Monday, May 12, 2014

King Frederick IX of Denmark

This definitive stamp issued by Greenland has the portrait of The Head of State namely, King Frederick IX of Denmark. It was issued on 1.12.1953.
Frederick IX (Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg) (11 March 1899 – 14 January 1972) was King of the Kingdom of Denmark from 20 April 1947 until his death on 14 January 1972.
He was the son of King Christian X of Denmark and Queen Alexandrine, born Duchess of Mecklenburg, and the fourth Danish monarch of the House of Glücksburg.
Thank you Merja.

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