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 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. Contents 1 Biography
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. He ended Denmark's "Age of Decay" by reconquering Denmark from the German nobles of Holstein and Gotaland from Sweden, and he also replenished the treasury by selling Danish Estonia to the Teutonic Order in 1346. Valdemar was the youngest son ...
Look at other dictionaries: Valdemar III of Denmark — (1314 ndash; 1364) was a king of Denmark from 1326 to 1329 briefly when underage, as well as in 1325 26 and 1330 64 Duke of Schleswig.
The last monarch descended from Valdemar IV, Christopher III of Denmark, died in 1448. A peak in the history of the castle was the wedding of Valdemar IV of Denmark (Valdemar Atterdag) (ca. Peasant rebellions and lawlessness at sea led to increasing chaos and Gerhard was put under pressure from the neighbouring German states which now supported Christopher's son Valdemar (afterwards to be king ...
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.
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.
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Posts about Valdemar IV of Denmark written by liamfoley63. Christopher II (September 29, 1276 – August 2, 1332) was King of Denmark from 1320 to 1326 and again from 1329 until his death.