Christian VI of Denmark

1699 - 1746

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Christian VI (30 November 1699 – 6 August 1746) was King of Denmark and Norway from 1730 to 1746. The eldest surviving son of Frederick IV and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, he is considered one of Denmark-Norway's more anonymous kings, but he was a skilled politician, best known for his authoritarian regime. He was the first king of the Oldenburg dynasty to refrain from entering in any war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian VI of Denmark has received more than 282,700 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Christian VI of Denmark is the 1,342nd most popular politician (up from 1,387th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 50th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Danish Politician.

Christian VI of Denmark is most famous for being the king of Denmark from 1730 to 1746. He was the son of Christian V of Denmark and Sophia Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach.

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Among politicians, Christian VI of Denmark ranks 1,342 out of 15,710Before him are Ahaz, Berengar I of Italy, Mentor, Baldwin II of Jerusalem, Ghazan, and Gregor Strasser. After him are Norodom Sihamoni, Phorcys, Cleopatra II of Egypt, Itō Hirobumi, Leo IV the Khazar, and Christian V of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1699, Christian VI of Denmark ranks 3Before him are Osman III and Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin. After him are Maria Josepha of Austria, Johann Adolph Hasse, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, Mastani, Bernard de Jussieu, Alamgir II, Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, and Rafi ud-Darajat. Among people deceased in 1746, Christian VI of Denmark ranks 2Before him is Philip V of Spain. After him are Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain, Anna Leopoldovna, Colin Maclaurin, Francis Hutcheson, Georg Wilhelm Steller, Domenico Alberti, Nicolas de Largillière, and Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Christian VI of Denmark ranks 51 out of 783Before him are Frederick VII of Denmark (1808), Aage Bohr (1922), Henrik Dam (1895), Frederick IV of Denmark (1671), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), and Frederick I of Denmark (1471). After him are Johannes V. Jensen (1873), Nicolas Steno (1638), Arne Jacobsen (1902), Carl Nielsen (1865), Tollund Man (-400), and Abel, King of Denmark (1218).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Christian VI of Denmark ranks 28Before him are Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320), Cnut the Great (995), John, King of Denmark (1455), Frederick VII of Denmark (1808), Frederick IV of Denmark (1671), and Frederick I of Denmark (1471). After him are Abel, King of Denmark (1218), Fredrik Bajer (1837), Canute IV of Denmark (1043), Princess Benedikte of Denmark (1944), Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark (1771), and Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1900).