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Christopher of Bavaria, Christoffer III af Bayern (Danish and Norwegian title) or Kristofer av Bayern (Swedish title), was king of Denmark, king regent of the Kalmar Union in Norway (1440-1448) and in king regent in Sweden (1441-1448). He was born on January 6, 1418 as the son of duke John of Pfalz-Neumarkt (Palatinate) 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:
Oxenstierna



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