Valdemar Estridsson

June 28, 1170 AD - March 28, 1241 AD

Biography

King of Denmark (1202 - 1241) as Valdemar II the Conqueror or the Victorious

Family Tree


Knud Lavard Estridsson = Ingeborg Rurikovich Volodar Polotsk = Rikissa of Poland circa 1096 AD*at Roskilde*murdered at Haraldsted Skov - January 7, 1131 AD | Before 1194 AD - After 1131 AD Before 1120 AD - After 1167 AD | circa 1116 AD - After 1155 AD Duke of Schleswig | Duke of Polatsk | _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | Valdemar = Sophie Polatsk ≠ ? Margrethe Kirsten Katarin Sophie = Valdemar Estridsson January 14, 1131 AD*at Vordingborg - May 12, 1182 AD | circa 1141 AD - May 5, 1198 AD | floruit 1141 AD - ? circa 1118 AD - After 1141 AD Before 1131 AD - After 1159 AD circa 1141 AD - May 5, 1198 AD | January 14, 1131 AD*at Vordingborg - May 12, 1182 AD Duke of Schleswig | | see above | see above ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | | Ingeborg = Philippe Auguste Capet Knud = Gertrud Welf Margrete Maria Richiza Helene Sophie ValdemarHelena Guttormsdotter ≠ ? = Margarethe Dagmar Premysl = Berengária Capet Christoffer circa 1157 AD*at Corbeil - July 29, 1236 AD August 21, 1165 AD*at Gonesse*at Mantes - July 14, 1223 AD circa 1162 AD - November 12, 1202 AD circa 1155 AD - July 1, 1197 AD floruit 1188 AD - ? floruit 1188 AD - ? circa 1190 AD - May 8, 1220 AD Before 1202 AD - 1223 AD circa 1159 AD - 1208 AD June 28, 1170 AD - March 28, 1241 AD | floruit 1211 AD - ? | | circa 1186 AD*at Ribe - May 24, 1212 AD | circa 1195 AD*at Ringsted - March 27, 1221 AD circa 1150 AD - 1173 AD or 1194 King of France King of Denmark King of Denmark | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | Knut = ? Niels = Oda von Schwerin Valdemar Erik = Jutta von Saxe Sophie Abel = Mechthild von Holstein Christoffer = Sambiria Margrete Sobiesławice 1211 AD - October 15, 1260 AD | Before 1217 AD*possibly 1218 - circa 1219 AD | Before 1217 AD - After 1283 AD 1209 AD*at Revsnæs of a hunting accident - November 28, 1231 AD 1216 AD*Murdered near the city of Schleswig - August 10, 1250 AD | Before 1239 AD - After 1250 AD 1217 AD*at Flensburg - November 2, 1247 AD 1218 AD*Killed in battle near near Husum, Friesland - June 29, 1252 AD | circa 1220 AD - 1288 AD circa 1219 AD*at Ribe - May 29, 1259 AD | circa 1230 AD*in Rostock - December, 1282 AD Duke of Lolland | Count of Halland | King of Denmark | King of Denmark | King of Denmark | ________________|________________ | _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________|_______________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________|__________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Svantepolk = Bengta Bjälbo Erik Niels = Cecilie Jensdatter Christoffer Knud Ingeborg = Magnús Fairhair (Unåsson) Jutta Valdemar Bjälbo Agnes Sophie = Valdemar Bjälbo Sophie Erik = Margarete von Rügen Valdemar Abel Erik = Agnes von Brandenburg Valdemar Niels Mechtild Margrete ? - 1310 | ? - 1261 ? - 1304 circa 1218 AD - 1251 AD | Before 1251 AD - After 1252 AD After 1239 AD*died young - Before 1250 AD After 1239 AD*died young - Before 1250 AD circa 1244 AD - March 24, 1287 AD or March 26, 1287 | May 1, 1238 AD*in Tønsberg*in Bergen - May 9, 1280 AD circa 1246 AD - Between 1286 AD and 1295 | 1240? - 1302 circa 1249 AD - Between 1288 AD and 1295 1241 AD - 1286 AD | 1240? - 1302 circa 1240 AD - After 1284 AD Before 1252 AD - May 27, 1272 AD | circa 1247 AD - 1272 AD 1238 AD - 1257 AD 1252 AD - April 2, 1279 AD circa 1249 AD*murdered near Viborg. Among the suspected accomplices were Stig Andersen Hvide and *died young - circa 1259 AD Before 1259 AD*died young - ? Before 1259 AD - circa 1300 AD Before 1259 AD - February 2, 1306 AD | Duke of Halland Count of NørreHalland | | King of Norway | King of Sweden | see left Duke of Schleswig | Duke of Schleswig King of Denmark |

Sources

Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, 2005
Official Site of the Danish Monarchy, 2005
Encyclopaedia Britannica: A New Survey of Universal Knowledge, 1942