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Is Danish King Who Gave Name to Bluetooth Buried in Poland?

The Roman Catholic church where it is believed that Danish King Harald Gormsson was buried, in Wiejkowo, Poland, July 30.

The Roman Catholic church where it is believed that Danish King Harald Gormsson was buried, in Wiejkowo, Poland, July 30.

Photographer: Monika Scislowska/AP

Wiejkowo, Poland (AP) -- More than 1,000 years after his death in what is now Poland, a European king whose nickname lives on through wireless technology is at the center of an archaeological dispute.

Chronicles from the Middle Ages say King Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson of Denmark acquired his nickname courtesy of a tooth, probably dead, that looked bluish. One chronicle from the time also says the Viking king was buried in Roskilde, in Denmark, in the late 10th century.