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In 1361 Valdemar attacked Gotaland and captured Visby, an important Baltic
trading centre. Haakon, who had been made king of Sweden in 1362, and
Margaret were married in 1363. Magnus' opponents among the nobility went to
pendencies of Iceland, the Faeroes, and Greenland) to Sweden. The Danes did
not intend this agreement to end their union with Norway. Officially very loyal to
the Treaty of Kiel, the Danish government worked for the eventual return of ...
The economic crisis of the '30s was overcome more rapidly in Sweden than in
most other countries. As early as 1936, wages had reached their old level, and by
the end of the decade unemployment had become insignificant. From a political ...
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