Christopher I of Denmark

1219 - 1259

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Christopher I (Danish: Christoffer I) (1219 – 29 May 1259) was King of Denmark between 1252 and 1259. He was the son of Valdemar II of Denmark by his second wife, Berengaria of Portugal. He succeeded his brothers Eric IV Plovpenning and Abel of Denmark on the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher I of Denmark has received more than 148,850 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Christopher I of Denmark is the 2,690th most popular politician (up from 2,923rd in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 91st in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Danish Politician.

Christopher I of Denmark is most famous for his victory over the Swedes in the Battle of Helsingborg.

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Among politicians, Christopher I of Denmark ranks 2,690 out of 19,576Before him are Ahmed Qurei, Zhang Liang, Robert I, Duke of Parma, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Aleksandar Ranković, and Rudy Giuliani. After him are Guillaume Henri Dufour, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Artur Axmann, Pharnaces II of Pontus, Magnus the Good, and Louis-Jules Trochu.

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Among people born in 1219, Christopher I of Denmark ranks 2Before him is Ariq Böke. After him is Wonjong of Goryeo. Among people deceased in 1259, Christopher I of Denmark ranks 2Before him is Möngke Khan. After him are Henry of Latvia, Gojong of Goryeo, Al-Mansur Ali, Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, Ezzelino III da Romano, Thomas, Count of Flanders, and Matthew Paris.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Christopher I of Denmark ranks 85 out of 1,032Before him are Eric I of Denmark (1055), Eric IV of Denmark (1216), Jens Christian Skou (1918), Christopher II of Denmark (1276), Prince George of Denmark (1653), and Gerda Wegener (1886). After him are Sven Hassel (1917), Allan Simonsen (1952), Anne of Denmark (1574), Christina of Denmark (1521), Absalon (1128), and Georg Brandes (1842).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Christopher I of Denmark ranks 43Before him are Valdemar III of Denmark (1314), Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark (1771), Eric I of Denmark (1055), Eric IV of Denmark (1216), Christopher II of Denmark (1276), and Prince George of Denmark (1653). After him are Absalon (1128), John, King of Denmark (1455), Canute Lavard (1096), Eric III of Denmark (1100), Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1753), and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853).