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norwegianne 08-25-2006 12:11 PM

King Hans and Christina of Saxony
 
Name: Hans

English Name: John

Birth: 2 February 1455 at Aalborghus Castle

Child of: Christian I and Dorothea of Brandenburg

Reign: 1481-1513 (Denmark), 1483-1513 (Norway), 1497-1591 (Sweden)

Marriage: 1478, Christina of Saxony

Children: Hans, Ernst, Christian II, Franciscus, Jacob, and Elisabeth (Some sources mention a Knud instead of Jacob, Hans & Ernst)

Death: 20 February 1513, at Aalborghus Castle. Buried in Odense.

Throne passed to: Christian II

Notes:
Hans was the last male monarch not to be called Christian or Frederik.

norwegianne 02-16-2008 01:43 PM

Name: Christina of Saxony

Born: 24 December 1461

Child of: Ernest, Elector of Saxony and Elisabeth of Bavaria-Munich

Death: 8 December 1521

Notes: Served as regent to Sweden in her husband's absence, from 1500. During riots in Sweden, she was under siege in the Tre Kronor Castle in Stockholm, from 1501 to 1502, and imprisoned in a convent until 1503.

norwegianne 02-16-2008 01:47 PM

Biography on Hans from Danske Konger.dk Danish Kings · Hans


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