Christian V, Count of Oldenburg

Christian V, Count of Oldenburg (sometimes called Christian VI; c. 1342 – after 6 April 1399) was the ruling count of Oldenburg from 1368 until 1398. He was born sometime before 1347 to Count Conrad I of Oldenburg and Ingeborg of Brunswick. After his father died in 1368, he ruled Oldenburg jointly with his elder brother Conrad II, and after Conrad II's deaths in 1386, with the latter's son, Maurice II.

Christian V
Count of Oldenburg
PredecessorConrad I with
John IV
SuccessorConrad II
Bornc. 1342
Diedafter 6 April 1399
Noble familyHouse of Oldenburg
Spouse(s)Agnes of Honstein
FatherConrad I of Oldenburg
MotherIngeborg of Brunswick

He married Agnes of Honstein, and the Danish Royal houses of Oldenburg and Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg descend from him via his son and successor Dietrich, Count of Oldenburg. Through the dynastic marriages of his descendants, he is an ancestor of many European Royal houses.


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Christian V, Count of Oldenburg
Born: c. 1342 Died: after 6 April 1399
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Conrad I with
John IV
Count of Oldenburg
with his cousin John IV and (1345–1356)
his brother Conrad II (1368–1401)
Succeeded by
Conrad II