Strut-Harald (Cone Harald from his cone-shaped helmet of gold) was a semi-legendary jarl or petty king who ruled over the Danish territory of Scania (in what is now southern Sweden) during the late 10th century CE (approximately 975-986). Some of the Norse sagas identify him as the son of Gorm the Old, making him a brother or half-brother of Harald Bluetooth.

According to Snorri Sturluson, Strut-Harald was jarl of "Jomsborg in Wendland."[1]

Strut-Harald was the father of Sigvaldi Strut-Haraldsson and Thorkell the Tall, both of whom became prominent members of the Jomsviking order and who fought against the Norwegian Haakon Jarl.

Svein Tjugeskjegg [aka Swein Forkbeard] succeeded him in his Scanian territories.


  1. King Olaf Trygvasson's Saga Part I, 38.


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