POLITICIAN

Cnut the Great

995 - 1035

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Cnut (; Old Norse: Knútr Old Norse pronunciation: [ˈknuːtr]; c. 990 – 12 November 1035), also known as Canute and with the epithet the Great, was King of England from 1016, King of Denmark from 1018, and King of Norway from 1028 until his death in 1035. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cnut the Great has received more than 7,148,810 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Cnut the Great is the 378th most popular politician (up from 491st in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 11th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Danish Politician.

Cnut the Great was most famous for conquering England and Denmark.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cnut the Great ranks 378 out of 19,576Before him are William the Silent, Henry II of England, John III Sobieski, Willy Brandt, Ursula von der Leyen, and Cambyses II. After him are Ögedei Khan, Frederick III, German Emperor, Taejo of Joseon, Henry VII of England, Nerva, and Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 995, Cnut the Great ranks 1After him are Shaykh Tusi, Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, Richeza of Lotharingia, Muniadona of Castile, John Gualbert, Yahya ibn Ali ibn Hammud al-Mu'tali, Haakon Ericsson, Abu'l-Fadl Bayhaqi, Herman III, Duke of Swabia, Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Aquitaine, and Wipo of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1035, Cnut the Great ranks 1After him are Robert I, Duke of Normandy, Sancho III of Pamplona, Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders, Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Barcelona, Svein Knutsson, Yahya ibn Ali ibn Hammud al-Mu'tali, and Estrid of the Obotrites.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Cnut the Great ranks 8 out of 1,032Before him are Margrethe II of Denmark (1940), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Niels Bohr (1885), Søren Kierkegaard (1813), Haakon VII of Norway (1872), and Ivar the Boneless (900). After him are Asta Nielsen (1881), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Björn Ironside (800), Karen Blixen (1885), Vitus Bering (1681), and Gorm the Old (900).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Cnut the Great ranks 3Before him are Haakon VII of Norway (1872), and Ivar the Boneless (900). After him are Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Björn Ironside (800), Gorm the Old (900), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), George I of Greece (1845), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), and Christian X of Denmark (1870).