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Denmark’s defeat in 1864 led to the fall of the National Liberal government. Under Christian IX (1863–1906) a Conservative government was appointed, and in 1866 a new constitution was adopted. It introduced electoral rules that gave weighted votes to great landowners and civil servants, thus securing the distinctly conservative leaning of ...
SHOW ALL QUESTIONS. Christian IX (8 April 1818 – 29 January 1906) was King of Denmark from 15 November 1863 until his death in 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg.
Christian IX. No one expected Christian to become king, but when Frederick VII, the last king of the House of Oldenburg, died he had no son to inherit the throne. Instead, the family looked for an heir within the family, and the man they chose was Frederick VI’s favourite nephew Christian.
Christian IX. In 1863 Christian IX succeeded the childless Frederik VII as king, and was the first monarch from the House of Glücksburg line of The Royal Family. In 1842 he married Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel, with whom he had six children, of which four later ascended European thrones.
Christian IX, 1818–1906, king of Denmark (1863–1906). A member of the cadet line of Sonderburg-Glücksburg, he succeeded Frederick VII, last of the direct line of Oldenburg. Source for information on Christian IX: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary.
When Frederick VII, the last king of the Oldenburg dynasty, breathed his last on 15th November 1863, Christian became King Christian IX. The king at war with Denmark The crown weighed heavily on Christian IX’s head when he became king in 1863.
Christian IX was King of Denmark from 1863 until his death in 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was the Duke of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg at the same time.
Genealogy for Christian IX Vilhelm of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (Schleswig-Holstein, Oldenburg), King of Denmark (1818 - 1906) family tree on Geni, with over 250 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.
The royal descendants of Queen Victoria and of King Christian IX, monarchs of the United Kingdom (1837–1901) and Denmark (1863–1906) respectively, currently occupy the thrones of Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
The Family of Christian IX of Denmark is a monumental oil on canvas group portrait painting by Laurits Tuxen of Christian IX of Denmark and his family of European royalty, gathered in the Garden Hall at Fredensborg Palace. The painting is on display in one of the Queen's Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace.