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Eadred (also Edred) (923 – 23 November 955) was King of the English from 946 until his death. He was the son of Edward the Elder and his third wife Eadgifu of Kent, and a grandson of Alfred the Great. Eadred came to the throne following the assassination of his older brother, Edmund I. The chief achievement of his reign was to bring the Kingdom of Northumbria under total English control, which occurred with the defeat and expulsion of Eric Bloodaxe in 954. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eadred has received more than 1,008,268 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,789th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Eadred ranks 2,771 out of 14,801Before him are Ivan II of Moscow, Juba I of Numidia, Maxim Litvinov, Auguste Mariette, Maurice, Elector of Saxony, and Valdemar, King of Sweden. After him are Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Beatrice of Naples, Emperor Nintoku, Emperor Ōgimachi, and Michael D. Higgins.

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Among people born in 923, Eadred ranks 2Before him is Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo. After him are Emperor Suzaku and Bernard of Menthon. 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 624 out of 5,347Before him are Philip Miller (1691), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Osborne Reynolds (1842), Nick Mason (1944), William C. Campbell (1930), and E. M. Forster (1879). After him are Colin Maclaurin (1698), Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), Denis Law (1940), Annie Lennox (1954), Willibrord (658), and Christian Bale (1974).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Eadred ranks 108Before him are Eadwig (940), John Buchan (1875), Stanley Baldwin (1867), Henry the Young King (1155), Robert III of Scotland (1330), and Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771). After him are Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), William Pitt the Younger (1759), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), James Macpherson (1736), and James Callaghan (1912).