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Frederik IX of Denmark
Birth: Mar. 11, 1899
Hovedstaden, Denmark
Death: Jan. 14, 1972
Hovedstaden, Denmark

Danish Monarch. He reigned as King of Denmark from 1947 to 1972. Born at Sorgenfri Castle as the eldest son of King Christian X and Queen Alexandrine of Denmark. As crownprince he became regent upon his fathers riding accident in 1942 during the German occupation of Denmark in WW2. He became known as the "sailor king" as he was very attatched to the Royal Danish Navy. 1935 married to princess Ingrid of Sweden, with whom he had 3 daughters. In 1953 the constitution was changed so that the throne could be inherited in the female line of succession, and upon his death in 1972 he was succeded by his eldest daughter Margrethe II. (bio by: Benny Chordt Hansen) 
Family links: 
   Christian X (1870 - 1947)
  Alexandrine Von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1879 - 1952)
  Ingrid of Sweden (1910 - 2000)
Roskilde Cathedral
Sjślland, Denmark
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Originally Created by: Benny Chordt Hansen
Record added: Sep 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9422986
Frederik IX of Denmark
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Frederik IX of Denmark
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Frederik IX of Denmark
Added by: Benny Chordt Hansen
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