Christian III King of Denmark and Norway

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Christian III of Denmark and Norway of Oldenburg (Oldenburg), King

Danish: Christian III af Danmark og Norge von Oldenburg (Oldenburg) Konge, Norwegian: Kong Christian 3 Oldenburg, King
Also Known As: "Christian lll King of Denmark", "King of Denmark", "Christian III af Danmark og Norge von Oldenburg"
Birthplace: Schloss Gottorp, Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark (Denmark)
Death: January 01, 1559 (55)
Koldinghus, Kolding, Danmark (Denmark)
Place of Burial: Roskilde, Danmark
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick I King of Denmark and Norway; Anna von Brandenburg-Hohenzollern and Anna Brandenburg
Husband of Dorothea Lauenburg and Dorothea of Saxe Lauenburg
Father of Frederik 2 Oldenburg; Anna af Danmark; Frederick II, king of Denmark and Norway; Magnus, Divine Gratia Rex Livoniae Dominus Esthoniae et Littiae; John II "The Younger" of Denmark and Norway of Oldenburg, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg and 4 others
Brother of Dorothea of Denmark and Norway, Duchess of Prussia
Half brother of Geseke Fredriksdotter; Katharina Fredriksdatter; John "The Elder" Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Hadersleben; Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg; Anna von Oldenburg and 3 others

Occupation: Konge: Danmark 1534-1559, hertug Holstein, Konge av Danmark (1534-1559) og Norge (1536-1559), kung från 1534, Kung i Danmark 1534-1559 och Norge 1537-1559, King of Denmark and Norway 1534-1559, Dansk kung 1534-, Konge i Danmark 1534-59, Konge af Danmark
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Christian III King of Denmark and Norway


Predecessor Frederick I Successor Frederick II

Predecessor Frederick I and Christian II Successor Frederick II with John "the Elder" and Adolf

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Christian III King of Denmark and Norway's Timeline

December 8, 1503
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
November 22, 1532
Haderslev, Danmark
November 22, 1532
Kolding, Danmark
July 1, 1534
Haderslev, Schleswig, Danmark
July 1, 1534
Sønder Jylland
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
August 12, 1537
Age 33
Copenhagen, Denmark
August 26, 1540
København, Danmark
March 25, 1545
Kolding, Danmark