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Frederick V of Denmark

Frederick V (March 31, 1723 - January 13, 1766) was king of Denmark and Norway from 1746, son of Christian VI and Sophie Magdelena Markgrave of Brandenburg-Kalmbach-Bayreuth.

He was married to Louise of Great Britain and Ireland (daughter of King George II).

They were parents of 7 children, including Christian VII, and Sophia Magdalen (who married Gustav III of Sweden).

Frederick married a second time to Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. They were parents of 7 additional children, including Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark (who was, in his turn, father of King Christian VIII of Denmark).

Frederick was also the father of five illegitimate children by Else Hansen.

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Preceded by:
Christian VI
List of Danish monarchs
List of Norwegian monarchs
Succeeded by:
Christian VII