Centwine of Wessex

643 - 686

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Centwine (died after 685) was King of Wessex from c. 676 to 685 or 686, although he was perhaps not the only king of the West Saxons at the time. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle reports that Centwine became king c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Centwine of Wessex has received more than 414,620 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Centwine of Wessex is the 9,150th most popular politician (up from 12,307th in 2019), the 1,904th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,275th in 2019) and the 304th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Centwine of Wessex ranks 9,150 out of 15,577Before him are Aemilia gens, Tong Yabghu Qaghan, Jean de Roquetaillade, Mubarak Al-Sabah, Matsudaira Katamori, and Yang Jiechi. After him are Spurius Lucretius Tricipitinus, Antipater Etesias, Boril of Bulgaria, Gaeru of Baekje, Sviatoslav III of Vladimir, and Rafael Eitan.

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Among people born in 643, Centwine of Wessex ranks 1 Among people deceased in 686, Centwine of Wessex ranks 5Before him are Pope John V, Emperor Tenmu, Umamah bint Zainab, and Wonhyo. After him is Eadric of Kent.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Centwine of Wessex ranks 1,904 out of 7,765Before him are Ray Winstone (1957), Robert Palmer (1949), Robert Conquest (1917), Cynric (450), Prince Arthur of Connaught (1883), and John Paul Jones (1747). After him are William of Winchester, Lord of Lunenburg (1184), William Buckland (1784), Ine of Wessex (700), Anne Conway (1631), Gregor MacGregor (1786), and E. Nesbit (1858).

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