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Christian IV and Anne Catherine of Brandenburg

Name: Christian IV

Birth: April 12, 1577

Child of: Frederik II and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Reign: 1588-1648

Marriage: 27. November 1597 to Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, after her death, he married Kirsten Munk to the left hand.

Children:
Within the marriage with Anne Catherine: Prince Frederik, Prince Christian, Princess Sophie, Princess Elisabeth, Frederik III, Duke Ulrik
With Kirsten Madsdatter: Christian Ulrik Gyldenløve
With Karen Andersdatter: Dorothea Elisabeth Christiansdatter, Hans Ulrik Gyldenløve
With Kirsten Munk: Anne Cathrine, Sophie Elisabeth, Leonora Christina, Valdemar Christian, Elisabeth Augusta, Frederik Christian, Christiane, Hedevig, Marie Cathrine, Dorothea Elisabeth
With Vibeke Kruuse: Ulrik Christian Gyldenløve, Elisabeth Sofie Gyldenløve
(as well as some stillborn children)

Death: 28 February 1648

Throne passed to: Frederik III

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The longest ruling Danish monarch - ruled for 60 years, from 1588 to 1648.

Founded the Norwegian cities of Christiania (Oslo), and Kristiansand. The Quart festival in Kristiansand, where Haakon and Mette-Marit met, is named after him.
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Name: Anne Catherine of Brandenburg

Born: 26 June 1575

Child of: Joachim Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg and Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin.

Death: 8 April 1612
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Kong Kristian's motto Gudsfrygt styrker rigerne (?).
He founded for example: Christianshavn, Christiania - Oslo, Gluckstadt, Christianstad ad Christiansand, DAnish East India Company and rebuil Kronborg Castle.

http://www.navalhistory.dk/images/Ep...ergerHeide.jpg
Danish Kings · Christian 4.



Christian and Anna Catherine
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...e_Cathrine.jpg
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You may be forgiven for thinking that in the 1500's children didn't have homework.
Wrong!

Here is the writing book of a little prince named Christian, later to become King Christian IV: Christian IV's skrivebog - Christian IV's writing book. 1583-1591 - a set on Flickr
He probably loathed writing the same sentences again and again and.. back in 1583-1591.

We can see his writing style develope over the years.

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King Christian IV is probably the most famous king in Danish history, however he was also one of the most eager witchunters in his days.

This is a case from 1634, where a cobbler had ended up in financial troubles and as a last resort he wrote to the Devil - with his own blood: http://www.flickr.com/photos/statens...57627051621373
http://www.flickr.com/photos/statens...57627051621373
He was sentenced to death.

However, Christian IV's son, Frederik III, obviously didn't believe in witchcraft and such trials were quickly abolished. The last witch to be executed DK happened in 1693. http://www.flickr.com/photos/statens...57627051621373
Actually it's more likely she was just a simple murderer, who had poisoned someone to death. But there were no shortages of people who came forward and accused her of all sorts of things. - So "Yeah, yeah, yeah, we'll execute her for a being a witch as well. She's bad to bone anyway".
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The first Danish East India Company was charted in 1616 under King Christian IV.
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