Famous People with Name Magdalene

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Famous People with Name Magdalene

Magdalene as First Name

Magdalene Margrethe Bärens,     Magdalene Margrethe Bärens,       Origin/Culture/Country: Danish

Magdalene Margrethe Bärens,: was a Danish artist. She was one of the first professional female artists in Denmark, and the first woman to be elected into the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. She was a flower-and still-life painter.

Magdalene Charlotte Hedevig Schimmelmann     Magdalene Charlotte Hedevig Schimmelmann       Origin/Culture/Country: Danish

Magdalene Charlotte Hedevig Schimmelmann: was a Danish noble woman and salonist. Her husband opened schools, which she protected, and argued for the abolition of slavery, even though they owned plantations in the Danish West Indies. The Schimmelmann family had became the richest family in Denmark in the 18th century largely due to the sugar trade with the West Indies. Until 1807, her political circle of ministers earned money by trading with countries involved in the Napoleonic wars, which made her salon considered to be a center of political corruption, which made it unfashionable.

Magdalene Sibylle Of Saxony     Magdalene Sibylle Of Saxony       Origin/Culture/Country: Danish

Magdalene Sibylle Of Saxony: was the Princess of Denmark from 1634 to 1647 as the wife of Prince-Elect Christian of Denmark, and the Duchess consort of Saxe-Altenburg as the wife of Duke Frederick Wilhelm II. She was engaged in 1633 and married in 1634 to Christian of Denmark, who had been elected Prince of Denmark (heir apparent, Denmark being an elective rather than a hereditary monarchy). The wedding took place on 5 October 1634 in Copenhagen with grand festivities. Known in Denmark as Det store bilager ("The great wedding"), the wedding exemplified the great pomp and luxury of the Baroque era. The first ballet ever produced in Denmark was performed for the occasion.

Magdalene Margrethe Bärens     Magdalene Margrethe Bärens       Origin/Culture/Country: Danish

Magdalene Margrethe Bärens: was a Danish artist. She was one of the first professional female artists in Denmark, and the first woman to be elected into the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. She was a flower- and still-life painter. In 1779, her paintings of flowers in gouache where displayed for the Academy by a professor, and in 1780, she became the first of her sex to be elected to the academy. Bärens painted still-life paintings, especially flowers, and was appointed royal flower-painter by dowager queen Juliana Maria. To be able to paint flowers during winter, she installed a green house. In 1783 she sent two paintings to Catherine the Great of Russia and was revorded with a gold medal and 300 speciedukater. In 1788–1790 she visited England and was much admired, but the import-laws stopped any success she could have had there. In Denmark, she unsuccessfully applied to the academy in 1795 for a vacant position there, and in 1796 for a residence at Charlottenborg Palace. As a widow in 1802, she was given a pension.

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Magdalene as Last Name

Sophia Magdalene Of Brandenburg-Kulmbach     Sophia Magdalene Of Brandenburg-Kulmbach       Origin/Culture/Country: Danish

Sophia Magdalene Of Brandenburg-Kulmbach: was queen-consort of Denmark and Norway as the wife of King Christian VI of Denmark and Norway. She was born in Castle Schonberg, to Christian Heinrich of Brandenburg-Bayreuth-Kulmbach by his wife, Countess Sophie Christiane of Wolfstein. She was the lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Poland, Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, where Christian came to choose his spouse. On 7 August 1721, she was married to Prince Christian. As Crown Princess, she lived discreetly with her spouse: the couple was in opposition to the second marriage of the King. She is often considered to have been behind the fact that her spouse broke his promise to respect and protect the rights of his father's widow, Anne Sophie Reventlow. She became queen of Denmark in 1730. The royal couple's life together was harmonious and her spouse respected and trusted her, but Sophia Magdalene was unpopular. She was accused of creating a certain closedness around the Court and the royal family. She was seen as haughty, arrogant and proud.

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