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What Happened on August 12, 1503

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Person of interestChristian III

Christian III, King of Denmark (1534-59) and Norway (1537-59), born in Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Denmark (d. 1559)

King of Denmark and Norway Christian III
King of Denmark and Norway
Christian III

1503 Highlights

About August 12, 1503

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 517 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo