The Arms of the Kings of Denmark

Roll of the Kings of Denmark

These are the dates for their reign, beginning to end. There are some cases where the end of the reign was not the end of their life, so I give the death date if I know it. I have tried to give some indication (where I can) of how they died (or ended their reign.)
ab. = abdicated,  kib. = killed in battle, as. = assassinated, ex. = executed, dep = deposed

Gorm ???-940
Harald I 940-965
Svend I 985-1014 also King of England 1013-1014
Harald II 1014-1019
Knud I 1019-1035 also King of England 1016-1035
Also King of Norway 1028-1035
Hardeknud 1035-1042 also King of England 1035-1037/1040-1042
Magnus 1042-1047 kib.
Svend II 1047-1074 d.
Harald III 1074-1080
Knud II 1080-1086 as.
Olaf I 1086-1095
Erik I 1095-1103
Neils 1104-1134 as.
Erik II 1134-1137 Aas.
Erik III 1137-1146 ab.
Svend III 1146-1157 kib.
Knud III 1146-1157 kib.
Valdemar I 1157-1182
Knud IV 1182-1202
Valdemar II 1202-1241
Erik IV 1241-1250 as.
Abel 1250-1252 as.
Christoffer I 1252-1259
Eric V 1259-1286
Erik VI 1286-1319
Christoffer II 1320-1326
Chaos and Confusion
Christoffer II again 1330-1332
Regency? Interregnum? 1332-1340
Valdemar IV 1340-1375
Oluf III 1375-1387 also Oluf IV, King of Norway 1380-1387
Margrethe I, Queen 1387-1412 also Queen of Norway 1387-1412
also Queen of Sweden 1389-1397
Erik VII 1412-1439 dep. also Erik III, King of Norway 1412-1442, dep.
also Erik XIII, King of Sweden 1412-1439, dep. 1459 d.
Christoffer III 1439-1448 also Christoffer I, King of Norway, 1442-1448
also King of Sweden 1440-1448
Christian I 1448-1481 also King of Norway 1450-1481
also King of Sweden 1457-1464
Hans 1481-1513 also Johan II(?) King of Sweden 1497-1501, dep.
Christian III 1513-1523 dep. also King of Norway 1513-1523, dep.
Christian III 1513-1523 dep. also King of Sweden 1520-1521, dep.
Frederik II 1559-1588 also King of Norway 1559
Christian IV 1558-1648

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