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Christian VIII of Denmark was born 18 September 1786 in Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark to Frederik of Denmark (1753-1805) and Sophie Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758-1794) and died 20 January 1848 Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark of blood poisoning. He married Charlotte Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784-1840) 21 June 1806 . He married Karoline Amalie von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1796-1881) 22 May 1815 . Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s.



Children



Offspring of Christian VIII of Denmark and Charlotte Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784-1840)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frederik VII of Denmark (1808-1863) 6 October 1808 Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Denmark 15 November 1863 Glücksburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark (1808-1891) Karoline Charlotte Marianne von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1821-1876) Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark (1808-1891) Karoline Charlotte Marianne von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1821-1876) Louise Christine Rasmussen (1815-1874)










 




Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • The marriage was dissolved by divorce in 1810 after Charlotte Frederica was accused of adultery


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