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Encyclopedia > Frederick IX of Denmark
Frederik IX visits the Løgting of the Faroes. To the right is the Faroese Prime Minister Kjartan Mohr.
Danish Royalty
House of Oldenburg (Glücksburg branch)

Christian IX
Children
   Crown Prince Frederik
   Princess Alexandra
   Prince Vilhelm
   Princess Dagmar
   Princess Thyra
   Prince Valdemar
Frederick VIII
Children
   Crown Prince Christian
   Prince Carl
   Princess Louise
   Prince Harald
   Princess Ingeborg
   Princess Thyra
   Prince Gustav
   Princess Dagmar
Christian X
Children
   Crown Prince Frederik
   Prince Knud
Frederick IX
Children
   Crown Princess Margrethe
   Princess Benedikte
   Princess Anne-Marie
Margrethe II
Children
   Crown Prince Frederik
   Prince Joachim
Grandchildren
   Prince Christian
   Prince Nikolai
   Prince Felix

Frederick IX of Denmark (Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg) (March 11, 1899January 14, 1972) was King of Denmark from April 20, 1947 until his death. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (619x626, 52 KB) King Frederik IX of Denmark and the member of Løgting Kjartan Mohr in the parliaments hall, Faroe Islands By courtesy of Føroya Løgting (http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (619x626, 52 KB) King Frederik IX of Denmark and the member of Løgting Kjartan Mohr in the parliaments hall, Faroe Islands By courtesy of Føroya Løgting (http://www. ... The Løgting, or Løgtingið is the parliament of the Faroe Islands, a self ruling dependency of Denmark. ... The Faroe Islands (Faroese: Føroyar, meaning Sheep Islands) are a group of islands in the north Atlantic Ocean between Scotland and Iceland. ... Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (in Danish: Slesvig-Holsten-Sønderborg-Lyksborg (or Glücksborg)), from Glücksburg in northernmost Germany, is a line of the House of Oldenburg (Danish: Oldenborg), to which the royal houses of Denmark, Norway, and the former royal house of Greece belong. ... This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Christian IX of Denmark (April 8, 1818 – January 29, 1906) was King of Denmark from November 15, 1863 to January 29, 1906. ... Frederik VIII (June 3, 1843 – May 14, 1912), was King of Denmark from 1906–1912. ... This page is about the wife of Edward VII of the United Kingdom. ... George I (December 24, 1845 – March 18, 1913) was King of the Hellenes (Greece) from 1863 to 1913. ... Princess Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar (November 26, 1847 - October 13, 1928) was born as the second daughter of Louise of Hesse and Christian of Glucksburg. ... Thyra of Denmark (September 29, 1853 - February 26, 1933) was the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark and Luise of Hesse-Kassel. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Frederik VIII (June 3, 1843 – May 14, 1912), was King of Denmark from 1906–1912. ... Christian X of Denmark (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (September 26, 1870 – April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and of Iceland between 1918 and 1944. ... King Haakon VII of Norway, born as Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel (August 3, 1872–September 21, 1957), was the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the personal union with Sweden. ... Ingeborg of Denmark (1878 - 1958) was the wife of Prince Charles of Sweden whom she married in 1897. ... Christian X of Denmark (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (September 26, 1870 – April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and of Iceland between 1918 and 1944. ... Hereditary Prince Knud of Denmark, (Knud Christian Frederik Michael) 27 July 1900 – 14 June 1976, was the second son and youngest child of King Christian X and Queen Alexandrine. ... Queen Margrethe II (Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid) (born 16 April 1940) is the Queen regnant and head of state of Denmark. ... Her Royal Highness Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Princess of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, née Glucksburg, born 29 April 1944) is a daughter of King Frederick IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid. ... Queen Anne-Marie (born Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark, 30 August 1946) is the wife of King Constantine II of Greece, who was deposed by a military coup in 1967. ... Queen Margrethe II (Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid) (born 16 April 1940) is the Queen regnant and head of state of Denmark. ... Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (born Frederik André Henrik Christian on 26 May 1968 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is the eldest son of Queen Margrethe II and her husband, Prince Consort Henrik. ... Prince Joachim of Denmark (Joachim Holger Valdemar Christian), born 7 June 1969, is the younger son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her husband, Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark. ... A photo of Prince Christian from 14 November 2005. ... His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark (Nikolai William Alexander Frederik) (b. ... His Highness Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian, Prince of Denmark (b. ... 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ...


