Denmark has got a new king. The new king called Valdemar 3. and ruled for nearly 700 years ago - from 1326 to 1329.
It is due to the Valdemar 3. recently enrolled in the royal family's official kongerække. It writes Jyllands-Posten.
the list of kings draw the timeline of English kings and queens since king Gorm the Old. Valdemar 3. was just ten years old when he was inaugurated as king in 1326.
According to the royal family must change to make the list of kings more transparent.
- In the previous version of the list of kings was the king of the 3.'s short reign described in the text about Christoffer 2. In order to create more clarity has been 3. scored its own place in the list of kings, informs the royal family of Jyllands-Posten.
On its website, describes the royal family of Valdemar 3. as a marionetkonge for Gerhard 3. of Holstein.
It is estimated that Valdemar 3. was born in 1315 and died in 1364. He is the only one of Abelslægten, which has been king.
Before and after its regenttid he was duke of schleswig.
He was ten years old when he became king. During his regenttid Denmark was virtually governed by the German count Gerhard 3. of Holstein, which was also the young king's tutor.