Christian IX of Denmark

1818 - 1906

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Christian IX (8 April 1818 – 29 January 1906) was King of Denmark from 15 November 1863 until his death in 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg. A younger son of Frederick William, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Christian grew up in the Duchy of Schleswig as a prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, a junior branch of the House of Oldenburg which had ruled Denmark since 1448. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian IX of Denmark has received more than 3,656,765 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Christian IX of Denmark is the 492nd most popular politician (up from 597th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Germany (up from 163rd in 2019) and the 35th most popular German Politician.

Christian IX of Denmark is most famous for being the King of Denmark from 1863-1906. He was a member of the House of Glücksburg, the Danish Royal Family.

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Among politicians, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 492 out of 19,576Before him are Yazid I, Fulgencio Batista, Edward VIII, Nicolas Sarkozy, Syngman Rhee, and Norodom Sihanouk. After him are Edward II of England, Merneptah, Gorm the Old, Heraklonas, Charles IV of France, and Charles I of England.

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Among people born in 1818, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 7Before him are Karl Marx, James Prescott Joule, Emily Brontë, Alexander II of Russia, Ignaz Semmelweis, and Ivan Turgenev. After him are Charles Gounod, Jacob Burckhardt, Lewis H. Morgan, Marius Petipa, Rudolf von Jhering, and Adolf Anderssen. Among people deceased in 1906, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Paul Cézanne, Pierre Curie, and Henrik Ibsen. After him are Ludwig Boltzmann, Élie Ducommun, Archduke Otto of Austria, Susan B. Anthony, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Georgy Gapon, and Anton Arensky.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 137 out of 7,253Before him are Erik Erikson (1902), Carl Orff (1895), George I of Great Britain (1660), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Baron Munchausen (1720), and Max von Laue (1879). After him are Meister Eckhart (1260), Otto Hahn (1879), Max Müller (1823), Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805), Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), and Gerd von Rundstedt (1875).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 35Before him are Charles the Fat (839), Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845), Augustus II the Strong (1670), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), Lothair I (795), and George I of Great Britain (1660). After him are Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973), Frederick William I of Prussia (1688), Friedrich Ebert (1871), Agrippina the Younger (15), and Franz von Papen (1879).