Frederik V of Denmark, King of Denmark and Norway, was born 31 March 1723 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian VI of Denmark (1699-1746) and Sophie Magdalene von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700-1770) and died 14 January 1766 in Copenhagen, Denmark of unspecified causes. He married Louisa of Great Britain (1724-1751) 11 December 1743 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He married Juliana Maria von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1729-1796) 8 July 1752 in Frederiksborg. 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), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Denmark, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Portugal, England, Turkey.


Offspring of Frederik V of Denmark and Louisa of Great Britain (1724-1751)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Christian of Denmark (1745-1747)
Sophia Magdalena of Denmark (1746-1813) 3 July 1746 Copenhagen, Denmark 21 August 1813 Stockholm, Sweden Gustav III of Sweden (1746-1792)

Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark (1747-1820) 10 July 1747 Denmark 14 January 1820 Kassel, Hesse, Germany Wilhelm I. von Hessen-Kassel (1743-1821)

Christian VII of Denmark (1749-1808) 29 January 1749 Copenhagen, Denmark 13 March 1808 Rendsburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751-1775)

Luise of Denmark (1750-1831) 30 January 1750 Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark 12 January 1831 Gottorp castle Karl von Hessen-Kassel (1744-1836)

Offspring of Frederik V of Denmark and Juliana Maria von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1729-1796)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frederik of Denmark (1753-1805) 11 October 1753 Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark 7 December 1805 Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark Sophie Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758-1794)

Common ancestors of Frederik V of Denmark (1723-1766) and Louisa of Great Britain (1724-1751)

  1. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  2. Elisabeth von Anhalt (1563-1607)
  3. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  4. Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)
    Common ancestors of Frederik V of Denmark (1723-1766) and Juliana Maria von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1729-1796)
  1. Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen (1550-1586)
  2. Johann Albrecht II. von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1590-1636)
  3. Johann VII. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1558-1592)
  4. John II von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1545-1622)
  5. Sophia von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1569-1634)

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