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Christopher of Bavaria

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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