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Frederick III, King of Denmark







Reign May 1, 1648 -  February 9, 1670  (21 years)
Predecessor Christian IV of Denmark
Successor Christian V of Denmark




House House of Oldenburg
Birth

March 18, 1609

Haderslev, Denmark

Father Christian IV  (1577-1648)
Mother Anne Catherine, Margravine of Brandenburg  (1575-1612)
Brothers

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark  (1599-99)

Christian, Crown Prince of Denmark  (1603-47)

Ulrik, Prince-Bishop of Schwerin  (1611-33)

Valdemar Christian, Count of Schleswig-Holstein  (1622-56, Paternal Half-Brother)

Friedrich Christian, Count of Schleswig-Holstein  (1625-27, Paternal Half-Brother)

Sisters

Sophie, Princess of Denmark  (1605-05)

Elisabeth, Princess of Denmark  (1606-08)

Anna Christiane, Countess of Schleswig-Holstein  (1618-33, Paternal Half-Sister)

Sophie Elisabeth, Countess von Pentz  (1619-57, Paternal Half-Sister)

Leonora Christina, Countess Ulfeldt  (1621-98, Paternal Half-SIster)

Elisabeth Augusta, Lady Lindenov  (1623-77, Paternal Half-Sister)

Christiane, Lady Sehested  (1626-70, Paternal Half-Sister)

Hedevig, Countess Ulfeldt  (1626-78, Paternal Half-Sister)

Maria Katharina, Countess of Schleswig-Holstein  (1628-28, Paternal Half-Sister)

Dorothea Elisabeth, Countess of Schleswig-Holstein  (1629-87, Paternal Half-Sister)

Paternal Grandparents

Frederick II of Denmark  (1534-88)

Sophie, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Güstrow  (1557-1631)

Maternal Grandparents

Joachim III Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg  (1546-1608)

Catherine, Margravine of Brandenburg-Küstrin  (1549-1602)

Death

February 9, 1670

Copenhagen, Denmark

(60 years)




Marriages
Sophie Amalie, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg  (1628-85)

Married October 1, 1643

(26 years)




Children
1. Christian V of Denmark  (1646-99) (53 years)
Married 1: 1667-99 (died)  Charlotte Amalie, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel  (1650-1714)

Child 1: Frederick IV of Denmark  (1671-1730)

married 1695-1721 (widowed)  Louise, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Güstrow  (1667-1721)

Children: Christian (1697-98), Christian (1699-1746), Frederik Charles (1701-02), George (1703-04), Charlotte Amalie (1706-82)

married 1721-30 (died)  Anne Sophie, Countess Reventlow  (1693-1743)

Children: Christiana Amalia (1723-24), Frederik Christian (1726-27), Charles (1728-29)

Child 2: Christian Vilhelm, Prince of Denmark  (1672-73)
Child 3: Christian, Prince of Denmark  (1675-95)
Child 4: Sophia Hedwig, Princess of Denmark  (1677-1735) 
Child 5: Charles, Prince of Denmark  (1680-1729)
Child 6: Christiane Charlotte, Princess of Denmark  (1683-83)
Child 7: Vilhelm, Prince of Denmark  (1687-1705)
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