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Frederik VII Carl Christian of Denmark, King of Denmark, was born 6 October 1808 in Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian VIII of Denmark (1786-1848) and Charlotte Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784-1840) and died 15 November 1863 Glücksburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark (1808-1891) 1 November 1828 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He married Karoline Charlotte Marianne von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1821-1876) 10 June 1841 in Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. He married Louise Christine Rasmussen (1815-1874) 7 August 1850 . Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s.

He was the last Danish monarch of the older Royal branch of the House of Oldenburg and also the last king of Denmark to rule as an absolute monarch. During his reign, he signed a constitution that established a Danish parliament and made the country a constitutional monarchy.
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Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • They separated in 1834 and divorced in 1837
2 Wedding 2
  • divorced in 1846


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