Prince Gustav of Denmark

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Prince Gustav
Born(1887-03-04)4 March 1887
Charlottenlund Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died5 October 1944(1944-10-05) (aged 57)
Egelund Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name
Christian Frederik Wilhelm Valdemar Gustav
FatherFrederick VIII of Denmark
MotherLovisa of Sweden

Prince Gustav of Denmark (Christian Frederik Vilhelm Valdemar Gustav; 4 March 1887 – 5 October 1944) was the fourth and youngest son and seventh child 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.