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Christian VII of Denmark

1749 - 1808

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Christian VII (29 January 1749 – 13 March 1808) was King of Denmark and Norway and Duke of Schleswig and Holstein from 1766 until his death in 1808. His motto was "Gloria ex amore patriae" ("Glory through love of the fatherland"). Christian VII's reign was marked by mental illness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian VII of Denmark has received more than 1,631,961 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Christian VII of Denmark is the 511th most popular politician (down from 495th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 12th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Danish Politician.

Christian VII was the King of Denmark and Norway from 1766 until 1808. He was the son of King Frederick V and his first wife Louise of Great Britain. Christian's reign was marked by mental illness and for most of his reign, power was exercised by his half-brother Frederick VI. In 1808, Christian was deposed in a coup and the Danish monarchy was abolished.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Christian VII of Denmark ranks 511 out of 19,576Before him are Frederick William III of Prussia, Władysław II Jagiełło, John Adams, Zenobia, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, and Yaroslav the Wise. After him are Alexios I Komnenos, James Monroe, Christina, Queen of Sweden, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Dilma Rousseff, and Margaret I of Denmark.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1749, Christian VII of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Pierre-Simon Laplace, and Edward Jenner. After him are Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Nicolas Appert, Yolande de Polastron, Domenico Cimarosa, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Daniel Rutherford, and Adélaïde Labille-Guiard. Among people deceased in 1808, Christian VII of Denmark ranks 2Before him is Selim III. After him are Mustafa IV, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, John Dickinson, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Johan Christian Fabricius, Hubert Robert, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Gaétan Vestris, and Friedrich Kasimir Medikus.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Christian VII of Denmark ranks 15 out of 1,032Before him are Asta Nielsen (1881), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Björn Ironside (800), Karen Blixen (1885), Vitus Bering (1681), and Gorm the Old (900). After him are Margaret I of Denmark (1353), George I of Greece (1845), Ole Rømer (1644), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), and Sweyn Forkbeard (960).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Christian VII of Denmark ranks 7Before him are Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Ivar the Boneless (900), Cnut the Great (995), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Björn Ironside (800), and Gorm the Old (900). After him are Margaret I of Denmark (1353), George I of Greece (1845), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian X of Denmark (1870), and Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843).