Frederik IX of Denmark

Frederik IX of Denmark. Photo: Polfoto ©

The Swedish Royal Family belongs to the Bernadotte dynasty, who have held the Swedish throne for over 200 years.

Frederik IX of Denmark, 1899–1972

Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg was born on March 11, 1899.

He was the son of Christian X and Queen Alexandrine. Frederik IX was King of Denmark 1947–1972.

In 1935 he married Princess Ingrid of Sweden, daughter of the then Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf (later King Gustaf VI Adolf) and Crown Princess Margaretha. They had three daughters, Margarethe, Benedikte and Anne-Marie.

Frederik IX of Denmark died in 1972.