Olav Magnusson, King of Norway

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Olav Magnusson, King of Norway

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Death: December 22, 1115 (15-16)
Nidaros (Trondheim), Norge
Immediate Family:

Son of Magnus Barefoot, King of Norway and Sigrid Saksesdotter
Brother of Prinsesse Ragnhild Magnusdotter, of Norway
Half brother of Kongsbror Kaare of Austraat; Harald IV Magnusson Gille, king of Norway; king Eystein Magnusson of Norway, l; Magnus Röde Hårfagre-Hårdrådesätten i Norge; Þóra Magnúsdóttir and 3 others

Occupation: Kung i Norge, King of Norway, Norsk kung
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About Olav Magnusson, King of Norway

Olav Magnusson (født 1099, død 22. desember 1115 i Nidaros) var konge av Norge fra 1103 til 1115.

Olav var sønn av kong Magnus Berrføtt, og ble tatt til konge sammen med de eldre brødrene Øystein I Magnusson og Sigurd I Magnusson Jorsalfare. Han døde kun 16 år gammel og blir av den grunn flere steder ikke regnet med i den offisielle norske kongerekka, han har heller ikke fått noe nummer.


Olaf became co-king together with his brothers Sigurd Jorsalfar and Øystein Magnusson when their father Magnus Barefoot died (1103). Since he was very young, his older brothers acted as regents for his part of the kingdom.

In 1115, Olaf fell ill and died 22 December. He was succeeded by his co-ruler brothers. His historical insignificance is shown by the fact that later historians, when constructing ordinals for Norwegian monarchs, left Olaf out from numbering.

http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olav_Magnusson


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olaf_Magnusson_of_Norway

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Olav Magnusson, King of Norway's Timeline

1099
1099
Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
1115
December 22, 1115
Age 16
Nidaros (Trondheim), Norge