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Hedwig of Denmark

1581 - 1641

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Princess Hedwig of Denmark (5 August 1581 – 26 November 1641) was the youngest daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, and Electress of Saxony from 1602 to 1611 as the wife of Christian II. The marriage was childless, and her husband was succeeded by his brother John George. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hedwig of Denmark has received more than 39,404 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hedwig of Denmark is the 611th most popular companion (down from 600th in 2019), the 254th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 290th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Danish Companion.

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Among companions, Hedwig of Denmark ranks 611 out of 673Before her are Margaret of Prades, Adelaide of Meissen, Princess Thyra of Denmark, Isabella of Clermont, Al-Khayzuran, and Bernadette Chirac. After her are Princess Louise of Denmark, Beatrice of Rethel, Beatrice of Bavaria, Adi ibn Hatim, Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen, and Agnes of Brandenburg.

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Among people born in 1581, Hedwig of Denmark ranks 11Before her are Peter Claver, Bernardo Strozzi, James Ussher, Archduchess Gregoria Maximiliana of Austria, Hendrik Brouwer, and Juan Ruiz de Alarcón. After her are Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, and Edmund Gunter. Among people deceased in 1641, Hedwig of Denmark ranks 12Before her are Jane Frances de Chantal, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully, Jan Janszoon, Jeremiah Horrocks, and Johan Banér. After her are Pau Claris i Casademunt, Franciscus Gomarus, Pedro Teixeira, Adam van Noort, Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, and Thomas Heywood.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Hedwig of Denmark ranks 254 out of 893Before her are Princess Thyra of Denmark (1880), Rued Langgaard (1893), Erik Scavenius (1877), Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann (1805), Frederick Christian I, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1721), and Søren Lerby (1958). After her are Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (1573), Princess Louise of Denmark (1875), Emil Christian Hansen (1842), Helena Christensen (1968), Wilhelm Marstrand (1810), and Erik Axelsson Tott (1419).

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