Frederick I (7 October 1471 – 10 April 1533) was the king of Denmark and Norway. His name is also spelled Frederik in Danish and Norwegian , Friedrich in German and Fredrik in Swedish . He was the last Roman Catholic monarch to reign over Denmark, when subsequent monarchs embraced Lutheranism after the Protestant Reformation .
Frederick I, king of Denmark (1523–33) and Norway (1524–33) who encouraged Lutheranism in Denmark but maintained a balance between opposing Lutheran and Roman Catholic factions. This equilibrium crumbled after his death. The younger son of Christian I, king of Denmark and Norway, Frederick divided
Frederick I, King of Denmark Reign January 20, 1523 - April 10, 1533 (10 years) Coronation August 7, 1524 Predecessor Christian II of Denmark Successor Christian III of Denmark
- August 7, 1524
- January 20, 1523 - April 10, 1533 (10 years)
- Christian II of Denmark
- Christian III of Denmark
Frederick I (7 October 1471 – 10 April 1533) was the King of Denmark and Norway. His name is also spelled Frederik in Danish and Norwegian, Friedrich in German and Fredrik in Swedish. He was the last Roman Catholic monarch to reign over Denmark, when subsequent monarchs embraced Lutheranism after th
Background. Frederick was the son of the first Oldenburg King Christian I of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (1426–81) and of Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430–95). The underage Frederick was elected co-Duke of Schleswig and Holstein in 1482, soon after the death of his father, the other co-duke being his elder brother by ten years, King John of Denmark.
Under the reign of Frederick I (1523–33), Denmark–Norway remained officially Catholic. She was the mother of two future kings of Denmark: John, King of Denmark who reigned from 1481 until 1513; Frederick I of Denmark who reigned from 1523 until 1533. From 1482 to 1513, he was concurrently duke of Schleswig and Holstein in joint rule with his brother Frederick.
Frederik I Oldenburg of Denmark was born 7 October 1471 in Haderslevhus, Haderslev, South Denmark, Denmark to Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481) and Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495) and died 10 April 1533 in Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514) 10 April 1502 in Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. He married ...
- Christian I of Denmark (1426-1481)
- Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514)
- Dorothea von Brandenburg (1430-1495)
- Sophia von Pommern (1498-1568)
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Frederick actually was the first monarch of Denmark and Norway to descend from Gustav I of Sweden, who had secured Sweden's independence in 1520s after the period of the Kalmar Union with other Scandinavian countries.