Frederik VI 1808 - 1839
Born on January 28, 1768. Parents: King Christian VII
and Queen Karolina Mathilde. Because of his father's insanity, he became Regent in 1784. He became King in 1808 upon the death of his father.
Married on July 31, 1790 to Marie Sophia Frederica of Hesse-Cassel, born on October 28, 1767.
Children: only two his daughters surviving
Marie Louise, Caroline (1793-1891) married with Ferdinand von Oldenburg Prince of Denmark, Louise,
Wilhelmine Marie (1808 - 1891) 1) div Frederik VII King of Denmark, 2) Karl Duke von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg (1813-1878)-brother of Christian IX. Both his sons died very young.
He had relationships with Bente Frederikke Mortensdatter Rafsted (1790-1862) and daughter Caroline af Dannemand (1810-1844) who was married with Adolph Frederik Schack von Brockdorff (1810-1859) and had issue.
He lost the war against Sweden in 1814, which meant that he had to give up the Norwegian throne. He died on December 3, 1839 and was in Denmark succeeded by his nephew, Christian VIII, who had been King of Norway in 1814 as Christian Frederik.