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  • ID: I48101
  • Name: Styrbjorn ?The Strong? of Sweden
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 986
  • Note:

    Styrbjörn the Strong (Styrbjörn Sterki) or Styrbjörn the Swedish Champion (Styrbjörn svía kappi) (died c. 984) was according to late Norse sagas,[1] 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[2] about the Battle of the Fýrisvellir between Styrbjörn and king Eric the Victorious.
  • _UID: 44E4C1AE466C41318AFDC3232A96EC855972
  • Change Date: 1 APR 2008



    Father: Olof II Björnsson

    Marriage 1 Thyra Haraldsdottir
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Thorkils 'Sprakalegg' Styrlbjornsson
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