Charles VII of Sweden

1130 - 1167

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Charles VII or Carl (Swedish: Karl Sverkersson; c. 1130 – 12 April 1167) was ruler of Götaland, and then King of Sweden from c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles VII of Sweden has received more than 73,203 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles VII of Sweden is the 2,819th most popular politician (down from 2,814th in 2019), the 119th most popular biography from Sweden and the 36th most popular Swedish Politician.

Charles VII of Sweden is most famous for his military victories and his reign as King of Sweden. He was born in Stockholm, the son of Charles IX of Sweden and Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark. He was the brother of John III of Sweden. His father died when he was five years old, and he succeeded to the throne.

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Among politicians, Charles VII of Sweden ranks 2,819 out of 15,710Before him are Merneith, Jarosław Kaczyński, Marcel Cerdan, Eleonora Gonzaga, Abd al-Karim Qasim, and Bagoas. After him are Ottokar I of Bohemia, Walter Hallstein, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, Qutb al-Din Aibak, Wilfred the Hairy, and Emperor Higashiyama.

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Among people born in 1130, Charles VII of Sweden ranks 8Before him are Pope Clement III, Saint Rosalia, Baldwin III of Jerusalem, William of Tyre, Géza II of Hungary, and Toghrul. After him are Benjamin of Tudela, Magnus II of Sweden, Rashid ad-Din Sinan, Theobald V, Count of Blois, Constantine Manasses, and Euphrosyne of Kiev. Among people deceased in 1167, Charles VII of Sweden ranks 3Before him are Empress Matilda and Abraham ibn Ezra. After him are Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia, Rostislav I of Kiev, Aelred of Rievaulx, and Rainald of Dassel.

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Among people born in Sweden, Charles VII of Sweden ranks 119 out of 1,296Before him are Harriet Andersson (1932), Nils Liedholm (1922), Claes Oldenburg (1929), Ulf von Euler (1905), Gunnar Gren (1920), and Maj Sjöwall (1935). After him are Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884), Lennart Johansson (1929), Nathan Söderblom (1866), Catherine of Vadstena (1331), Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland (1912), and Zarah Leander (1907).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Charles VII of Sweden ranks 36Before him are Birger Jarl (1210), Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland (1861), Sverker I of Sweden (1100), Emund the Old (1030), Canute I of Sweden (1150), and Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1700). After him are Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884), Lennart Johansson (1929), Carin Göring (1888), Hjalmar Branting (1860), Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg (1584), and Magnus II of Sweden (1130).