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Eadred (c. 923 – 23 November 955) was King of the English from 26 May 946 until his death. He was the younger son of Edward the Elder and his third wife Eadgifu, and a grandson of Alfred the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eadred has received more than 1,779,612 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Eadred is the 1,910th most popular politician (up from 2,077th in 2019), the 436th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 502nd in 2019) and the 81st most popular Politician.

Eadred is most famous for being the first king of the united kingdom of England. He was also the first to unite the kingdoms of Northumbria, Mercia, and Wessex.

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Among politicians, Eadred ranks 1,910 out of 15,577Before him are Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem, Baldwin III of Jerusalem, Clodius Albinus, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Gelimer, and Dom Pérignon. After him are Daniel of Galicia, Philippikos Bardanes, Cleopatra V of Egypt, Mongkut, Alec Douglas-Home, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

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Among people born in 923, Eadred ranks 1After him are Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo, Emperor Suzaku, Bernard of Menthon, and Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī. Among people deceased in 955, Eadred ranks 2Before him is Pope Agapetus II. After him are Henry I, Duke of Bavaria, Conrad, Duke of Lorraine, and Fajsz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eadred ranks 436 out of 7,765Before him are Tony Blair (1953), Eadweard Muybridge (1830), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Saint Walpurga (710), Robert Edwards (1925), and George Mallory (1886). After him are Hugh Grant (1960), Gary Moore (1952), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Joseph Merrick (1862), Percy Fawcett (1867), and Christopher Nolan (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Eadred ranks 81Before him are Edgar the Peaceful (943), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Joan Clarke (1917), James IV of Scotland (1473), Edward the Martyr (962), and Tony Blair (1953). After him are Alec Douglas-Home (1903), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), James Callaghan (1912), and Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473).