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Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Prince of Denmark, King of Denmark, was born 8 April 1818 Gottorf Castle in Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany to Friedrich Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785-1831) and Luise Karoline von Hessen-Kassel (1789-1867) and died 29 January 1906 Amalienborg Copenhagen, Denmark of unspecified causes. He married Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898) 26 May 1842 Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Denmark. Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s.



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Offspring of Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843-1912) 3 June 1843 Copenhagen, Denmark 14 May 1912 Hamburg, Germany Louise of Sweden (1851-1926)
Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925) 1844 Copenhagen, Denmark 1925 Sandringham House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
George I of Greece (1845-1913) 24 December 1845 Thessaloniki, Greece 18 March 1913 Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851-1926)
Dagmar of Denmark (1847-1928) 26 November 1847 Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark 13 October 1928 Copenhagen, Denmark Alexander III of Russia (1845-1894)
Thyra of Denmark (1853-1933) 29 November 1853 Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark 26 February 1933 Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria Vilhelm Frimann Marcher (1841-1872) Vilhelm Frimann Marcher (1841-1872) Ernst August von Hannover (1845-1923)
Valdemar of Denmark (1858-1939) 27 October 1858 Bernstorff Castle, Gentofte, Denmark 14 January 1939 The Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark Marie d'Orléans (1865-1909)
















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