Edward the Confessor

1003 - 1066

Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor (Old English: Ēadƿeard Andettere [æːɑdwæɑrˠd ɑndetere]; Latin: Eduardus Confessor [ɛdʊˈardʊs kõːˈfɛssɔr], Ecclesiastical Latin: [eduˈardus konˈfessor]; c. 1003 – 5 January 1066) was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward the Confessor has received more than 3,473,678 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,741st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Edward the Confessor ranks 1,731 out of 14,801Before him are Siptah, Jan Masaryk, Tarja Halonen, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Manfred, King of Sicily, and Ajax the Lesser. After him are Lennart Johansson, Margaret of Anjou, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France, John I of Castile, Userkaf, and Edward the Martyr.

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Among people born in 1003, Edward the Confessor ranks 1After him are Emperor Jingzong of Western Xia, Judith of Schweinfurt, Herleva, Ibn Zaydún, and Frederick, Duke of Lower Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1066, Edward the Confessor ranks 3Before him are Harold Godwinson and Harald Hardrada. After him are Stenkil, Al-Bayhaqi, Elisiv of Kiev, Muniadona of Castile, Tostig Godwinson, Yahya of Antioch, and Conan II, Duke of Brittany.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward the Confessor ranks 405 out of 5,347Before him are Ian Gillan (1945), David Beckham (1975), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), John Edward Gray (1800), Vivienne Westwood (1941), and Henry Fox Talbot (1800). After him are Thomas Harriot (1560), Robert Fripp (1946), Colin Firth (1960), Edward the Martyr (962), Thomas Gainsborough (1727), and William Godwin (1756).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward the Confessor ranks 64Before him are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Tony Blair (1953), Æthelred the Unready (968), Tristan (535), Randal Cremer (1828), and Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795). After him are Edward the Martyr (962), Halford Mackinder (1861), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), Robert II of Scotland (1316), and James IV of Scotland (1473).