Today in History - February 9th. 1670 - Frederick III of Denmark

Frederick III was born on March 18th. 1609.


Frederick III of Denmark
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His parents were Christian IV of Denmark and Anne Catherine of Brandenburg.

In 1643 he married Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg. They had 8 children, 
2 of them died in infancy. 


Frederick III and his wife
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In 1648, Frederick III became King of Denmark and Norway.

He died on February 9th. 1670 in Copenhagen Castle (Denmark).


Copenhagen Castle
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