Magnus IV of Sweden, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Magnus IV of Sweden

king of Sweden including Finland, King of Norway including Iceland and Greenland, and also ruled Scania

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1316

Place of Birth: Norway

Date of Death: 01-Dec-1374

Profession: politician

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Magnus IV of Sweden

  • Magnus IV (April or May 1316 – 1 December 1374; Swedish Magnus Eriksson) was King of Sweden from 1319 to 1364, King of Norway as Magnus VII (including Iceland and Greenland) from 1319 to 1355, and ruler of Scania from 1332 to 1360.
  • By adversaries he has been called Magnus Smek (English: Magnus the Caresser). Referring to Magnus Eriksson as Magnus II is incorrect.
  • The Swedish Royal Court lists three Swedish kings before him of the same name.
  • He is the second longest-reigning monarch in Swedish history, only surpassed by the current king Carl XVI Gustaf.

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