Edward the Elder

871 - 924

Edward the Elder

Edward the Elder (c. 874 – 17 July 924) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 899 until his death. He was the elder son of Alfred the Great and his wife Ealhswith. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward the Elder has received more than 3,409,315 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 992nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Edward the Elder ranks 987 out of 14,801Before him are Herodias, Harold Godwinson, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Grigory Potemkin, and John VI Kantakouzenos. After him are Wanli Emperor, Johann Friedrich Struensee, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Miloš Zeman, Nadezhda Krupskaya, and Martti Ahtisaari.

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Among people born in 871, Edward the Elder ranks 1After him is García I of León. Among people deceased in 924, Edward the Elder ranks 1After him are Berengar I of Italy, Ælfweard of Wessex, Ordoño II of León, and Alberic I of Spoleto.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward the Elder ranks 244 out of 5,347Before him are John Constable (1776), Arthur Henderson (1863), John Law (1671), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Harold Godwinson (1022), and Catherine Parr (1512). After him are Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Helen Mirren (1945), Jane Goodall (1934), Jimmy Page (1944), Edmond Halley (1656), and Arthur Eddington (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Edward the Elder ranks 48Before him are Charles II of England (1630), Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), Richard Cromwell (1626), Henry I of England (1068), Arthur Henderson (1863), and Harold Godwinson (1022). After him are Benjamin Disraeli (1804), Anthony Eden (1897), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Clement Attlee (1883), David Lloyd George (1863), and Ælfweard of Wessex (904).