A Region in Europe
About the Year 380: Alaric - the first king to claim the title
380-770: 15 known Kings of Scanić of which 5 use the title
About 770: Ivar Vidfavne, King of Scanić, the first empire
About 800: Harald Hildetand, the great King of Scanić.
811-1047: Danish kings rule the land of Scanić.
1047-1330: Sven Estridsřn and sons -- Scanians on the Danish
1134-1330: Danish Kings rule the land of Scanić.
The period of the Holsteiners
1330-1360: Count Johan of Holstein rules the land of Scanić.
The Commonwealth period
1332-1360: Scania in Union with Sweden, Finland and Norway
under the King Magnus Eriksson Smek. He uses the title "Rex Scanić".
The Danish period
1360-1376: Valdemar Atterdag rebuilds the state of
Denmark and recaptures Scanić.
The Guardian period
1376-1397: Margrethe Valdemarsdatter rules over Denmark and
Norway as guardian of her son Olof II and thereafter for Erich of Pomerania.
The period of the Nordic Union
1397-1412: Margrethe Valdemarsdatter (for Erich of Pomerania),
1412-1439: Erich of Pomerania - Nordic King.
1439-1448: Christoffer of Bravaria - Nordic King.
The Danish period
1448-1658: Danish kings rule Scanić.
The Governorship Period
1658-1720: The period of Governorship in Skĺneland (Scania).
(Described by the Swedish government as "a domestic but foreign land)".
Scanić had its own parliament and a guarantee of self-rule, i.e. Scania was
permitted to continue its own legislature.)
The Swedish period
1720-1801: Swedish kings rule Scanić.
1801-1809: The Governorship is reinstated in the province of
1809-Today The region of Skĺneland constists of 3 separate
administrative provinces under Swedish rule - Skĺne, Halland and Blekinge.
(The Island of Bornholm remained under Danish rule.)