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Frederick VIII of Denmark

1843 - 1912

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Frederick VIII (Danish: Christian Frederik Vilhelm Carl; 3 June 1843 – 14 May 1912) was King of Denmark from 29 January 1906 until his death in 1912. The eldest son of King Christian IX, nicknamed the Father-in-law of Europe, Frederick was related to royalty throughout Europe. He was heir apparent to the Danish throne and served as crown prince for more than 42 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick VIII of Denmark has received more than 1,605,658 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Frederick VIII of Denmark is the 624th most popular politician (up from 967th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 30th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Danish Politician.

He is most famous for his abdication of the throne in order to marry the woman he loved.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 624 out of 19,576Before him are Gojong of Korea, Yuan Shikai, Reza Shah, Yesugei, Sviatoslav I of Kiev, and Anna of Russia. After him are John, King of England, Handan Sultan, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Thutmose I, James VI and I, and James Madison.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1843, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 5Before him are Robert Koch, Edvard Grieg, Charles Albert Gobat, and Bertha von Suttner. After him are Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Louis Renault, Henry James, William McKinley, Gabriel Tarde, and Elisabeth of Wied. Among people deceased in 1912, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Emperor Meiji, August Strindberg, and Henri Poincaré. After him are Jules Massenet, Frédéric Passy, Bram Stoker, Edward Smith, Karl May, Thomas Andrews, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and Robert Falcon Scott.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 24 out of 1,032Before him are Ole Rømer (1644), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian X of Denmark (1870), and Sigrid Undset (1882). After him are Christian II of Denmark (1481), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Johannes V. Jensen (1873), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), and Henrik Pontoppidan (1857).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 13Before him are Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), George I of Greece (1845), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), and Christian X of Denmark (1870). After him are Christian II of Denmark (1481), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), and Frederick III of Denmark (1609).