Kalmar Union

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Personal union
Kinrick o Denmark| State Banner of Denmark (14th Century).svg
 

 
Blason Norvège.svg
 
Kinrick o Swaden| Shield of arms of Sweden.svg
1397–1523
 

 
Sweden-Flag-1562.svg Kinrick o Swaden|
Banner Arms of Eric of Pomerania
The Kalmar Union, c. 1400
Caipital
Leids Official use: Middle Danish, Old Swedish, Middle Norwegian, Renaissance Latin
Also spoken: Middle Icelandic, Old Faroese, Norn, Greenlandic Norse, Middle Low German, Finnish, Sami, Greenlandic, Karelian
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Government Personal union
Regent
 -  1387–1412a Margaret I (first)
 -  1513–23b Christian II (last)
Legislatur Riksråd an Herredag
(ane in each kinrick)
Historical era Late Middle Ages
 -  Established 17 Juin 1397
 -  Engelbrekt rebellion 1434–36
 -  Stockholm Bloodbath November 1520
 -  Gustav Vasa electit Keeng o Swaden 6 Juin 1523
 -  Disestablished 1523
 -  Dens Rigsråd annexes Norawa 1536
Siller Mark, Örtug, Penning
a. Margaret I ruled Denmark 1387–1412, Norawa 1388–1389, an Swaden 1389–1412
b. Christian II ruled Denmark and Norway 1513–1523; Swaden 1520–1521

The Kalmar Union or Union o Kalmaris (Dens, Norse an Swadish: Kalmarunionen; Laitin: Unio Calmariensis) wis a personal union that frae 1397 tae 1523[1] jyned unner a single monarch the three kinricks o Denmark, Swaden (then includin Finland), an Norawa, thegither wi Norawa's owerseas dependencies (then includin Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands an the Northren Isles).

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  1. Harald Gustafsson, "A State that Failed?" Scandinavian Journal of History (2006) 32#3 pp 205-220

Coordinates: 55°40′N 12°34′E / 55.667°N 12.567°E / 55.667; 12.567