Valdemar II , of Denmark
b.9 May 1170 or 28 Jun 1170
d.28 Mar 1241 Vordingborg, Præstø, Denmark
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Valdemar II (9 May 1170 or 28 June 1170 – 28 March 1241), called Valdemar the Victorious or Valdemar the Conqueror (Valdemar Sejr), was the King of Denmark from 1202 until his death in 1241. The nickname Sejr is a later invention and was not used during the King's own lifetime. Sejr means victory in Danish.