Christina of Holstein-Gottorp

1573 - 1625

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Christina of Holstein-Gottorp (13 April 1573 in Kiel – 8 December 1625 at Gripsholm Castle) was Queen of Sweden as the second wife of King Charles IX. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christina of Holstein-Gottorp has received more than 86,299 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Christina of Holstein-Gottorp is the 217th most popular companion (up from 220th in 2019), the 804th most popular biography from Germany (up from 819th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Companion.

Christina of Holstein-Gottorp is most famous for being the last Duchess of Parma and Piacenza. She was the daughter of Duke Adolf Friedrich of Holstein-Gottorp and Princess Christine of Hesse-Cassel. She was married to Duke Charles II of Parma, and was the mother of Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma.

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Among companions, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 217 out of 784Before her are Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Rachele Mussolini, Scribonia, Sophie of France, Queen Inhyeon, and Louise of the Netherlands. After her are Catherine of Valois, Maria Theresa of Austria, Elizabeth of Pomerania, Adelaide of Austria, Henrietta Maria of France, and Nazli Sabri.

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Among people born in 1573, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 6Before her are Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, William Laud, Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, Gabrielle d'Estrées, and Simon Marius. After her are Inigo Jones, Ambrosius Bosschaert, Ukita Hideie, Ernest Casimir I, Count of Nassau-Dietz, Sebastiaen Vrancx, and Agnes Hedwig of Anhalt. Among people deceased in 1625, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 8Before her are Sofonisba Anguissola, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Maurice, Prince of Orange, Johann Bayer, Willem Schouten, and Simon Marius. After her are Duchess Anna of Prussia, Giambattista Marino, Mōri Terumoto, Anna Vasa of Sweden, Honoré d'Urfé, and Francisco Gómez de Sandoval, 1st Duke of Lerma.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp ranks 804 out of 7,253Before her are Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Max Schmeling (1905), Hans-Valentin Hube (1890), and Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629). After her are Frank Wedekind (1864), Herschel Grynszpan (1921), Hugo Sperrle (1885), Agnes of Merania (1175), Boris Becker (1967), and Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946).

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