Björn Ironside

800 - 876

Björn Ironside

Björn Ironside (Old Norse: Bjǫrn Járnsíða; Icelandic: Björn Járnsíða; Swedish: Björn Järnsida; Danish: Bjørn Jernside; Medieval Latin: Bier Costae ferreae) was a Norse Viking chief and legendary king of Sweden. According to the 12th- and 13th-century Scandinavian histories, he was the son of the notorious and historically dubious Viking king Ragnar Lodbrok. He lived in the 9th century, being securely dated between 855 and 858. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Björn Ironside has received more than 6,683,781 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 365th most popular politician.

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  • 73.94

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Björn Ironside ranks 362 out of 14,801Before him are Nerva, Galerius, Erich Honecker, Jacques Chirac, Miklós Horthy, and Louis Bonaparte. After him are Mahmud I, Radovan Karadžić, John Hunyadi, Kangxi Emperor, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, and Barack Obama.

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Among people born in 800, Björn Ironside ranks 1After him are Ecgberht, King of Wessex, Pope Nicholas I, Ælla of Northumbria, Pope Adrian III, Pope Sergius II, Pope Boniface VI, Horik I, Fatima al-Fihri, Offa of Mercia, Pribina, and Piast the Wheelwright. Among people deceased in 876, Björn Ironside ranks 1After him are Louis the German, Kocel, and Hemma.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Björn Ironside ranks 7 out of 579Before him are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Søren Kierkegaard (1813), Niels Bohr (1885), Margrethe II of Denmark (1940), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), and Sigrid Undset (1882). After him are Vitus Bering (1681), Ole Rømer (1644), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Lili Elbe (1882), and Christian IV of Denmark (1577).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Björn Ironside ranks 1After him are Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), George I of Greece (1845), Gorm the Old (900), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Harald Bluetooth (935), Frederick III of Denmark (1609), and Frederick VI of Denmark (1768).

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