less than 1 minute read

Christian IV

Christian IV (1577–1648), king of Denmark and Norway 1588–1648, longest reigning Danish monarch. He involved Denmark in wars with Sweden (1611–13, 1643–45), and helped Protestants fight Roman Catholics in Germany (1625–29) during the Thirty Years' War. These wars left Denmark bankrupt.

Additional topics

21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Children's literature to Clumber spaniel