This is the first of the rooms occupied by Frederik IV's brother, Prince Carl.
The 18th century was initiated with yet another war between Denmark and Sweden. For Denmark the war was brief, but for Sweden it was the beginning of the Great Nordic War, which Denmark became part of again from 1709.
At the beginning of the 19th century, the long peaceful period ended. International relations in connection with the Napoleonic Wars made it difficult for Denmark to stay neutral.
Frederik V was the King of Denmark-Norway from 1746; son of Christian VI and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and father of Christian (VII).
Frederik VI was the King of Denmark from 1808 and of Norway 1808-1814; son of Christian VII and Caroline Mathilde of Great Britain. He had no male heirs.
Caroline Mathilde. Copy of original by Jens Juel from 1771.
Frederik IV planned to have a porcelain cabinet to form a counterpart to the Glass Cabinet. Such cabinets became fashionable at princely courts in Europe by the end of the 17th century.
The Corridor on the second floor connects the central room on the floor, The Rose, with the South-end of the Palace.