Valdemar IV Atterdag, 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 Atterdag(c. 1320 – October 24, 1375) was a King of Denmark(1340 - 1375). He was the youngest son of Christopher IIand spent most of his childhood and youth in exile at the court of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperorin Bavaria after the defeats of his father. Here he acted as a pretenderwaiting for a come-back.
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The State of the Teutonic Order (German: Staat des Deutschen Ordens; Latin: Civitas Ordinis Theutonici), also called Deutschordensstaat (German: [ˈdɔʏtʃʔɔʁdn̩sˌʃtaːt]) or Ordensstaat ([ˈɔʁdn̩sˌʃtaːt]) was a medieval crusader state, located in Central Europe along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea.
He reigned as King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375. He was the youngest son of king Christoffer II and his queen Euphemia von Pommern. Valdemar was raised at the court of the German emperor Ludwig von Bayern 1326-1338. 1340 Valdemar was elected king according to an agreement with the Counts of Holstein.
I n the early 13th century, the Danish king Valdemar Sejr (Valdemar the Victorious) led his army on a crusade in present-day Estonia. During a battle on June 15, 1219, the Danes were on the defensive when suddenly a red banner with a white cross fell from the sky.
The province was later reconquered by the great Danish king Valdemar IV of Denmark in 1360, as part of his conquest campaign to regain previously lost Danish territory. During parts of the Middle Ages, Scania was known throughout Northern Europe for its herring and the market where it was sold.
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The history of Denmark as a unified kingdom began in the 8th century, but historic documents describe the geographic area and the people living there—the Danes—as early as 500 AD. These early documents include the writings of Jordanes and Procopius .
Jul 12, 2017 · King Christian IV's daughter, was probably the cloister's most famous resident. In 1685 after her release from 21 years imprisonment for high treason from the Blue Tower, used as a dungeon, in Copenhagen's Castle, she spent her final years in the cloister, and is buried in a crypt at the church.
The third, and arguably the most important record, comes from the Danish chronicler Saxo Grammaticus, who in his Gesta Danorum described the war fought in 1168 by the Danish king Valdemar I against the Wends of Rügen, the conquest of their city at cape Arkona and the destruction of the grand temple of Svantevit that stood there.