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Information about reign: Frederik VI (King Frederick VI)

CountryNorway
From13 March 1808
To7 February 1814
Personal InformationKing Frederick VI of Denmark (1768 - 1839)
Description

Frederick VI (Danish and Norwegian: Frederik) was King of Denmark from 13 March 1808 to 3 December 1839 and King of Norway from 13 March 1808 to 7 February 1814. From 1784 until his accession, he served as regent during his father's mental illness and was referred to as the "Crown Prince Regent" (kronprinsregent). For his motto he chose God and the just cause (Danish: Gud og den retfærdige sag) and since the time of his reign, succeeding Danish monarchs have also chosen mottos in the Danish language rather than the formerly customary Latin.