Beorhtric of Wessex

800 - 802

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Beorhtric (meaning "Magnificent ruler"; also spelled Brihtric) (died 802) was the King of Wessex from 786 to 802, succeeding Cynewulf. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beorhtric of Wessex has received more than 685,609 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Beorhtric of Wessex is the 7,295th most popular politician (up from 8,889th in 2019), the 1,589th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,887th in 2019) and the 266th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Beorhtric of Wessex ranks 7,295 out of 15,710Before him are Bai Chongxi, Berthold V, Duke of Zähringen, Amyrtaeus, Wifred II, Count of Barcelona, Heinz Hoffmann, and Heinz Kessler. After him are Sineperver Sultan, Elena Stasova, Józef Cyrankiewicz, John I, Margrave of Brandenburg, Agesipolis II, and Sigismund Rákóczi.

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Among people born in 800, Beorhtric of Wessex ranks 29Before him are Khaydhar ibn Kawus al-Afshin, Mauregatus of Asturias, Giustiniano Participazio, Himiltrude, Conrad I, Count of Auxerre, and Hildeprand. After him are Aznar Galíndez I, Obelerio degli Antenori, Nennius, Agnello Participazio, Wulfstan of Hedeby, and Nominoe. Among people deceased in 802, Beorhtric of Wessex ranks 2Before him is Constantine VI. After him is Paulinus II of Aquileia.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Beorhtric of Wessex ranks 1,589 out of 6,924Before him are Bertram Ramsay (1883), John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834), Colin Davis (1927), William Foulke (1874), Edward Colston (1636), and William Hamilton (1730). After him are Tom Courtenay (1937), Rupert Grint (1988), Michael Owen (1979), John Fletcher (1579), Jeff Lynne (1947), and John Muir (1838).

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