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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 1,313,222 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Frederick VIII of Denmark is the 975th most popular politician (down from 810th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 28th in 2019) and the 15th 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 975 out of 15,577Before him are Constantine II, Ferdinand I of Romania, Abolhassan Banisadr, Casimir III the Great, Zewditu, and Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden. After him are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Pedro II of Brazil, False Dmitry I, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Louis IV of France, and Emperor Yingzong of Ming.

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Among people born in 1843, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 7Before him are Robert Koch, Edvard Grieg, Charles Albert Gobat, Bertha von Suttner, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, and Camillo Golgi. After him are Louis Renault, Henry James, William McKinley, Gabriel Tarde, Elisabeth of Wied, and Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Among people deceased in 1912, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 8Before him are Henri Poincaré, August Strindberg, Jules Massenet, Edward Smith, Bram Stoker, and Frédéric Passy. After him are Karl May, Thomas Andrews, Robert Falcon Scott, Joseph Lister, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and William McMaster Murdoch.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 31 out of 893Before him are Christian X of Denmark (1870), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Frederick VI of Denmark (1768), Maria Feodorovna (1847), Saxo Grammaticus (1150), and Ubba (1000). After him are Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Harald Bluetooth (935), Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770), Victor Borge (1909), Johannes V. Jensen (1873), and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Frederick VIII of Denmark ranks 15Before him are Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Christian X of Denmark (1870), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), and Frederick VI of Denmark (1768). After him are Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Valdemar II of Denmark (1170), and John, King of Denmark (1455).