Euphemia of Pomerania (1285 – 26 July 1330) was Queen of Denmark as the spouse of King Christopher II. She was the daughter of Bogislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania, and his second spouse, Margarete of Rügen.
|Euphemia of Pomerania|
|Queen consort of Denmark|
|Died||26 July 1330|
|Spouse||Christopher II of Denmark|
|Issue||Margaret, Margravine of Brandenburg|
Otto, Duke of Lolland and Estonia
Valdemar IV Atterdag
|Father||Bogislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania|
|Mother||Margarete of Rügen|
Euphemia wed Christopher in 1300. The marriage was likely a politically arranged marriage to provide Christopher with political support from the dynasty of her mother as well as that of her father. Not much is known about queen Euphemia.
Euphemia had at least six known children:
- Margarete (1305–1340), married Louis V, Duke of Bavaria
- Erik (1307–1331)
- Otto, Duke of Lolland and Estonia (born c. 1310 – died after 1347)
- Agnes (d. 1312), died young
- Heilwig (born c. 1315)
- Valdemar, King of Denmark (1320–1375)
She is buried in the Sorø Abbey.
- Anders Leegaard Knudsen: Eufemia af Pommern i Den Store Danske, Gyldendal. Hentet 13. april 2017 fra http://denstoredanske.dk/index.php?sideId=72897
- Alf Henrikson: Dansk historia (Danish history) (1989) (Swedish)
- Sven Rosborn (In Swedish): När hände vad i Nordens historia (When did what happen in the historiy of the Nordic countries) (1997)
- Den store danske encyklopædi Eufemia_af_Pommern