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Biography of Margaret of Denmark


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Margaret of Denmark. Born in 1353. Succeeded her father, Waldemar IV. Became queen also of Norway on the death of her husband, Hakon VI, but was soon expelled. Recovered Norway in 1387 and, having defeated Albert of Mecklenburg in 1389, united the three Scandinavian kingdoms by the Union of Calmar in 1397. Died 1412.