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Magnus Olafsson was born 1073 A.D. and died #onthisday 24th August 1103 A.D.
He was king of Norway as Magnus III from 1093 A.D. until his death.

Magnus’ reign was a brutal and aggressive military campaign and conquest, partiality in the Norse-dominated parts of the British Isles and Ireland. He managed to extend his rule into the Kingdom of the Isles and Dublin.

He sought to re-establish the Norwegian influence around the Irish Sea.  Magnus had a decent reign with many battles and troubles of expanding the Norwegian kingdom overseas …