Sweden: Heads of State: 1250-1364

Royal House: Folkungaätten [1]
Dei gratia rex sveorum
2 Feb 1250 - 22 Jul 1275 Valdemar Birgersson
22 Jul 1275 - 24 May 1278 Magnus Birgersson Ladulås
Dei gratia sveorum gotorumque rex
24 May 1278 - 18 Dec 1290 Magnus Birgersson Ladulås (x)
18 Dec 1290 - Mar (or Apr) 1318 Birger Magnusson
Rikshövitsman
27 Jun 1318 - 8 Jul 1319 Mathias Kettilmundsson
Dei gratia rex suecie
8 Jul 1319 - 24 Aug 1319 Magnus Eriksson Smek [2]
Dei gratia rex suecie et norwegie
24 Aug 1319 - ? Jun 1332 Magnus Eriksson Smek (x)
Dei gratia regnorum suecie et norwegie terreque scanie rex = Med Guds Nåde, Sveriges Norges och Skånes Konung
? Jun 1332 - 15 Feb 1364 Magnus Eriksson Smek (x)
Dei gratia sveorum gotorumque rex et dominus terre scanie = Med Guds Nåde Svea och Göta Konung och Herre över Skånes Land
28 Apr 1357 - 21 Jun 1359 Erik "XII" Magnusson [3]
Dei gratia rex suecie et norwegie = Med Guds Nåd, Sveriges och Norges Konung
15 Feb 1362 - 15 Feb 1364 Håkan Magnusson [4][5]

[1] This term 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 Norway, as Magnus VII; and in Scania (at the time a component of the Danish polity).
[3] Under partition by arbitration, jointly with Magnus Eriksson.
[4] Jointly with Magnus Eriksson.
[5] Also in Norway, as Håkon VI.
Last updated on: 31 Mar 2012 07:26:11