King Frederik VII of Denmark

Male6 October 1808–15 November 1863

Brief Life History of Frederik VII

When King Frederik VII of Denmark was born on 6 October 1808, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark, his father, King Christian VIII of Denmark, was 22 and his mother, Charlotte Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, was 23. He married Princess Wilhelmine María of Denmark and Norway on 1 November 1828, in København, Denmark. He died on 15 November 1863, in Glücksburg Schloß, Glücksburg (Ostsee), Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, at the age of 55, and was buried in Roskilde, Denmark.

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King Frederik VII of Denmark
Ane Andersdatter
Anders Olsen

Sources (7)

  • Frederik Den Syvende, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Frederik VII of Denmark, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frederik Carl Christian Danmark, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 3

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 5

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


Age 15

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Korean Kyong, Kyong Suk, Young, Chae, Chi Young, Hang, Kil, Rin, Sang Hun, Chang, Chong, Insoo, Kum, Sun Young, Yom, Young Hwan. Cambodian Kiwan, Oeurn, Phoeun, Pich, Saroeuth, Seung, Sophath, Sophea, Yoeun, Phan, Son. Indian Shanti, Harendra.

Indian (Uttar Pradesh): Brahmin name, from Sanskrit om, the Hindu sacred and mystic syllable uttered at the beginning of prayers.

Cambodian: written ឱម, corresponding to the exclamation of solemn affirmation, of Sanskrit origin (see 1 above), chanted by Buddhist monks.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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en.Wikipedia Frederick VII of Denmark

Frederick VII (Frederik Carl Christian; 6 October 1808 – 15 November 1863) was King of Denmark from 1848 to 1863. He was the last Danish monarch of the older Royal branch of the House of Oldenburg and …

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