Frederick VI of Denmark

1768 - 1839

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Frederick VI (Danish and Norwegian: Frederik; 28 January 1768 – 3 December 1839) was King of Denmark from 13 March 1808 to 3 December 1839 and King of Norway from 13 March 1808 to 7 February 1814, making him the last king of Denmark–Norway. From 1784 until his accession, he served as regent during his father's mental illness and was referred to as the "Crown Prince Regent" (kronprinsregent). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick VI of Denmark has received more than 655,991 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Frederick VI of Denmark is the 868th most popular politician (up from 877th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 27th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Danish Politician.

King Frederick VI of Denmark was most famous for his role in the 1864 Second Schleswig War. The war was fought between Denmark and Prussia and Austria over the two regions of Schleswig and Holstein.

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Among politicians, Frederick VI of Denmark ranks 868 out of 15,710. Before him are Kara Mustafa Pasha, Basil I, Roger II of Sicily, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Nikephoros I, and Charles I of Hungary. After him are Nadezhda Krupskaya, Josiah, Emperor Gaozu of Tang, Sergey Kirov, Justin Trudeau, and John VIII Palaiologos.

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Among people born in 1768, Frederick VI of Denmark ranks 7Before him are Joseph Fourier, Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, François-René de Chateaubriand, Joseph Bonaparte, Charlotte Corday, and Friedrich Schleiermacher. After him are Karađorđe, Louis Desaix, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Tecumseh, Caroline of Brunswick, and Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise. Among people deceased in 1839, Frederick VI of Denmark ranks 2Before him is Mahmud II. After him are Friedrich Mohs, Caroline Bonaparte, Fernando Sor, Pehr Henrik Ling, William, Duke of Nassau, William Smith, Ranjit Singh, Princess Marie of Orléans, Charlotte Bonaparte, and Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Frederick VI of Denmark ranks 31 out of 783. Before him are Hjalmar Schacht (1877), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843), Henrik Pontoppidan (1857), and Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye (850). After him are Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Maria Feodorovna (1847), Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), and Frederick V of Denmark (1723).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Frederick VI of Denmark ranks 15Before him are Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian X of Denmark (1870), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), Harald Bluetooth (935), and Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843). After him are Haakon VII of Norway (1872), Christian VIII of Denmark (1786), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), Frederick V of Denmark (1723), Frederick II of Denmark (1534), and Valdemar II of Denmark (1170).