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.
Oct 20, 2020 · 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. 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 ...
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.
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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
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.
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 II (9 May 1170 – 28 March 1241), called Valdemar the Victorious or Valdemar the Conqueror (Valdemar Sejr), was the King of Denmark from 1202 until his death in 1241. The nickname Sejr is a later invention and was not used during the King's own lifetime.
- Struggle for the throne
- Sole reign
Valdemar I of Denmark, also known as Valdemar the Great, was King of Denmark from 1154 until his death in 1182. The reign of King Valdemar I saw the rise of Denmark, which reached its zenith under his second son, and successor, King Valdemar II of Denmark. Valdemar den Store statue in Ringsted
Valdemar was the son of Canute Lavard, Duke of Schleswig, the chivalrous and popular eldest son of King Eric I of Denmark. Valdemar's father was murdered by King Magnus I of Sweden days before the birth of Valdemar; his mother, Ingeborg of Kiev, daughter of Grand Prince Mstislav I of Kiev and Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden, named him after her grandfather, Grand Prince Vladimir Monomakh of Kiev. Valdemar was raised at Ringsted in the court of Danish nobleman Asser Rig of Fjenneslev. Asser was a
In 1146, when Valdemar was fifteen years old, King Eric III of Denmark abdicated and a civil war erupted. Valdemar was a possible contender to the throne. The other pretenders to the throne were: Sweyn III Grathe, the son of King Eric II of Denmark and Canute V, the son of Magnus I of Sweden both of which declared themselves as kings of Denmark in 1146. The civil war lasted the better part of ten years. In 1154 Valdemar joined with Canute, and was recognized as co-king along with Canute. In July
In 1158, Absalon was elected bishop of Roskilde, and King Valdemar made him his chief advisor. The king reorganized and rebuilt war-torn Denmark. He built Sønderborg Castle as a fortified fortress, constructed on an islet in the Als Strait that later was connected to Als Island. At Absalon's instigation, he declared war upon the Wends who were raiding the Danish coasts. They inhabited Pomerania and the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea. In 1168, the Wendish capital, Arkona, was taken, and ...
Valdemar married Sophia of Minsk, the daughter of Richeza of Poland, dowager queen of Sweden, from her marriage to Prince Volodar of Minsk. She was the half-sister of King Canute V of Denmark. Valdemar and Sophia had the following children: 1. Sophia of, married Siegfried III, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde. 2. Canute VI of Denmark 3. Maria, became a nun at Roskilde. 4. Margaret, became a nun at Roskilde. 5. Valdemar II of Denmark 6. Ingeborg, married King Philip II of France. 7. Helena ...