Halvdan Haraldson «the Black» Svarte, king of Trondheimen

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Halvdan «the Black» Svarte (Haraldsson), King of Trondheimen

Also Known As: "Halftan the Black", "Hálfdan svarti", "Svarte"
Birthplace: (Twin?)Trondheim Norway
Death: Died in Trondheim Norway
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Son of Harald I Halvdansson «Fairhair» Hårfagre and Åsa av Tröndelagen Håkonsdatter
Husband of NN
Father of Godfred King of Isle of Man
Brother of Guttorm Haraldsson, Konge i Ranrike; Sigrød (Sigfrod) Haraldsson; Halftan Haraldsson «the White» Kvite and Sigfrid Hårfagre
Half brother of Erik Blodyx Hårfagre, Överkonung; Ragnar Haraldsson «Rykkil»; Ring Hårfagre; Dag Hårfagre; Sigurd Hårfagre-Hårdrådesätten i Norge and 21 others

Occupation: Konge i Trøndelag, Konge i Trondheimen, king of Trondheim
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About Halvdan Haraldson «the Black» Svarte, king of Trondheimen

Halvdan Svarte (Haraldsson) (Hálfdan svarti) ca ?-934, PAM

(In English: Halfdan the Black (Haraldsson))

King in part of Norway: Trondheimen


Merge warning: Do not merge with his grandfather with the same name or his brother Halftan Haraldsson «the White» Kvite!


Halfdan Haraldsson or Halfdan the Black (not to be confused with his grandfather and namesake) was a son of Harald I of Norway by his first wife, Åsa, the daughter of Jarl Håkon Grjotgardsson of Lade. He was made sub-king of the Trondelag by his father, along with his brother Halfdan the White. According to Heimskringla, Halfdan the Black was poisoned, possibly at the behest of his sister in law Gunnhild, Mother of Kings.

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