Folke Birgersson, Jarl

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About Folke Birgersson, Jarl

Folke Birgersson

Was after father Birger Brosa death in 1202 set to Earl of King Sverker Karlsson, but then moved on to Eric Knutsson and is mentioned in 1208 as his earls. Was one of the leaders of the so-called folkungaupproret (folkunga uprising). Killed, as King Erik's men, 17 Jul 1210 at the battle of Gestilren in Varv parish (Vägö) between the kings Erik and Sverker, where even the latter was killed.

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Folke Birgersson, Jarl's Timeline

1164
1164
Sverige
1164
Uppsala, Uppsala
1195
1195
Age 31
Uppsala, Sverige
1201
1201
Age 37
Sverige
1203
1203
Age 39
Sverige
1205
1205
Age 41
1210
July 18, 1210
Age 46
Västergötland, Sverige
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