Valdemar IV Atterdag (the epithet meaning "Return of the Day"), or Waldemar (1320 – 24 October 1375 was king of Denmark from 1340 to 1375. He is mostly known for his reunion of Denmark after the bankruptcy and mortgaging of the country to finance wars under previous rulers.
Valdemar IV Atterdag, (born c. 1320, Denmark—died Oct. 24, 1375, Schleswig), king of Denmark (1340–75) who united his country under his own rule after a brief period of alien domination. His aggressive foreign policy led to conflict with Sweden, North German principalities, and the North German trading centres of the Hanseatic League.
Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320-24 October 1375) was King of Denmark from 2 August 1332 to 24 October 1375, succeeding Christopher II and preceding Olaf II.
Valdemar IV, King of Denmark Reign June 24, 1340 - October 24, 1375 (35 years) Predecessor Christopher II of Denmark Successor Olaf II of Denmark
- Christopher II of Denmark
- Olaf II of Denmark
- June 24, 1340 - October 24, 1375 (35 years)
Valdemar IV Atterdag (the epithet meaning "A New Dawn") or Waldemar (c. 1320 – 24 October 1375); Danish: Valdemar Atterdag, was King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375.
Valdemar Atterdag (c. 1320 – October 24, 1375) was a King of Denmark (1340 - 1375). He was the youngest son of Christopher II and spent most of his childhood and youth in exile at the court of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor in Bavaria after the defeats of his father. Here he acted as a pretender waiting for a come-back.
Valdemar IV Atterdag Estridsen of Denmark, King of Denmark, was born circa1320 to Christopher II of Denmark (1276-1332) and Eufemia von Pommern (1289-1330) and died 24 October 1375 of unspecified causes. He married Helvig von Schleswig (c1320-1374) 1340 JL . Notable ancestors includeHenry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996 ...
- Helvig von Schleswig (c1320-1374)
- Eufemia von Pommern (1289-1330)
- King of Denmark
Feb 01, 2020 · Valdemar Atterdag (c. 1320 – October 24, 1375) was a King of Denmark (1340 - 1375). He was the youngest son of Christopher II and spent most of his childhood and youth in German exile at the court of en:Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor after the defeats of his father. Here he acted as a pretender waiting for a come-back.
Waldemar IV (King) of DENMARK. aka Valdemar IV Atterdag. Born: abt. 1320 Died: 1375. Poss. HRH Charles's 20-Great Uncle. Poss. Lady Diana's 22-Great Uncle.
Jul 15, 2019 · About Valdemar IV Atterdag, King of Denmark Valdemar blev opdraget hos den tyske kejser Ludwig af Bayern fra 1326-38. I 1938 han til sin svoger, markgreve Ludwig af Brandenburg, en søn af kejseren. Valdemar IV blev i 1340 indsat som konge efter aftale med de holstenske panthavere.
- Ingeborg of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg
- Christopher II of Denmark