Prince George of Denmark

1653 - 1708

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Prince George of Denmark (Danish: Jørgen; 2 April 1653 – 28 October 1708) was the husband of Anne, Queen of Great Britain. He was the consort of the British monarch from Anne's accession on 8 March 1702 until his death in 1708. The marriage of George and Anne was arranged in the early 1680s with a view to developing an Anglo-Danish alliance to contain Dutch maritime power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince George of Denmark has received more than 931,233 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Prince George of Denmark is the 3,444th most popular politician (down from 2,810th in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 87th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Danish Politician.

Prince George of Denmark was the father of King Christian IV of Denmark. He was a son of King James I of England and Anne of Denmark.

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Among politicians, Prince George of Denmark ranks 3,444 out of 15,710Before him are Leopold VI, Duke of Austria, Ephraim Katzir, Henry I, Duke of Bavaria, Baldwin II, Latin Emperor, Bernabò Visconti, and Hans-Dietrich Genscher. After him are Mark Felt, Jacob Kettler, Louis-Jules Trochu, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, and Dion of Syracuse.

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Among people born in 1653, Prince George of Denmark ranks 5Before him are Arcangelo Corelli, Johann Pachelbel, Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, and Claudia Felicitas of Austria. After him are André-Hercule de Fleury, Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Georg Muffat, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Maria Amalia of Courland, Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, and Carlo Ruzzini. Among people deceased in 1708, Prince George of Denmark ranks 5Before him are Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, and Guru Gobind Singh. After him are Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, Hedvig Sophia of Sweden, Seki Takakazu, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, John Blow, Ludolf Bakhuizen, and Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Prince George of Denmark ranks 112 out of 783Before him are Maximilian von Spee (1861), Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853), Hastein (810), Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark (1968), Erik Bruhn (1928), and Ejnar Hertzsprung (1873). After him are Bille August (1948), Gudfred (800), Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891), Peter Schmeichel (1963), N. F. S. Grundtvig (1783), and Mads Mikkelsen (1965).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Prince George of Denmark ranks 52Before him are Canute Lavard (1096), Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1753), Prince Valdemar of Denmark (1858), Eric II of Denmark (1090), Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853), and Hastein (810). After him are Gudfred (800), Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540), Valdemar III of Denmark (1314), Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796), Eric III of Denmark (1100), and Barthold Georg Niebuhr (1776).