Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson

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Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson, “the Aged”

Nicknames: "the Aged", "the Old", "Halfdan Sveidasson", "Halvdan", "The Aged", ""the Aged", "The /Aged/", "The /Old/", "den Gamle", "Vanha", "The Old", "Halfdan "The Aged" /Sveidasson/", "the /Aged/", ""The /Old"/", "Gamli", "Nickname: -The Aged- -The Old- -The Stingy-"
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Birthplace: Vestfold, Norway
Death: Died in Borri, Norway
Place of Burial: Norway
Immediate Family:

Son of Sveidi Heytirsson, Norse King, c. 650 and Mrs. Sveide Sviadrasson
Husband of halfdan Sveidasson and Mrs. Halfdan Sveidasson
Father of Ivar Halfdansson; Ivar Halfdansson, Opplendingejarl; Sigurd Halfdansson and Olaf Halfdansson

Occupation: Jarl av Uppland, Markgreve (Margrave) av Frisis
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About Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson, “the Aged”

Halfdan Sveidasson is mentioned in the Orkney saga:

"Heiti, Gorr’s son, was father of Sveiði the sea-king, the father of Halfdan the old, the father of Ivar the Uplanders’ earl, the father of Eystein the noisy, the father of earl Rognvald the mighty and the wise in council."

(copied from http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/ice/is3/is302.htm)

See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfdan_the_Old

Other saga personalities who are named Halfdan, and should NOT be confused with this one:

-------------------- http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Halfdan_the_Mild_%281%29 -------------------- http://www.celtic-casimir.com/webtree/3/6487.htm

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Halfdan "Gamle" Sveidasson's Timeline

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of, , Oppland Norway
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Vestfold, Norway
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Age 20
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Norway
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Age 30
Oppland, Norway
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Norse discovery and settlement of the Faroes, Orkneys, and Shetlands
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Borri, Norway
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