Hardeknud Knudsøn, Konge af Danmark, King of England (1020 - 1042) MP

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Nicknames: "Harthacnut", "Cnut the Hardy", "Harthacanute", "Hardicanute", "Hardecanute", "Hörthaknútr", "Hardeknud", "Hardeknut"
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Lambeth
Occupation: Konge 1035 - 1042 ( Død af hjerteslag ved et bryllup), King of Denmark from 1035 to 1042 as well as King of England from 1040 to 1042., Roi du Danemark (1035-1042) et d'Angleterre (1040-42), konge Danmark :1035-1042 - England 1040-1042, Konge
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About Hardeknud Knudsøn, Konge af Danmark, King of England

Hardeknut son of Canute, king of Denmark and England.

Note that there is another Hardeknut 200 years earlier, the father of Gorm the Old. Do not mix them!

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Harthacnut, King of Denmark and England's Timeline

1020
1020
England
1035
1035
Age 15
1035
- 1042
Age 15
1040
1040
- 1042
Age 20
King of England
1042
June 8, 1042
Age 22
Lambeth

Harthacanute collapsed while attending a party and died shortly afterwards. He died without an heir and so the crown reverted back to the Saxons and Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England at Easter of 1043 at Winchester. After the death of Harthacanute Magnus took control in Denmark.

1042
Age 22
1042
Age 22
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- present
King of England
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