Christian IV


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Christian IV

(ˈkrɪstʃən; Danish ˈkresdjan)
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(Biography) 1577–1648, king of Denmark and Norway (1588–1648): defeated in the Thirty Years' War (1629) and by Sweden (1645)
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In 1606, for example, James I entertained his brother-in-law Christian IV of Denmark with a masque based around the theme of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.
So cool Kristiansand was named after its founder King Christian IV in 1641 as well as the sandy headland the city was built on.
The 44-year-old from Swansea is in the running to play the "devious and promiscuous" wife of Danish King Christian IV in a movie adaptation of Rose Tremain's award-winning novel Music And Silence.
Founded by King Christian IV in the 17th Century, it boasts some of Norway's finest beaches.
Following are papers on Lutheran rhetorics, catalysts to change, and rex triumphans--the unsurpassed paradigm of Christian IV.
John Dowland was lutenist to King Christian IV at the Royal Court in Denmark, while the composers John Johnson, John Danyel and Anthony Holborne were the great lute composers and players at the court of Elizabeth I in England.
A Danish scholar from the University of Strasbourg has proposed that Brahe was poisoned with mercury on the orders of Christian IV, the King of Denmark, because the astronomer had an affair with his mother.
According to scholars, Brahe was poisoned with mercury on the orders of Christian IV, the King of Denmark, because the astronomer had an affair with his mother.
It is divided into two main parts, one about the end of the medieval monarchy (1513-36) and the rebirth of the Oldenburg monarchy (1536-96), and the second, the age of King Christian IV (1597-1660).
In addition, Andersen argues, it should be seen as a kind of Furstenspiegel, warning the young Danish king Christian IV (1577-1648, acceded 1588) to avoid Siegfried's luxuria, Kremild's avaritia, and Hogen's superbia and to emulate Hvenhild in her liberality and piety.
He will lead the expedition between July 14 and August 5 and his team of 10 highly experienced climbers will be exploring the remote island of Christian IV.

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