|Canute (or Knut) IV (c. 1043 – July 10, 1086), also known as Canute the Saint and Canute the Holy (Danish: Knud IV den Hellige or Sankt Knud), was King of Denmark from 1080 until 1086. Canute was an ambitious king who sought the English throne, attempted to strengthen the Danish monarchy, and devoutedly supported the Roman Catholic Church. Slain by rebels in 1086 in a church where the Catholic St. Albani Church stands today, he is recognized by the Roman Catholic Church as patron saint of Denmark.
Location: Odense, Denmark
Category: Street Art: Sculptures/Statues
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