Prince Gustav of Denmark

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Prince Gustav
Born (1887-03-04)4 March 1887
Charlottenlund Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died 5 October 1944(1944-10-05) (aged 57)
Egelund Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Burial Roskilde Cathedral
Full name
Christian Frederik Wilhelm Valdemar Gustav
House Glücksburg
Father Frederick VIII of Denmark
Mother Lovisa of Sweden

Prince Gustav of Denmark (Christian Frederik Vilhelm Valdemar Gustav; 4 March 1887 – 5 October 1944) was the fourth son of Frederick VIII of Denmark and his wife, Princess Louise of Sweden and Norway.

On 2 February 1935 in the Russian Orthodox Church in Copenhagen he was, together with his cousin Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia and her husband colonel Nikolai Kulikovsky, a godparent at the christening of Aleksander Schalburg, son of first lieutenant in the Royal Danish Life Guards Christian Frederik von Schalburg.[1]

Prince Gustav remained unmarried and had no children.

Title and style[edit]

  • 4 March 1887 – 5 October 1944: His Royal Highness Prince Gustav of Denmark



  1. ^ "Fødte Mandkøn" [Born Males]. Kirkebog [Parish Register]. 1915-1945 (in Danish). Den Ortodokse Russiske Kirke i København. 1934. p. 14.