King Christian III (of Denmark)1

M, #12532, b. 12 August 1503, d. 1 January 1559
Father*King Frederik I (of Denmark)1 b. 7 Oct 1471, d. 19 Apr 1533
Mother*Anna Duchess (of Schleswig-Holstein)1 b. 27 Aug 1487, d. 3 May 1514
ReferenceFQ72-KV

Names and TItles

Titled: King of Denmark (Christian III) in 1534.
     King Christian III (of Denmark), son of King Frederik I (of Denmark) and Anna Duchess (of Schleswig-Holstein), was born on 12 August 1503 at Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) was the son of King Frederik I (of Denmark) and Anna Duchess (of Schleswig-Holstein).1 King Christian III (of Denmark) married Princess Dorothea (of Saxony-Lauenburg), daughter of Duke Magnus I (of Saxony-Lauenburg-Ratzburg) and Princess Katharine (of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel), on 29 October 1525 in Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) died on 1 January 1559 in Koldinghus, Kolding, Vejle, Denmark, at age 55.1 He was buried at St. Knuds Kirke, Odense, Fyn, Denmark.1
     Christian III's mother Anna Duchess (of Schleswig-Holstein) died on 3 May 1514 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) became the father of Princess Anna (of Denmark & Norway) on 22 November 1532.1 Christian III's father King Frederik I (of Denmark) died on 19 April 1533 in Gottorp, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) became King of Denmark and Norway in 1534. King Christian III (of Denmark) became the father of King Frederick II (of Denmark) on 1 July 1534.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) became the father of King Magnus (of Livonia) on 26 August 1540.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) became the father of Prince Hans 'the Younger' (of Denmark) on 25 March 1545.1 King Christian III (of Denmark) became the father of Princess Dorothea (of Denmark) on 29 June 1546.1

Family

Princess Dorothea (of Saxony-Lauenburg) b. 9 July 1511, d. 7 October 1571
Children
Last Edited1 May 2018

Citations

  1. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.