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a Scandinavian monarch under the Kalmar Union. He reigned as King of Denmark and Norway from 1513 until 1523 and of Sweden from 1520 until 1521. From 1513 to 1523, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig and Holstein in joint rule with his uncle Frederick. He came into conflict with the Danish nobility when he was forced to sign a charter, more strict than any previous, to ensure his access to the throne. Through domestic reforms he later sought to set it aside. Internationally, he tried to maintain the Kalmar Union between the Scandinavian countries which brought him to war with Sweden, lasting between 1518 and 1523.
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01/20/1513- Frederick I succeeds Christian II as Danish/Norwegian king
01/19/1520- Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde
11/04/1520-Danish/Norwegian king Christian II crowned king of Sweden
11/09/1520-Swedish King Christian II executes 600 nobles
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