Magnus I of Sweden

Magnus I Of Sweden

Magnus I of Sweden, son of Nicholas (Swedish: Magnus Nilsson ; Danish: Magnus Nielsen), later called Magnus the Strong (born about 1106, died 4 June 1134 in the Battle of Fotevik), was a Danish duke who ruled Gothenland in southern Sweden from 1125 to 1130. His status as ruler of Sweden was disputed in his own time, but today he is recognized as one of the Swedish monarchs.

Magnus was the son of King Niels I of Denmark and Margaret Fredkulla, the second or eldest daughter of King Inge the Elder of Sweden.

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