King Hans and Christina of Saxony
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
Hans was the last male monarch not to be called Christian or Frederik.
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.
Biography on Hans from Danske Konger.dk Danish Kings · Hans
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