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Cynegils (Old English pronunciation: [ˈkynejiɫs]) was King of Wessex from c. 611 to c. 642. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cynegils has received more than 108,842 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Cynegils is the 824th most popular nobleman (down from 756th in 2019), the 2,416th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,743rd in 2019) and the 50th most popular British Nobleman.

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  • 22

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Among noblemen, Cynegils ranks 824 out of 842Before him are Magnus I, Duke of Mecklenburg, Norihito, Prince Takamado, Frederick of Saxony, Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Württemberg, Lady Sarah Chatto, and Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine. After him are Aliya bint Ali, Odo, Count of Nevers, Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar, Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria, Gothelo II of Lower Lorraine, and Princess Louise Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg.

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Among people born in 575, Cynegils ranks 4Before him are Heraclius, Pope Boniface V, and Al-Khansa.  Among people deceased in 642, Cynegils ranks 9Before him are Pope John IV, Yeongnyu of Goguryeo, Tulga, Oswald of Northumbria, Pulakeshin II, and Tulayha. After him are Aiulf I of Benevento, Domnall Brecc, and Eowa of Mercia.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Cynegils ranks 2,416 out of 7,765Before him are Dorian Yates (1962), Alfred Deller (1912), William Jackson Hooker (1785), May Whitty (1865), Dorothy Manley (1927), and Fred West (1941). After him are J. Stuart Blackton (1875), John Madden (1949), Bill Ivy (1942), Blaze Bayley (1963), Blanche of England (1392), and William Nicholson (1753).

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