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Danish Monarchs

Name Reign
Gorm the Old, son of Hardeknud died 958/959
Harald Bluetooth, son of Gorm the Old died around 987
Sweyn I Forkbeard, son of Harald Bluetooth died 1014
Harald II, son of Sweyn I Forkbeard 1014 - 1018
Canute the Great, son of Sweyn I Forkbeard (also King of England 1016 - 1035) 1018 - 1035
Canute the Hardy, son of Canute the Great (also known as Harthacanute, King of England 1040 - 1042) 1035 - 1042
Magnus I, son of Olav II of Norway 1042 - 1047
Sweyn II Estdison, grandson of Sweyn I 1047 - 1076
Harald III, illegitimate son of Sweyn II 1076 - 1080
Canute the Saint, illegitimate son of Sweyn II 1080 - 1086
Olaf I, illegitimate son of Sweyn II 1086 - 1095
Erik I, illegitimate son of Sweyn II 1095 - 1103
Niels, illegitimate son of Sweyn II 1104 - 1134
Erik II, son of Erik I 1134 - 1137
Erik III, grandson of Erik I 1137 - 1146
Olaf II, grandson of Erik I 1140 - 1143
Sweyn III, regent for the minor Valdemar I, son of Erik II 1146 - 1157
Canute IV, regent for the minor Valdemar I, son of Magnus II  
Valdemar I the Great, grandson of Eric I 1157 - 1182
Canute VI, son of Valdemar I 1192 - 1202
Valdemar II, son of Valdemar I 1202 - 1241
Erik IV, son of Valdemar II 1241 - 1250
Abel, son of Valdemar II 1250 - 1252
Christoffer I, son of Valdemar II 1252 - 1259
Erik V, son of Christoffer I 1259 - 1286
Erik VI, son of Erik V 1285 - 1320
Christoffer II, son of Erik V 1320 - 1326
Interregnum Period 1332 - 1340
Valdemar IV, son of Christoffer II 1340 - 1376
Olaf III, grandson of Valdemar IV 1376 - 1387
Margrethe I, daughter of Valdemar IV 1387 - 1412
Erik of Pomerania (VII), adopted by Margrethe I 1412 - 1439
Christoffer III, nephew of Erik of Pomerania 1440 - 1448
 

House of Oldenburg
 

 
Christian I, son of Count Dietrich of Oldenburg 1448 - 1481
Hans, son of Christian I 1481 - 1513
Christian II, son of Hans 1513 - 1523
Frederik I, son of Christian II 1523 - 1533
Christian III, son of Frederik I 1534 - 1559
Frederik II, son of Christian III 1559 - 1588
Christian IV, son of Frederik II 1588 - 1648
Frederik III, son of Christian IV 1648 - 1670
Christian V, son of Frederik III 1670 - 1699
Frederik IV, son of Christian V 1699 - 1730
Christian VI, son of Frederik IV 1730 - 1746
Frederik V, son of Christian VI 1746 - 1766
Christian VII, son of Frederik V 1766 - 1808
Frederik VI, son of Christian VII 1808 - 1839
Christian VIII, grandson of Frederik VI 1839 - 1848
Frederik VII, son of Christian VIII 1848 - 1863
 

House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Gl├╝cksburg
 

 
Christian IX, nephew of Christian VIII 1863 - 1906
Frederik VIII, son of Christian IX 1906 - 1912
Christian X, son of Frederik VIII 1912 - 1947
Frederik IX, son of Christian X 1947 - 1972
Margrethe II, daughter of Frederik IX 1972 -

 

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