He was the son of King Christian X of Denmark and Queen Alexandrine, born Duchess of Mecklenburg. Christian X of Denmark (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (September 26, 1870 – April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and of Iceland between 1918 and 1944. ... Queen Alexandrine of Denmark (December 24, 1879- December 28, 1952) was the consort of King Christian X of Denmark She was born a Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, in the city of Schwerin. ...


Frederik was educated at the Danish Naval Academy (breaking Danish royal tradition by choosing a naval instead of an army career) and the University of Copenhagen. Before he became King, he had acquired the rank of Rear Admiral and he had had several senior commands on active service. In addition, with his great love of music the King was an able piano player and conductor. University of Copenhagen The University of Copenhagen (Danish: Københavns Universitet) is the oldest and largest university and research institution in Copenhagen, Denmark. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... A grand piano A piano is a keyboard instrument, which is widely used in western music for solo performance, chamber music, and accompaniment, and also as a convenient aid to composing and rehearsal. ... Look up conductor in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Frederick's reign saw great change. During these years, Danish society shook off the restrictions of an agricultural society and developed a welfare state. And, as a consequence of the booming economy of the 1960s, women entered the labour market. In other words, Denmark became a modern country, which meant altogether new demands on the monarchy and its ability to adjust.


He married Princess Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000, daughter of Crown Prince Gustav Adolf, later King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden) on May 24, 1935. Of this marriage three daughters were born: Ingrid of Sweden (Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg, née Bernadotte) (March 28, 1910-November 7, 2000) was the queen consort of King Frederick IX of Denmark. ... Gustaf VI Adolf (Oskar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf) (November 11, 1882 – September 15, 1973) was King of Sweden from 1950 until his death. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

When he had no sons, it was expected that his younger brother Knud would inherit the throne, in accordance with Denmark's succession law (Royal Ordinance of 1853). However, in 1953, an Act of Succession was passed, changing the method of succession to cognatic primogeniture, meaning that his eldest daughter, Margrethe, could succeed if he had no sons. The King never did have any sons, so Princess Margrethe did succeed, as Queen Margrethe II. Queen Margrethe II (Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid) (born 16 April 1940) is the Queen regnant and head of state of Denmark. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Her Royal Highness Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Princess of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, née Glucksburg, born 29 April 1944) is a daughter of King Frederick IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (born 29 October 1934) is the son of Prince Gustav Albrecht of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Princess Margareta of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Her Majesty Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid, Queen of the Hellenes was born on 30 August 1946 at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Constantine, formerly Constantine II, King of the Hellenes, and his wife Constantine of Greece, formerly Constantine II, King of the Hellenes (born June 2, 1940) was King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1974. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... Primogeniture is inheritance by the first-born of the entirety of a parents wealth, estate or office. ...


Shortly after the King had delivered his New Year's Address to the Nation at the 1971/72 turn of the year, he fell ill. On his passing in 1972, King Frederik IX was buried outside Roskilde Cathedral near Copenhagen. The previous rulers had been interred in the cathedral, but it was the King's wish to be buried outside the cathedral instead. Roskilde Cathedral Roskilde Cathedral (Danish: Roskilde Domkirke), in the city of Roskilde on the Island of Zealand (Sjaelland) in eastern Denmark was the first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick and its construction encouraged the spread of this Brick Gothic style throughout Northern Europe. ...

Styles of
King Frederik IX of Denmark
Reference style His Majesty
Spoken style Your Majesty
Alternative style Sir
Preceded by:
Christian X
King of Denmark
20 April 194714 January 1972
Succeeded by:
Margrethe II

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Frederick IX of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (430 words)
Frederick IX of Denmark (Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg) (March 11, 1899 – January 14, 1972) was King of Denmark from April 20, 1947 until his death.
He was the son of King Christian X of Denmark and Queen Alexandrine, born Duchess of Mecklenburg.
Princess Margrethe (born 1940), later Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Frederick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (521 words)
Frederick is Friedrich in German, Fredrik in Swedish and Norwegian, Frederik in Danish, Dutch and Finnish, Fryderyk in Polish, Federico in Italian and Spanish, and Frédéric in French.
Frederick I of Austria (Babenberg), Duke of Austria from 1195-1198
Frederick I of Austria (Habsburg), the Handsome, (1286-1330), Duke of Austria and King of the Romans as Frederick (III).
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