Magnus VI of Norway, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Magnus VI of Norway

King of Norway

Date of Birth: 01-May-1238

Place of Birth: Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway

Date of Death: 09-May-1280

Profession: monarch

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Magnus VI of Norway

  • Magnus Haakonsson (Old Norse: Magnús Hákonarson, Modern Norwegian: Magnus HÃ¥konsson; 1 (or 3) May 1238 – 9 May 1280) was King of Norway (as Magnus VI) from 1263 to 1280 (junior king from 1257).
  • One of his greatest achievements was the modernisation and nationalisation of the Norwegian law-code, after which he is known as Magnus the Law-mender (Old Norse: Magnús lagabÅ“tir, Modern Norwegian: Magnus Lagabøte).
  • He was the first Norwegian monarch known to have used an ordinal number, although originally counting himself as "IV".

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