Frederick VII of Denmark
- November 15
) was the last king
to rule as an absolute monarch. He reigned from 1848
until his death. During his rule, he signed a constitution
that gave Denmark a government
and made the country a democracy
, which at that time meant that only mature males possessing land would be able to vote. The constitution was signed as a result of the peaceful revolution of March.
His motto was: "The love of the nation; my strength."