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To12 May 1182
Personal InformationKing Valdemar I of Denmark (1131 - 1182)

Valdemar I of Denmark, also known as Valdemar the Great (Danish: Valdemar den Store), was King of Denmark from 1146 until his death in 1182.

Valdemar's reign saw the rise of Denmark, which reached its zenith under his second son Valdemar II.