Name: Styrbjorn ?The Strong? of Sweden
Change Date: 1 APR 2008
Styrbjörn the Strong (Styrbjörn Sterki) or Styrbjörn the Swedish Champion (Styrbjörn svía kappi) (died c. 984) was according to late Norse sagas, the son of the Swedish king Olof, and the nephew of Olof's co-ruler and successor Eric the Victorious. The earliest attestation of Styrbjörn is from a contemporary (c. 985) skaldic poem, a lausavísa about the Battle of the Fýrisvellir between Styrbjörn and king Eric the Victorious.
Father: Olof II Björnsson
- Thorkils 'Sprakalegg' Styrlbjornsson