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Cadwallon ap Cadfan

591 - 634

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Cadwallon ap Cadfan (died 634) was the King of Gwynedd from around 625 until his death in battle. The son and successor of Cadfan ap Iago, he is best remembered as the King of the Britons who invaded and conquered the Kingdom of Northumbria, defeating and killing its king, Edwin, prior to his own death in battle against Oswald of Bernicia. His conquest of Northumbria, which he held for a year or two after Edwin died, made him the last Briton to hold substantial territory in eastern Britain until the rise of the House of Tudor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cadwallon ap Cadfan has received more than 98,524 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Cadwallon ap Cadfan is the 12,540th most popular politician (down from 11,713th in 2019), the 3,420th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,944th in 2019) and the 439th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cadwallon ap Cadfan ranks 12,540 out of 15,710. Before him are Panagiotis Pavlidis, Eugene Burton Ely, Merhotepre Ini, King Jian of Zhou, Vladimir Yermoshin, and Álvaro Magaña. After him are Danny Faure, Fritz Graebner, Luis Ángel González Macchi, Kurt Beck, Jules Vandenpeereboom, and Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 591, Cadwallon ap Cadfan ranks 1 Among people deceased in 634, Cadwallon ap Cadfan ranks 4Before him are Abu Bakr, Suintila, and George of Pisidia. After him are Eanfrith of Bernicia and Osric of Deira.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cadwallon ap Cadfan ranks 3,420 out of 6,924. Before him are Richard Haydn (1905), Paul Anderson (1978), Dennis Brain (1921), Jane March (1973), Peter Osgood (1947), and John Houghton (1931). After him are Jimmy McGrory (1904), Mischa Barton (1986), Anna Massey (1937), Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (1871), Michael Grant (1914), and W. V. D. Hodge (1903).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Cadwallon ap Cadfan ranks 439Before him are Michael Howard (1941), Alicia Moreau de Justo (1885), Roy Jenkins (1920), Pybba of Mercia (570), John Taylor (1808), and Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858). After him are Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (1871), John Negroponte (1939), Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841), Samuel Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood (1880), Archibald Sayce (1845), and John Julius Norwich (1929).