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Magnusson, Birger (Birger of Sweden)

Born: 1280? AD
Died: 1321 AD.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: King


1280 - Birth of Birger Magnusson. King of Sweden.

1290 - He became the King of Sweden.

         - He was nominally king under a regency.

1298 - Married in Stockholm to Princess Margaret (Martha) of Denmark.

1302 - He was crowned as King of Sweden with his consort, Princess Margaret at Söderköping.

1306 - He subsequently engaged in civil war with his brothers.

1317-1318 - He had his brothers imprisoned and killed but was himself driven into exile in Denmark.

1321 - Died on May 31st.

         - Buried together with his Queen Margaret at St. Bendt's Church in Ringsted.


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