Photo: Sara Friberg, Royal Court of Sweden

Den 7 november 2020 är det 500 år sedan kung Kristian II av Danmark (”Kristian Tyrann”) inledde Stockholms blodbad. Kristina Gyllenstierna, som var Gustaf Eriksson Vasas moster och gift med Sten Sture d.y., ledde kampen mot danskarna efter kung Kristians invasion. Hon står i dag staty på Kungliga slottets yttre borggård.

On 7 November 2020, it is 500 years since King Christian II of Denmark (“Christian Tyrant”) began the Stockholm massacre. Kristina Gyllenstierna, who was Gustaf Eriksson Vasa’s aunt and married to Sten Sture d.y., led the fight against the Danes after King Kristian’s invasion. Today she stands as a statue in the Royal Palace’s outer courtyard.

Photo: Sara Friberg, Royal Court of Sweden

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