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Olof of Sweden

Olof of Sweden, Olof Skötkonung or Skautkonung, the first Christian king in Sweden, reignes between 995 and 1022. He was baptized in Husaby, Götaland in 1008. His father Eric the Victorious, is said to have been baptized, but later when returning to the Svealand kingdom fell back to heathen customs, worshipping the ancient Asa gods. He married Estrid of the Obotrites, better known as Queen Ingrid.

See also: Ansgar

Preceded by:
Eric VI of Sweden
List of Swedish monarchs Succeeded by:
Anund Jacob of Sweden