Valdemar I

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Val·de·mar I

 (väl′də-mär′) or Wal·de·mar I (wôl′-, väl′-) Known as "Valdemar the Great." 1131-1182.
Danish king (1157-1182) who extended his realm and, with his sons, strengthened the monarchy.
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Valdemar I

(Danish ˈvaldəmar)
(Biography) a variant spelling of Waldemar I
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(or Val•de•mar) I

(ˈvɑl dəˌmɑr)
( “the Great” ) 1131–82, king of Denmark 1157–82.
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(30) While forms of the name were known in association with Rus' at this early period, the name became native in Scandinavia only with the birth of Valdemar the Great and his subsequent career.