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Cynric () was King of Wessex from 534 to 560. Everything known about him comes from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. There, he is stated to have been the son of Cerdic, who is considered the founder of the kingdom of Wessex. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cynric has received more than 141,721 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Cynric is the 9,135th most popular politician (up from 9,354th in 2019), the 1,901st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,083rd in 2019) and the 302nd most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Cynric ranks 9,135 out of 15,577Before him are Dan I of Wallachia, Prince William of Baden, Alfred Józef Potocki, Katō Tomosaburō, Sabin of Bulgaria, and Georges Cadoudal. After him are Bogud, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Thomas, Count of Flanders, Tyrimmas of Macedon, and John, Count Palatine of Neumarkt.

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Among people born in 450, Cynric ranks 27Before him are Hypatius, Taspar Qaghan, Chilperic II of Burgundy, Asin of Baekje, Dares Phrygius, and Petronius of Bologna. After him are Chilperic I of Burgundy, Bisinus, Theodorus Lector, Mundus, Ida of Bernicia, and Pope Theodosius I of Alexandria. Among people deceased in 560, Cynric ranks 5Before him are Procopius, Simplicius of Cilicia, Medardus, and Audoin. After him are Chram, Clodoald, Glappa of Bernicia, and Gabrán mac Domangairt.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Cynric ranks 1,901 out of 7,765Before him are Mary Ward (1585), Philip Kerr (1956), John Mills (1908), Ray Winstone (1957), Robert Palmer (1949), and Robert Conquest (1917). After him are Prince Arthur of Connaught (1883), John Paul Jones (1747), Centwine of Wessex (643), William of Winchester, Lord of Lunenburg (1184), William Buckland (1784), and Ine of Wessex (700).

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