Christian I of Denmark

1426 - 1481

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Christian I (February 1426 – 21 May 1481) was a Scandinavian monarch under the Kalmar Union. He was king of Denmark (1448–1481), Norway (1450–1481) and Sweden (1457–1464). From 1460 to 1481, he was also duke of Schleswig (within Denmark) and count (after 1474, duke) of Holstein (within the Holy Roman Empire). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian I of Denmark has received more than 617,717 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Christian I of Denmark is the 967th most popular politician (down from 864th in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from Germany (down from 243rd in 2019) and the 77th most popular German Politician.

Christian IV of Denmark was king of Denmark and Norway from 1648 until his death in 1670. He was the son of King Christian III of Denmark and Norway and Queen Anne Catherine of Brandenburg. Christian had a lifelong interest in art, science, and culture. He is most famous for founding Denmark's Royal Theatre in 1648 and the Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1666.

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Among politicians, Christian I of Denmark ranks 967 out of 15,710Before him are John II of Portugal, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Ptolemy IV Philopator, George II of Greece, Critias, and Wanli Emperor. After him are Handan Sultan, Peter III of Aragon, Shoshenq I, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, Louis IV of France, and Thutmose IV.

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Among people born in 1426, Christian I of Denmark ranks 1After him are Eleanor of Navarre, Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, John II, Duke of Bourbon, and Giovanni Pontano. Among people deceased in 1481, Christian I of Denmark ranks 2Before him is Mehmed the Conqueror. After him are Afonso V of Portugal, Lekë Dukagjini, Axayacatl, Ikkyū, Charles IV of Anjou, Bartolomeo Platina, Francesco Filelfo, and John I, Duke of Cleves.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian I of Denmark ranks 286 out of 5,289Before him are Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787), Klaus Barbie (1913), Anton Drexler (1884), Karl Weierstrass (1815), Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), and Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881). After him are Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Emil Nolde (1867), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), and Albrecht Altdorfer (1480).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Christian I of Denmark ranks 77Before him are Wilhelm Pieck (1876), Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia (1361), Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (955), Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), and Anton Drexler (1884). After him are Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), Joachim Gauck (1940), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744), and Frederick I of Sweden (1676).