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Old 08-25-2006, 01:17 PM
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Olav IV

Name: Olav IV Håkonsson of Norway, Oluf 2 of Denmark

Birth: 1370

Child of: Håkon VI of Norway and Margrete of Denmark

Reign: Denmark: 1376-1387 Norway: 1380-1387

Death: 1387

Throne passed to: Margrete I ->Eric of Pomerania

His mother was in talks with Sweden regarding Olav also becoming king there, but he passed away before it could become reality.

(Note: Also known as Olav/Olaf.)

King of Norway after his father's death. King of Denmark after his grandfather's death.

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Olav's proclamation as King of Denmark included the title "true heir of Sweden".
"True heir of Sweden" was added at the insistence of Queen Margrethe since Olav's grandfather Valdemar had been the King of Sweden until forced to abdicate.
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