Frederick III (Frederick III)( The King of Denmark and Norway)
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Biography Frederick III (Frederick III)
Born in Haderslev March 18, 1609. In 1648, inherited the throne of his father, Christian IV, sought to avenge the defeat suffered by Denmark from the Swedes in 1644-1645. Since 1655, Sweden was at war with Poland, which created a comfortable situation for the attack. However, during the 1657-1658 war, the Swedish King Karl X Gustav suddenly seized Jutland and threatening Zealand, . forcing Frederick to conclude dire Roskillskogo world, . under which Denmark lost control over ц?resund and southern regions of Sweden lost, . Denmark, making it virtually impossible to play any significant role in the affairs of Northern Europe,
. Copenhagen peace concluded in 1660 on the basis of another war with Sweden, was drawn into more favorable conditions for Denmark. Economic collapse and the failure of the Danish aristocracy worthy to behave in a crisis gave rise Frederick usurp absolute power in a coup d'ц?tat carried out by them in 1660. The election social class monarchy was replaced by a hereditary. When Chancellor Peder Schumacher royal power began to carry more absolutist nature. In the last years of Frederick tried to reform the Danish financial system, the army and navy of the country. Frederick died in Copenhagen on February 9, 1670.