Born: 1218 AD
Died: 1252 AD, at 34 years of age.
1218 - He was born and the son of Valdemar II.
1232 - He was a Duke of Schleswig before he became king.
1250 - He was succeeded to the throne on the 1st of November, after the death of his brother Eric IV.
1252 - He was killed in battle on the 29th of June, during a punishment expedition in Friesland.
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