1537 in Norway

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1537
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Norway

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Events in the year 1537 in Norway.

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1537 is the year when Norway became a puppet state under the Danish Crown. Christian III did a coup d'état in Norway and made it a hereditary kingdom in a real union with Denmark that would last until 1814 when Frederick VI ceded the Kingdom of Norway to Charles XIII of Sweden. King Christian III also made by force Lutheranism state religion in Norway, and it was the state religion until 2012.[1] 1537 is known as one of the darkest year in Norwegian history.

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  1. ^ "2017 – et kirkehistorisk merkeår". Den norske kirke, Kirkerådet. 2017-12-30. Retrieved 2018-06-22. 
  2. ^ Øystein Rian, Øystein Rian. "Olav_Engelbrektsson". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Gjeble Pederssøn". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 26 July 2018.