Canute Lavard

1096 - 1131

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Canute Lavard (Danish: Knud Lavard) (12 March 1096 – 7 January 1131) was a Danish prince. Later he was the first Duke of Schleswig and the first border prince who was both a Danish and a German vassal, a position leading towards the historical double position of Southern Jutland. He was killed by his cousin Magnus (later King Magnus I of Sweden; ca. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Canute Lavard has received more than 103,052 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Canute Lavard is the 2,932nd most popular politician (up from 3,217th in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 104th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Danish Politician.

Canute Lavard was a Danish prince who was the son of King Sweyn I of Denmark and Queen Estrid. He was also the grandson of King Harald Bluetooth of Denmark. Canute Lavard was most famous for his role in the death of his uncle, King Harald III of Denmark.

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Among politicians, Canute Lavard ranks 2,932 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Nintoku, Cassius Chaerea, Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia, Hiero I of Syracuse, Absalon, and Daji. After him are Intef II, Theudebald, Henry X, Duke of Bavaria, Emperor Zhenzong, Syphax, and Henriette of France.

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Among people born in 1096, Canute Lavard ranks 3Before him are Hugh of Saint Victor and Peter Lombard. After him are Al-Muqtafi, Pons, Count of Tripoli, Al-Amir bi-Ahkam Allah, and Henry of Blois. Among people deceased in 1131, Canute Lavard ranks 4Before him are Omar Khayyam, Baldwin II of Jerusalem, and Stephen II of Hungary. After him are Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona, Joscelin I, Count of Edessa, Sanai, Philip of France, and Mahmud II.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Canute Lavard ranks 96 out of 783Before him are Christopher I of Denmark (1219), Eric IV of Denmark (1216), Sveinn Björnsson (1881), Jens Christian Skou (1918), Otto Jespersen (1860), and Absalon (1128). After him are Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1753), Christina of Denmark (1521), Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950), Niels Gade (1817), Prince Valdemar of Denmark (1858), and Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Canute Lavard ranks 46Before him are Eric V of Denmark (1249), Haakon III of Norway (1182), Christopher I of Denmark (1219), Eric IV of Denmark (1216), Sveinn Björnsson (1881), and Absalon (1128). After him are Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1753), Prince Valdemar of Denmark (1858), Eric II of Denmark (1090), Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853), Hastein (810), and Prince George of Denmark (1653).