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Encyclopedia > Frederick I of Denmark
King Frederick I.
King Frederick I.

Frederick I of Denmark and Norway (October 7, 1471April 10, 1533) was the son of the first Oldenburg King Christian I of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (1426-1481) and of Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430-1495). The name is also spelled Friedrich in German, Frederik in Danish, and Fredrik in Swedish. Image File history File links File links The following pages link to this file: Frederick I of Denmark ... Image File history File links File links The following pages link to this file: Frederick I of Denmark ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... This article is about the year 1471, not the BT caller ID service accessible by dialling 1-4-7-1. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Events January 25 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne Boleyn, his second Queen consort. ... Christian I of Denmark (1426 – 1481), Danish monarch and union king of Denmark (1448 – 1481), Norway (1450 – 1481) and Sweden (1457 – 1464), under the Kalmar Union. ... Events March 6 - Battle of St. ... Events May 3 - Mehmed II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Beyazid II. May 21 - Christian I, King of Denmark and Norway dies and is succeeded by his son John (1481-1513) With the death of Duke Charles IV of Anjou, Anjou was reverted... Dorothea of Brandenburg (1431 to 1495) was the daughter of Johan of Brandenburg and Barbara of Sachsen-Wittenberg. ... // Events May 23 - Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne The Ottoman Empire captures Thessalonica from the Venetians First use of optical methods in the creation of Art A map of Europe in 1430. ... 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The underage Frederick was elected co-Duke of Schleswig and Holstein in 1482, soon after the death of his father, the other co-duke being his ten years elder brother Johann (or Hans), the King. At Frederick's majority in 1490 both duchies were divided between the brothers. In 1500 he'd convinced his brother and co-duke for a conquest of Dithmarschen, and a great army was called from not only the duchies, but with additions from all of the Kalmar Union for which his brother briefly was king. Also numerous German mercenaries took part. The expedition failed however miserably in the Battle of Hemmingstedt, where one third of all knights of Schleswig and Holstein lost their lives. The region of Schleswig (former English name: Sleswick, Danish: Sønderjylland or Slesvig, Low German: Sleswig, North Frisian: Slaswik or Sleesweg) covers the area about 60 km north and 70 km south of the border between Germany and Denmark. ... Holstein (Hol-shtayn) (Low German: Holsteen, Danish: Holsten, Latin and historical English: Holsatia) is the southern part of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, between the rivers Elbe, Eider, and the Schlei firth. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... John, Johann, Johan II, Danish and Norwegian name Hans, was a Danish monarch and union king of Denmark (1481 – 1513), Norway (1483 – 1513) Sweden (1497 – 1501), under the Kalmar Union, and also Duke of Schleswig and Holstein. ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... 1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dithmarschen is a district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... The royal lineages of Norway, Sweden and Denmark for the period around the formation of the Kalmar Union The Kalmar Union (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish: Kalmarunionen) was a series of personal unions (1397–1520) that united the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden under a single monarch. ... A mercenary is a soldier who fights, or engages in warfare primarily for private gain, usually with little regard for ideological, national or political considerations. ... The Battle of Hemmingstedt took place on February 17th 1500 near the village of Hemmingstedt in present-day Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. ... The silver Anglia knight, commissioned as a trophy in 1850, intended to represent the Black Prince. ...


In 1502 he married Anna of Brandenburg (15 years old; a daughter of the cousin of his mother; 1487-1514). The couple had two children: Christian, the future duke and king (born in 1503) and Dorothea (born in 1504). 1502 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Richard Fox becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... 1514 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christian III Christian III (August 12, 1503–January 1, 1559), king of Denmark and Norway, was the son of Frederick I of Denmark and his first consort, Anne of Brandenburg. ... 1503 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1504 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Frederick's wife Anna died on May 5, 1514, 26 years old. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... 1514 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Four years later, Frederick married Sophie of Pomerania (20 years old; 1498-1568), a daughter of Duke Bogislaw "the Great" of Pomerania. Sophie and Frederick had six children: Duke John of Holstein ( born in 1521), Elisabeth (born in 1524), Duke Adolf of Holstein (born in 1526), Anna, Dorothea (dead 1528) and Bishop Friedrich of Hildesheim and Schleswig (born in 1532). 1498 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 23 - Peace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Events January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ... Events May 16 - Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England. ...


In 1523 his nephew Christian II, the King of Denmark and Sweden, was forced by disloyal nobles to abdicate, and the duke took the throne as king Frederick I. A group of Jutish nobles had offered Frederick the throne as early as 1513, when his brother king Hans died, but he had declined, rightly believing that the majority of the Danish nobility would be loyal to prince Christian. Events April - Battle of Villalar - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. ... Christian II (July 2, 1481 – January 25, 1559) was a Danish monarch and King of Denmark, Norway (1513 – 1523) and Sweden (1520 – 1521), under the Kalmar Union. ... John, Johann, Johan II, Danish and Norwegian name Hans, was a Danish monarch and union king of Denmark (1481 – 1513), Norway (1483 – 1513) Sweden (1497 – 1501), under the Kalmar Union, and also Duke of Schleswig and Holstein. ...


During his rule as a Danish king Frederick had to suppress social revolts among the peasants at the same time as the rise of the Protestant movement made a balancing attitude a necessity. Without being a man of greater statesmanship Frederick managed to escape all open conflicts even though he seems to have accepted the spread of Lutheran propaganda. 1532 he succeded in capturing Christian II who had tried to get a political come-back in Norway.


In 1525 his son, the future king Christian III, married Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg (14 years old; 1511-1571). Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... 1511 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ...


He died on April 10, 1533 in Gottorp, at an age of 61. April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Events January 25 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne Boleyn, his second Queen consort. ...

Preceded by:
Christian II
King of Denmark
15231533
Succeeded by:
Christian III
King of Norway
15231533

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