Birger Jarl, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Birger Jarl

Swedish statesman

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0001

Place of Birth: Bjälbo, Östergötland County, Sweden

Date of Death: 28-Oct-1266

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Birger Jarl

  • Birger Jarl (c.
  • 1210 – 21 October 1266), or Birger Magnusson, was a Swedish statesman, Jarl of Sweden and a member of the House of Bjelbo, who played a pivotal role in the consolidation of Sweden.
  • Birger also led the Second Swedish Crusade, which established Swedish rule in Finland.
  • Additionally, he is traditionally attributed to have founded the Swedish capital, Stockholm, around 1250.
  • Birger used the Latin title of Dux Sweorum which in English equals Duke of Sweden, and the design of his coronet combined those used by continental European and English dukes.

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