Frederick IX

Frederick IX

noun
(Frederick Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg) 1899–1972, king of Denmark 1947–72.
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Frederick IX
 
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1899--1972, king of Denmark (1947--72)

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king of Denmark (1947-72) who gave encouragement to the Danish resistance movement against the German occupation during World War II and, along with his father, Christian X, was imprisoned by the Germans (1943-45). A highly popular monarch, he maintained the ties of affection between the people and the royal house

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