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 967,098 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Frederick VIII of Denmark is the 811th most popular politician (up from 989th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 37th in 2019) and the 14th 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, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 811 out of 15,710Before him are Maxentius, Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, Thutmose II, Aldo Moro, Mary, Queen of Hungary, and Charles II of England. After him are Wilhelm Frick, Johann Friedrich Struensee, Xiang Yu, İsmet İnönü, Sigismund II Augustus, and Eric Bloodaxe.

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Among people born in 1843, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Edvard Grieg, Robert Koch, and Bertha von Suttner. After him are Camillo Golgi, Henry James, Louis Renault, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Charles Albert Gobat, William McKinley, Gabriel Tarde, and Elisabeth of Wied. Among people deceased in 1912, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 8Before him are Henri Poincaré, August Strindberg, Bram Stoker, Edward Smith, Jules Massenet, and Karl May. After him are Thomas Andrews, Frédéric Passy, Joseph Lister, Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Robert Falcon Scott, and Lawrence Alma-Tadema.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 28 out of 783Before him are Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Lili Elbe (1882), Christian X of Denmark (1870), Hjalmar Schacht (1877), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), and Harald Bluetooth (935). After him are Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (850), Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Maria Feodorovna (1847), and Christian VIII of Denmark (1786).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 14Before him are Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian X of Denmark (1870), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), and Harald Bluetooth (935). After him are Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), and Frederick II of Denmark (1534).