Biography of Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730

Paternal Family Tree: Oldenburg

Maternal Family Tree: Antoinette Polignac 1460

On 15 Jun 1667 [his father] Christian V King Denmark and Norway (age 21) and [his mother] Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 17) were married. She the daughter of Wilhelm "The Just" VI Hesse-Kassel and Hedwig Sophia Hohenzollern (age 43). He the son of Frederick III King Denmark (age 58) and Sophie Amalie Hanover Queen Consort Denmark (age 39). They were fourth cousins.

Frederick III King Denmark Dies Christian V King Denmark Succeeds

On 09 Feb 1670 [his grandfather] Frederick III King Denmark (age 60) died. His son [his father] Christian V King Denmark and Norway (age 23) succeeded V King Denmark and Norway. [his mother] Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 19) by marriage Queen Consort Denmark and Norway.

On 02 Oct 1671 Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway was born to Christian V King Denmark and Norway (age 25) and Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 21).

On 14 May 1683 Louis Christian Count of Stolberg Gedern (age 31) and [his future sister-in-law] Christine of Mecklenburg Güstrow (age 19) were married.

Evelyn's Diary. 12 Sep 1686. The King of Denmark (age 14) was besieging Hamburg, no doubt by the French contrivance, to embroil the Protestant Princes in a new war, that Holland, etc., being engaged, matter for new quarrel might arise: the unheard-of persecution of the poor Protestants still raging more than ever.

Evelyn's Diary. 22 Sep 1686. The Danes retire from Hamburg, the Protestant Princes appearing for their succor, and the Emperor sending his minatories to the King of Denmark (age 14), and also requiring the restoration of the Duke of Saxe Gotha. Thus it pleased God to defeat the French designs, which were evidently to kindle a new war.

On 05 Dec 1695 Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 24) and Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 28) were married. He the son of Christian V King Denmark and Norway (age 49) and Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 45).

On 28 Jun 1697 [his son] Christian Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 25) and [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 29).

On 01 Oct 1698 [his son] Christian Oldenburg (age 1) died.

On 25 Aug 1699 [his father] Christian V King Denmark and Norway (age 53) died. His son Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 27) succeeded IV King Denmark and Norway. [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 31) by marriage Queen Consort Denmark and Norway.

On 10 Dec 1699 [his son] Christian VI King Denmark and Norway was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 28) and [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 32).

On 23 Oct 1701 [his son] Frederik Charles Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 30) and [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 34).

On 07 Jan 1702 [his son] Frederik Charles Oldenburg died.

On 06 Jan 1703 [his son] George Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 31) and [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 35).

In 1704 [his son] Frederik Gyldenlove Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 32).

On 12 Mar 1704 [his son] George Oldenburg (age 1) died.

In 1705 [his son] Frederik Gyldenlove Oldenburg (age 1) died.

On 06 Oct 1706 [his daughter] Charlotte Amalie Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 35) and [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 39).

On 15 Mar 1721 [his wife] Louise of Mecklenburg Güstrow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 53) died. The day after her funeral her husband Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 49) married [his future wife] Anne Sophie Reventlow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 27) whom he had previously married bigamously.

On 04 Apr 1721 Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 49) and Anne Sophie Reventlow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 27) were married. She by marriage Queen Consort Denmark and Norway. The difference in their ages was 21 years. He the son of Christian V King Denmark and Norway and Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway.

On 23 Oct 1723 [his son] Christiana Amalia Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 52).

On 07 Jan 1724 [his son] Christiana Amalia Oldenburg died.

On 01 Jun 1726 [his son] Frederik Christian Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 54).

On 15 May 1727 [his son] Frederik Christian Oldenburg died.

On 16 Feb 1728 [his son] Charles Oldenburg was born to Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 56).

On 10 Dec 1729 [his son] Charles Oldenburg (age 1) died.

On 12 Oct 1730 Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway (age 59) died. His son [his son] Christian VI King Denmark and Norway (age 30) succeeded VI King Denmark and Norway.

On 07 Jan 1743 [his former wife] Anne Sophie Reventlow Queen Consort Denmark and Norway (age 49) died.

Royal Ancestors of Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 18 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 15 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Son of Philip "Bold" III King France

Royal Descendants of Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730

Christian VI King Denmark and Norway x 1

Ancestors of Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 1671-1730

Great x 1 Grandfather: Christian IV King Denmark 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

GrandFather: Frederick III King Denmark 13 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Father: Christian V King Denmark and Norway 14 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

GrandMother: Sophie Amalie Hanover Queen Consort Denmark 13 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Anne Eleonore Hesse Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Frederick IV King Denmark and Norway 13 x Great Grand Son of King Henry III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Landgrave William V of Hesse-Kassel 12 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

GrandFather: Wilhelm "The Just" VI Hesse-Kassel 13 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Mother: Charlotte Amalie Hesse-Kassel Queen Consort Denmark and Norway 12 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: George William Hohenzollern 14 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

GrandMother: Hedwig Sophia Hohenzollern 11 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Elisabeth Charlotte Palatinate Simmern 10 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry III of England