Charles VIII of Sweden

1409 - 1470

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles VIII of Sweden has received more than 174,270 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Charles VIII of Sweden is the 1,819th most popular politician (down from 1,694th in 2019), the 81st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 78th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Swedish Politician.

Charles VIII of Sweden is most famous for being the King of Sweden from 1697 to 1718. He was also the Duke of Södermanland from 1654 to 1660, and the Duke of Östergötland from 1660 to 1697.

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Among politicians, Charles VIII of Sweden ranks 1,819 out of 15,710Before him are Rodion Malinovsky, Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Henry II of Castile, Edgar the Peaceful, and Ferdinand I of Naples. After him are Richard von Weizsäcker, Qa'a, Edward the Martyr, Li Keqiang, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, and Maria Anna of Savoy.

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Among people born in 1409, Charles VIII of Sweden ranks 3Before him are Elizabeth of Luxembourg and René of Anjou. After him are Thomas Palaiologos, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Bernardo Rossellino, and Giovanni Mocenigo. Among people deceased in 1470, Charles VIII of Sweden ranks 2Before him is Jacopo Bellini. After him are Barthélemy d'Eyck, Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, Demetrios Palaiologos, John II, Duke of Lorraine, Gaston, Prince of Viana, and Ibn Taghribirdi.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Charles VIII of Sweden ranks 81 out of 1,296Before him are Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844), Gustaf Dalén (1869), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Marie Taglioni (1804), Olaus Magnus (1490), and Jenny Lind (1820). After him are Keke Rosberg (1948), Eric the Victorious (945), Harry Martinson (1904), Stieg Larsson (1954), Ermanaric (400), and Arne Tiselius (1902).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Charles VIII of Sweden ranks 23Before him are Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Olof Skötkonung (980), Axel Oxenstierna (1583), and Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844). After him are Eric the Victorious (945), Ermanaric (400), Anund Jacob (1008), Princess Birgitta of Sweden (1937), Stefan Löfven (1957), and Magnus I of Sweden (1106).