Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Prince of Denmark, King of Denmark, was born 8 April 1818 at Gottorf Castle in Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany to Friedrich Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785-1831) and Luise Karoline von Hessen-Kassel (1789-1867) and died 29 January 1906 at Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Denmark of unspecified causes. He married Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898) 26 May 1842 at Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Denmark. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Poland, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Scotland, England, Belgium, Spain, Geneva, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia, Italy, Bohemia, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Turkey.


Offspring of Christian von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843-1912) 3 June 1843 Copenhagen, Denmark 14 May 1912 Hamburg, Germany Louise of Sweden (1851-1926)

Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925) 1844 Copenhagen, Denmark 1925 Sandringham House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)

George I of Greece (1845-1913) 24 December 1845 Copenhagen, Denmark 18 March 1913 Thessaloniki, Greece Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851-1926)

Dagmar of Denmark (1847-1928) 26 November 1847 Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark 13 October 1928 Copenhagen, Denmark Alexander III of Russia (1845-1894)

Thyra of Denmark (1853-1933) 29 November 1853 Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark 26 February 1933 Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria Vilhelm Frimann Marcher (1841-1872)
Ernst August von Hannover (1845-1923)

Valdemar of Denmark (1858-1939)

Namesakes of Christian IX of Denmark (1818-1906)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Christian V of Denmark (1646-1699)Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyCopenhagen, DenmarkFrederik III of Denmark (1609-1670)Sophie Amalie von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1628-1685)Charlotte Amalie von Hessen-Kassel (1650-1714)+Sofie Amalie Moth (1654-1719)
Christian V. von Oldenburg (c1342-1423)Konrad I. von Oldenburg (c1300-1368)Ingeborg von Holstein-Plön (c1316-aft1349)Agnes von Hohnstein-Heringen (c1360-1404)
Christian II of Denmark (1481-1559)Nyborg, DenmarkKalundborg Castle, Kalundborg, DenmarkHans of Denmark (1455-1513)Christina von Sachsen (1461-1521)Isabella of Austria (1501-1526)
Christian IV of Denmark (1577-1648)Hillerød, DenmarkCopenhagen, DenmarkFrederik II of Denmark (1534-1588)Sophie von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1557-1631)Anna Katharina von Brandenburg (1575-1612)+Kirstine Munk (1598-1658)
Christian VIII of Denmark (1786-1848)Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, DenmarkAmalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, DenmarkFrederik of Denmark (1753-1805)Sophie Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758-1794)Charlotte Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784-1840)+Karoline Amalie von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1796-1881)
Christian IX of Denmark (1818-1906)Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyCopenhagen, DenmarkFriedrich Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785-1831)Luise Karoline von Hessen-Kassel (1789-1867)Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898)
Christian I. von Oldenburg (c1123-1167)Egilmar II. von Oldenburg (c1070-aft1142)Eilika von Werl-Rietberg (c1103-c1150)Kunigunde von Versfleht
Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)Gottorf CastleKoldingFrederick Oldenburg (1471-1533)Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514)Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)
Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481)Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, GermanyCopenhagen, DenmarkDietrich von Oldenburg (1390-1444)Heilwig von Schleswig-Holstein (c1400-c1436)Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495)
Christian VII of Denmark (1749-1808)Copenhagen, DenmarkRendsburg, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyFrederik V of Denmark (1723-1766)Louisa of Great Britain (1724-1751)Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751-1775)
Christian II. von Oldenburg (c1180-1233)Moritz I. von Oldenburg (c1145-aft1209)Salome von Hochstaden-WickrathAgnes von Altena (c1184-c1231)
Christian X of Denmark (1870-1947)Copenhagen, DenmarkCopenhagen, DenmarkFrederick VIII of Denmark (1843-1912)Louise of Sweden (1851-1926)Alexandrine von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879-1952)
Christian VI of Denmark (1699-1746)Copenhagen, DenmarkHirschholm Palace, Horsholm, DenmarkFrederik IV of Denmark (1671-1730)Louise zu Mecklenburg (1667-1721)Sophie Magdalene von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700-1770)
Christian III. von Oldenburg (c1250-1285)Johann I. von Oldenburg (c1204-c1270)Richza von Hoya (c1240-c1287)Hedwig von Oldenburg-Wildeshausen (1233-1315)
Christian August II von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1798-1869)København, DenmarkPrzemków, PolandFriedrich Christian II von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1765-1814)Louise Auguste of Denmark (1771-1843)Lovisa-Sophie Danneskjold-Samsøe (1797-1867)
Christian August von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1696-1754)Augustenborg, DenmarkAugustenborg, DenmarkFriedrich Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1668-1714)Sofie Amalie von Ahlefeldt-Rixingen (1675-1741)Frederikke Louise af Danneskiold-Samsøe (1699-1744)
Frederick IX of Denmark (1899-1972)Kongens Lyngby, DenmarkCopenhagen, DenmarkChristian X of Denmark (1870-1947)Alexandrine von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879-1952)Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000)
Frederick VIII of Denmark (1843-1912)Copenhagen, DenmarkHamburg, GermanyChristian IX of Denmark (1818-1906)Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898)Louise of Sweden (1851-1926)
Christian Karl von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön-Norburg (1674-1706)Magdeburg, GermanySønderborg, DenmarkAugust von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön-Norburg (1635-1699)Elisabeth Charlotte von Anhalt-Harzgerode (1647-1723)Dorothea Christine von Aichelburg (1674-1762)

Common ancestors of Christian IX of Denmark (1818-1906) and Louise von Hessen-Kassel (1817-1898)

  1. Amalia von Kurland (1653-1711)
  2. Christian Heinrich von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1661-1708)
  3. Christian VI of Denmark (1699-1746)
  4. Dorothea Wilhelmine von Sachsen-Zeitz (1691-1743)
  5. Eleonore Erdmuthe Luise von Sachsen-Eisenach (1662-1696)
  6. Frederik IV of Denmark (1671-1730)
  7. Frederik V of Denmark (1723-1766)
  8. Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785)
  9. George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
  10. George II of Great Britain (1683-1760)
  11. Johann Friedrich von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1654-1686)
  12. Karl von Hessen-Kassel (1654-1730)
  13. Louise zu Mecklenburg (1667-1721)
  14. Maria Amalia von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1670-1739)
  15. Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)
  16. Moritz Wilhelm von Sachsen-Zeitz (1664-1718)
  17. Sophie Christiane von Wolfstein (1667-1737)
  18. Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
  19. Sophie Magdalene von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700-1770)
  20. Wilhelm VIII. von Hessen-Kassel (1682-1760)
  21. Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)

second cousin

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926)

Footnotes (including sources)

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