Christian VIII

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Christian VIII,

1786–1848, king of Denmark (1839–48), nephew of Christian VII; successor of Frederick VI. As governor and king (May–Oct., 1814) of Norway he accepted a liberal Norwegian constitution that is still in use with some modifications. His reign brought prosperity to Denmark. The nature of Danish rule in the duchies of Schleswig-HolsteinSchleswig-Holstein
, state (1994 pop. 2,595,000), c.6,050 sq mi (15,670 sq km), NW Germany. Kiel (the capital and chief port), Lübeck, Flensburg, and Neumünster are the major cities.
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 became a prominent issue in 1846. His son Frederick VII succeeded him.
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The specimen may have come out of the ground at about the time the Pilgrims landed and was donated to the Copenhagen Museum by King Christian VIII of Denmark late in the 19th century.

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