|Regency||1512 - February 5, 1520|
|Successor||Christian II of Sweden|
|Date of Birth||1493|
|Place of Birth||n/a|
|Date of Death||February 5, 1520|
|Place of Death||On the ice of lake Mälaren|
|Place of Burial||Corpse exhumed and burned|
at the Stockholm Bloodbath.
Sten Sture the Younger, or Sten Sture den yngre, Swedish statesman and regent of Sweden, under the Kalmar Union, 1512 - February 5, 1520. He was born in 1493, as the son of regent Svante Sture, member of the Sture family, and Iliana Gädda. He was mortally wounded at the battle of Bogesund on January 19, 1520, in the beginning of Christian II of Denmark's war against Sweden, and died on the ice of lake Mälaren on his way back to Stockholm. His marriage to Christina Gyllenstierna, daughter of King Charles VIII, in 1511 produced the son Svante Stensson Sture.
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