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Margaret I of Denmark

1353 - 1412

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Margaret I (Danish: Margrete Valdemarsdatter; 15 March 1353 – 28 October 1412) was ruler of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (which included Finland) from the late 1380s until her death, and the founder of the Kalmar Union that joined the Scandinavian kingdoms together for over a century. She had been Norway's queen consort 1363–1380 and Sweden's 1363–1364, since then titled Queen. Margaret was known as a wise, energetic and capable leader, who governed with "farsighted tact and caution," earning the nickname "Semiramis of the North". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret I of Denmark has received more than 658,137 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Margaret I of Denmark is the 473rd most popular politician (down from 466th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 11th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Danish Politician.

Margaret I of Denmark is most famous for being the first woman to rule Denmark. She was also the first female ruler of Norway and Sweden.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Margaret I of Denmark ranks 473 out of 15,710Before her are Atahualpa, Gaiseric, Rudolf Höss, Severus Alexander, Shah Jahan, and George I of Greece. After her are Yazid I, Constantine II of Greece, Igor of Kiev, Emperor Gaozu of Han, Gustaf V of Sweden, and Louis VII of France.

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Among people born in 1353, Margaret I of Denmark ranks 1After her is Maria de Luna. Among people deceased in 1412, Margaret I of Denmark ranks 1After her are Albert, King of Sweden, Gian Maria Visconti, Ruy González de Clavijo, Johannes Ciconia, and Margaret of Durazzo.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Margaret I of Denmark ranks 12 out of 783Before her are Björn Ironside (800), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Vitus Bering (1681), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Ole Rømer (1644), and George I of Greece (1845). After her are Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Sigrid Undset (1882), Gorm the Old (900), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Karen Blixen (1885), and Saxo Grammaticus (1150).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Margaret I of Denmark ranks 5Before her are Ivar the Boneless (900), Björn Ironside (800), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), and George I of Greece (1845). After her are Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Gorm the Old (900), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian X of Denmark (1870), and Alexandra of Denmark (1844).