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Christopher of Bavaria

Christoffer af Bayern
Kristofer av Bayern
ReignFrom 1440 in Denmark,
1441 in Sweden, and
1442 in Norway to January 5, 1448.
Royal HousePfalz-Neumarkt
ConsortsDorothea of Hohenzollern
PredecessorsEric of Pomerania in Denmark and Norway
Charles (VIII) in Sweden
SuccessorsChristian I in Denmark
Charles (VIII) in Norway
Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna and
Nils Jönsson Oxenstierna in Sweden
Date of BirthJanuary 6, 1418
Date of DeathJanuary 5, 1448
Place of BurialRoskilde Cathedral, Roskilde

Christopher of Bavaria, Christoffer (III) af Bayern (Danish and Norwegian title) or Kristofer av Bayern (Swedish title), (1418-1448) was union king of Denmark, Norway (1440-1448) and Sweden (1441-1448). He was born on January 6, 1418 as the son of duke John of Pfalz-Neumarkt and Catherine Vratislava, sister to Eric of Pomerania. In 1445 he married the Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430 - November 25, 1495). Christopher died on January 6, 1448 and on October 28 1449 following his death, Dorothea remarried Christian I.

Preceded by:
Eric of Pomerania
List of Danish monarchs Succeeded by:
Christian I

List of Norwegian monarchs Succeeded by:
Carl I

Preceded by:
Charles VIII
List of Swedish monarchs Succeeded by:
Bengt & Nils