Harald Bluetooth King of Denmark 910 – 986

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Harald Bluetooth

 

Father – Gorm the Old
Mother – Thyra
Spouse – Gunhilda, Tove, Gyrid
Children – Thyra, Sweyn, Hakon, Gunhilda

 

 

910 (around)
A son, Harald, was born to Gorm the Old and his wife, Thyra.
952 (before)
Harald married Gunhilda.
952 (around)
Harald married Gyrid Olafsdottir of Sweden.
958 (around)
Harald became ruler of Denmark when his father died.
958 (around)
A daughter, Thyra, was born to Harald and Gyrid.
960 (around)
Harald converted to Christianity.
960 (during)
A son, Sweyn, known as Forkbeard, was born to Harald and Gyrid Olafsdottir.
961 (during)
A son, Hakon was born to Harald and Gyrid.
After 961 (around)
A daughter, Gunhilda, was born to Harald and Gyrid.
970 (during)
Harald took the throne of Norway when Harald Greycloak was assassinated.
970 (during)
Harald married Tove of the Obotrites.
974 (during)
Harald lost control of Norway.
980 (during)
The Danish Vikings made raids on Chester and Southampton.
981 (during)
The Danish Viking made raids on Devon and Cornwall.
982 (during)
The Danish Viking made raids on Dorset.
985 (during)
Harald’s son, Sweyn took leadership of the Vikings from his father, Harald Bluetooth

 

Published Feb 13, 2018 @ 3:51 pm – Updated – Mar 22, 2018 @ 5:24 pm

 

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2018). Harald Bluetooth King of Denmark 910 – 986. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/harald-bluetooth-king-of-denmark-910-986/ Last Accessed October 15th, 2018

 

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