Nielsen Hayden genealogy

Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden

Male 1426 - 1481  (~ 55 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden was born in Feb 1426 (son of Dietrich of Oldenburg and Heilwig of Holstein); died on 21 Mar 1481 in Copenhagen, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.

    Notes:

    Count of Oldenburg. Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

    "[C]ourageous and ambitious but not politically successful, lost Sweden after the battle of Brunkeberg in 1471, made a royal progress through Germany and Italy to Rome in 1474, founded the University of Copenhagen in 1479." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    The present queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, is a direct patrilineal descendant of Christian I:

    Christian I of Denmark, 1426–1481
    Frederik I of Denmark, 1471–1533
    Christian III of Denmark, 1503–1559
    John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, 1545–1622
    Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, 1573–1627
    August Philipp, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1612–1675
    Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1653–1728
    Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1696–1775
    Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1727–1759
    Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1757–1816
    Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, 1785–1831
    Christian IX of Denmark, 1818–1906
    Frederik VIII of Denmark, 1843–1912
    Christian X of Denmark, 1870–1947
    Frederik IX of Denmark, 1899–1972
    Margrethe II of Denmark, b. 1940

    Christian married Dorothea of Brandenburg on 28 Oct 1449 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dorothea (daughter of Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg and Barbara of Saxony) was born in 1430; died on 10 Nov 1495 in Kalundborg, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Margaret of Denmark was born on 23 Jun 1456; died on 14 Jul 1486 in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Dietrich of Oldenburg (son of Christian V of Oldenburg and Agnes of Honstein); died on 14 Feb 1440 in Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    "Der Glückliche" (the Fortunate). Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst.

    Dietrich married Heilwig of Holstein on 23 Nov 1423. Heilwig (daughter of Gerhard V of Holstein and Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg) was born in 1398; died before 11 Nov 1436; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Heilwig of Holstein was born in 1398 (daughter of Gerhard V of Holstein and Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg); died before 11 Nov 1436; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    Countess of Holstein.

    Children:
    1. 1. Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden was born in Feb 1426; died on 21 Mar 1481 in Copenhagen, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Christian V of Oldenburg (son of Konrad I of Oldenburg and Ingeborg of Holstein); died between 10 Nov 1399 and 22 Apr 1403.

    Notes:

    Count of Oldenburg.

    Christian married Agnes of Honstein before 29 Aug 1377. Agnes (daughter of Dietrich IV of Honstein and Sophie of Brunswick) was born about 1360; died on 1 Sep 1407. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Agnes of Honstein was born about 1360 (daughter of Dietrich IV of Honstein and Sophie of Brunswick); died on 1 Sep 1407.

    Notes:

    Countess of Honstein.

    Children:
    1. 2. Dietrich of Oldenburg died on 14 Feb 1440 in Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

  3. 6.  Gerhard V of Holstein was born about 1367 (son of Heinrich II of Holstein and Ingeburg of Mecklenburg); died on 5 Aug 1404 in Suderhamme, Dithmarschen; was buried in Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

    Notes:

    Count of Holstein. Duke of Schleswig. Killed in the Battle of Süderhamme, in which an alliance of German nobles failed to subjugate the free peasant state of Dithmarschen.

    Gerhard married Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg in 1395. Elisabeth (daughter of Magnus II of Brunswick and Katharina of Anhalt) was born about 1370; died before 3 Apr 1422. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg was born about 1370 (daughter of Magnus II of Brunswick and Katharina of Anhalt); died before 3 Apr 1422.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

    Children:
    1. 3. Heilwig of Holstein was born in 1398; died before 11 Nov 1436; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Konrad I of Oldenburg (son of Johann II of Oldenburg and Hedwig of Diepholz); died before 9 Feb 1348.

    Notes:

    Count of Oldenburg.

    Konrad married Ingeborg of Holstein before 13 May 1339. Ingeborg (daughter of Gerard IV of Holstein and Anastasia of Schwerin-Wittenburg) was born between 1314 and 1317; died after 1342. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Ingeborg of Holstein was born between 1314 and 1317 (daughter of Gerard IV of Holstein and Anastasia of Schwerin-Wittenburg); died after 1342.

    Notes:

    Countess of Holstein.

    Children:
    1. 4. Christian V of Oldenburg died between 10 Nov 1399 and 22 Apr 1403.

  3. 10.  Dietrich IV of Honstein (son of Dietrich III of Honstein and Elizabeth of Waldeck); died between 1378 and 1379.

    Notes:

    Count of Honstein.

    Dietrich married Sophie of Brunswick after 1350. Sophie (daughter of Magnus I of Brunswick and Sophia of Brandenburg) died in 1394. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Sophie of Brunswick (daughter of Magnus I of Brunswick and Sophia of Brandenburg); died in 1394.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick.

    Children:
    1. 5. Agnes of Honstein was born about 1360; died on 1 Sep 1407.

  5. 12.  Heinrich II of Holstein was born between 1316 and 1318 (son of Gerhard III of Holstein and Sophia of Werle); died before 17 Apr 1390.

    Notes:

    Count of Holstein in Rendsburg.

    Heinrich married Ingeburg of Mecklenburg about 1366. Ingeburg (daughter of Heinrich II of Mecklenburg and Anna of Saxe-Wittenberg) died after 25 Jul 1395. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Ingeburg of Mecklenburg (daughter of Heinrich II of Mecklenburg and Anna of Saxe-Wittenberg); died after 25 Jul 1395.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Mecklenburg.

    Children:
    1. 6. Gerhard V of Holstein was born about 1367; died on 5 Aug 1404 in Suderhamme, Dithmarschen; was buried in Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

  7. 14.  Magnus II of Brunswick was born about 1328 (son of Magnus I of Brunswick and Sophia of Brandenburg); died on 25 Jul 1373 in Leveste, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 26 Jul 1373, Leveste, Lower Saxony, Germany

    Notes:

    Duke of Brunswick.

    Magnus married Katharina of Anhalt before 6 Oct 1356. Katharina (daughter of Bernhard III of Anhalt and Mathilde) died on 30 Jan 1390. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Katharina of Anhalt (daughter of Bernhard III of Anhalt and Mathilde); died on 30 Jan 1390.
    Children:
    1. 7. Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg was born about 1370; died before 3 Apr 1422.