Eric of Pomerania, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Eric of Pomerania

King of Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Kalmar Union

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1381

Place of Birth: DarΕ‚owo, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 03-May-1459

Profession: monarch

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Eric of Pomerania

  • Eric of Pomerania (1381 or 1382 – 24 September 1459) was the ruler of the Kalmar Union from 1396 until 1439, succeeding his grandaunt, Queen Margaret I.
  • He is numbered Eric III as King of Norway (1389–1442), Eric VII as King of Denmark (1396–1439) and Eric XIII as King of Sweden (1396–1434, 1436–39).
  • Today, in all three countries he is more commonly known as Erik av Pommern. Eric was ultimately deposed from all three kingdoms of the union, but in 1449 he inherited one of the partitions of the Duchy of Pomerania and ruled it as duke until his death.

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