Christian X of Denmark

1870 - 1947

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Christian X (Danish: Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm; 26 September 1870 – 20 April 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947, and the only King of Iceland (as Kristján X) between 1918 and 1944. He was a member of the House of Glücksburg, a branch of the House of Oldenburg, and the first monarch since King Frederick VII born into the Danish royal family; both his father and his grandfather were born as princes of a ducal family from Schleswig. Among his siblings was King Haakon VII of Norway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian X of Denmark has received more than 1,416,564 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Christian X of Denmark is the 716th most popular politician (up from 927th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 30th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Danish Politician.

Christian X was the King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947. He was a member of the House of Glücksburg and the first king of Denmark to be born in the 20th century. He became king on the death of his father Frederick VIII.

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Among politicians, Christian X of Denmark ranks 716 out of 15,710Before him are Ahmose I, Manuel II Palaiologos, Sima Yi, Grigory Potemkin, Sargon II, and Jean-Baptiste Colbert. After him are Al-Ma'mun, Hong Taiji, Charles XIII of Sweden, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Shunzhi Emperor, and Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator.

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Among people born in 1870, Christian X of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Vladimir Lenin, Maria Montessori, and Alfred Adler. After him are Franz Lehár, Adolf Loos, William G. Morgan, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Albert Fish, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Jules Bordet, and Miguel Primo de Rivera. Among people deceased in 1947, Christian X of Denmark ranks 9Before him are Al Capone, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Rudolf Höss, Aleister Crowley, Philipp Lenard, and Kurt Lewin. After him are Victor Horta, Jozef Tiso, Raoul Wallenberg, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, George II of Greece, and Alfred North Whitehead.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Christian X of Denmark ranks 24 out of 783Before him are Saxo Grammaticus (1150), Ubba (1000), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), and Lili Elbe (1882). After him are Hjalmar Schacht (1877), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), and Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (850).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Christian X of Denmark ranks 11Before him are Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Gorm the Old (900), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Christian II of Denmark (1481), and Sweyn Forkbeard (960). After him are Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), Haakon VII of Norway (1872), and Christian VIII of Denmark (1786).