Olof the Brash

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Olaf, according to the Danish king Sweyn Estridson and Adam of Bremen, was a Swedish chieftain who conquered Denmark in the late 9th century or early 10th century and founded the House of Olaf.

He had the sons Gyrd and Gnupa, who ruled together according to Swedish tradition. Gnupa had the son Sigtrygg Gnupasson who is mentioned on the two Sigtrygg Runestones (DR2 and DR4) erected by his mother after his death.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Heiligo
King of Denmark Succeeded by
Gyrd and Gnupa