Norway: Heads of State: 1319-1449

Royal House: Folkungeætta [1]
Med Guds miskund Norges Svea og Gota Konge (from 1332, documented from 1340 Med Guds nåde Norges Svea og Skåne Konge)
24 Aug 1319 - 15 Aug 1355 Magnus VII Eiriksson Smek [2]
Med Guds nåde Norges Konge (from 15 Feb 1362: Med Guds nåde Norges og Svea Konge)
15 Aug 1355 - 10/12 Sep 1380 Håkon VI Magnusson den yngre [3]
Med Guds nåde Norges Dana og Gota Konge
12 Sep 1380 - 3 Aug 1387 Olav IV Håkonsson [4]
Riksforstander og kongens og rikets drottsede
3 Aug 1387 - 2 Feb 1388 Ogmund Finnsson Hestbø [5]
Rikets mektige frue og rette husbonde
2 Feb 1388 - 8 Sep 1389 Dronning Margrete Valdemarsdatter [6][7][8]
Royal House: Gryf (Pomerania)
Med Guds nåde Norges Konge og Sveriges rette erfinge (from 23 Jul 1396 and 1397 Med Guds nåde Norges Danmarks Sveriges Vendes og Gotes Konge, Hertug i Pommern)
8 Sep 1389 - 1 Jun 1442 Eirik III [9][10][11]
Royal House: Wittelsbach (Bavaria: Upper Palatinate)
Med Guds nåde Norges Sveriges Danmarks Vendes og Gotes Konge, Palatsgreve pa Riin og Hertug i Beyern
1 Jun 1442 - 5/6 Jan 1448 Christoffer (Christoffer Johansson) [12]
Riksråd: Riksrådets formann
6 Jan 1448 - ? ? 1448 Erkebiskop Aslak Harniktsson Bolt
Riksforstander og fullmektig høvedsmann over alt Norges rike
? ? 1448 - 20 Nov 1449 Sigurd Jonsson [13]

[1] This term (Folkungaätten in Svensk/Swedish) is an artifact of 15th century historians, based on a spurious genealogy. Recently, the term Bjälboätten, from Bjälbo, the family seat, has gained currency.
[2] Also in Sweden and Scania (see Denmark) as Magnus Eriksson.
[3] Also in Sweden as Håkan Magnusson.
[4] Also in Denmark as Oluf 2. Håkonsen.
[5] Together with Riksråd: Riksrådets formann - Erkebiskop Vinald Henriksson
[6] Dronning as queen dowager of Norway.
[7] Also in Denmark and in Sweden.
[8] With occasional use of styles suggestive of a queen regnant.
[9] Original name: Bogislav Gryf.
[10] Also in Denmark as Erik 7. in Sweden as Erik "XIII" (crowned for all three realms jointly); also in Pomerania as Erich III.
[11] Eirik is absent from Norway when he is officially "de-recognized" 1 Jun 1442. His last, unanswered, letter is dated 26 Mar 1441.
[12] Also in Denmark as Christoffer 3. and in Sweden as Kristofer.
[13] Med Guds nåde Norges Sveriges og Gotes Konge (in dissidence)
  25 Oct 1449 - 14 May 1450 Karl I Knutsson (Karl Knutsson Bonde; also in Sweden as Carl "VIII", Royal House: Bonde)
Last updated on: 05 Sep 2011 11:39:41