Olaf II of Denmark (December 1370 – 3 August 1387) was King of Denmark as Olaf II (though occasionally referred to as Olaf III) from 1376 and King of Norway as Olaf IV from 1380 until his death. Olaf was the son of Queen Margaret I of Denmark and King Haakon VI of Norway, and grandson of kings Magnus IV of Sweden and Valdemar IV of Denmark.
Olav V (born Prince Alexander of Denmark; 2 July 1903 – 17 January 1991) was King of Norway from 1957 until his death. Olav was the only child of King Haakon VII of Norway and Maud of Wales . He became heir apparent to the Norwegian throne when his father was elected King of Norway in 1905.
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Olav's death extinguished yet one Norwegian male royal line; he was also the last Norwegian king to be born on Norwegian soil for the next 567 years. After the death of Olav IV of Norway in 1387, the closest in line to the succession was the Swedish king Albert of Mecklenburg. However, his succession was politically unacceptable to the ...
Wikipedia Olav IV of Norway, King of Denmark, King of Norway, was born December 1370 in Akershus slott, Oslo, Norway to Haakon VI of Norway (c1340-1380) and Margaret I of Denmark (1353-1412) and died 23 August 1387 in Falsterbo, Sweden of unspecified causes.
- December 1370 Akershus slott, Oslo, Norway
- Haakon VI of Norway (c1340-1380)
- 23 August 1387 Falsterbo, Sweden
- Margaret I of Denmark (1353-1412)
When King Magnus died during 1069, Olaf became the sole ruler of Norway. During his reign, the nation of Norway experienced a rare extended period of peace. He renounced any offensive foreign policy, rather he protected Norway as a kingdom through agreements and marriage connections.
the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia. Olaf II Haakonsson (1370 – 3 August 1387) was King of Denmark as Olaf II (1376–1387) and King of Norway as Olaf IV (1380–1387). Olaf was son of King Haakon VI of Norway and the grandson of King Magnus IV of Sweden.
On 21 September 1957 at the death of his grandfather, Harald became crown prince at the age of 20 and he attended the Council of State for the first time six days later and took the oath to the Constitution of Norway on 21 February 1958. In the same year, he also served as regent in the King's absence for the first time.
Olaf II of Denmark (December 1370 – 3 August 1387) was king of Denmark as Olaf II (though occasionally referred to as Olaf III) from 1376 and king of Norway as Olaf IV from 1380, reigning in both kingdoms until his death. Olaf was the son of Queen Margaret I of Denmark and King Haakon VI
At his death, Olav succeeded him as Olav V. Haakon was buried on 1 October 1957 alongside his wife in the white sarcophagus in the Royal Mausoleum at Akershus Fortress . He was the last surviving son of King Frederick VIII of Denmark .