Creoda of Mercia

540 - 593

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Creoda (Cryda or Crida, 6th century) may have been one of the first kings of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, ruling toward the end of the 6th century. Although he is mentioned in a pedigree found in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Creoda is not given the title of king. His existence is disputed by some scholars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Creoda of Mercia has received more than 54,437 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Creoda of Mercia is the 9,639th most popular politician (up from 10,292nd in 2019).

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Among politicians, Creoda of Mercia ranks 9,639 out of 15,710Before him are Gogugwon of Goguryeo, Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, Publius Sulpicius Galba Maximus, Zail Singh, Panteleimon Ponomarenko, and Ismail al-Azhari. After him are Madan Mohan Malaviya, Samir Geagea, Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom, Wiglaf of Mercia, Jules Wijdenbosch, and Pietro Tribuno.

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Among people born in 540, Creoda of Mercia ranks 9Before him are Columbanus, Hormizd IV, Emperor Yōmei, Authari, Galswintha, and Rosamund.  Among people deceased in 593, Creoda of Mercia ranks 4Before him are Gregory of Tours, Garibald I of Bavaria, and Ceawlin of Wessex. After him are Ino Anastasia and Hussa of Bernicia.

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