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Cynewulf of Wessex

750 - 786

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Cynewulf was the King of Wessex from 757 until his death in 786. He ruled for about 29 years. He was a direct male descendant of Cerdic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cynewulf of Wessex has received more than 800,970 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Cynewulf of Wessex is the 9,821st most popular politician (up from 10,645th in 2019), the 2,088th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,484th in 2019) and the 326th most popular British Politician.

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  • 3.51

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Among politicians, Cynewulf of Wessex ranks 9,821 out of 15,577Before him are Bartolomeo Gradenigo, Francesco Venier, Kostas Karamanlis, Prince Munetaka, Yekaterina Furtseva, and Canaan Banana. After him are Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia, Viktor Kingissepp, Mstislav III of Kiev, Guru Har Rai, Rolandas Paksas, and José Bonifácio de Andrada.

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Among people born in 750, Cynewulf of Wessex ranks 9Before him are William of Gellone, Benedict of Aniane, Muhammad al-Shaybani, Bermudo I of Asturias, Theodulf of Orléans, and Pietro Tradonico. After him are Domenico Monegario, Teodato Ipato, Giovanni I Participazio, Cuthred of Wessex, Æthelheard of Wessex, and Antony I of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 786, Cynewulf of Wessex ranks 4Before him are Desiderius, Al-Hadi, and Abo of Tiflis.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Cynewulf of Wessex ranks 2,088 out of 7,765Before him are William Parry (1790), John Wyndham (1903), William Kent (1685), Alexander Bain (1818), William Robert Grove (1811), and Oldfield Thomas (1858). After him are John Taverner (1490), Francis Darwin (1848), Ian Dury (1942), Barbara West (1911), Kit Harington (1986), and James Dyson (1947).

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