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The extent of the Greater Kingdom of Sweden and the Denmark-Nordland Empire in January 1526.

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From 1520 to 1523, King Gustav I of Sweden led rebel forces within Sweden to unite against the Danish Crown and take back Sweden as independent, during the Swedish War of Liberation. He successfully took back the much of the land, and was elected King in June 1523.

The Nordic Empires Alternative History posits a situation where following the coronation of King Gustav I, instead of signing a peace treaty with Denmark in 1524, Sweden had have taken control of Norway instead.

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