Eric II of Denmark

1090 - 1137

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Eric II the Memorable (Danish: Erik II Emune; c. 1090 – 18 September 1137) was king of Denmark between 1134 and 1137. Eric was an illegitimate son of Eric I of Denmark, who ruled Denmark from 1095 to 1103. Eric the Memorable rebelled against his uncle Niels of Denmark, and was declared king in 1134. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric II of Denmark has received more than 121,535 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Eric II of Denmark is the 3,189th most popular politician (down from 2,946th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 96th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Danish Politician.

Eric II of Denmark is most famous for his involvement in the death of his brother, King Abel.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.45

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Among politicians, Eric II of Denmark ranks 3,189 out of 15,710Before him are Eugenius, Ernest, Elector of Saxony, Aurelia Cotta, Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, Marie of Prussia, and Giuseppe Guarneri. After him are Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Hiram Bingham III, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, João Bernardo Vieira, and Claudia Felicitas of Austria.

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Among people born in 1090, Eric II of Denmark ranks 6Before him are Bernard of Clairvaux, Sigurd the Crusader, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Frederick II, Duke of Swabia, and Antipope Anacletus II. After him are Douce I, Countess of Provence, Ulvhild Håkansdotter, and Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester. Among people deceased in 1137, Eric II of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Louis VI of France, Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Ramanuja. After him are Antipope Gregory VIII, William X, Duke of Aquitaine, Nikephoros Bryennios the Younger, Adela of Normandy, Pons, Count of Tripoli, Malmfred of Kiev, and Ingeborg of Kiev.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Eric II of Denmark ranks 104 out of 783Before him are Christina of Denmark (1521), Jussi Adler-Olsen (1950), Niels Gade (1817), Prince Valdemar of Denmark (1858), Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864), and Princess Ingeborg of Denmark (1878). After him are Harald Bohr (1887), Maximilian von Spee (1861), Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853), Hastein (810), Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark (1968), and Erik Bruhn (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Eric II of Denmark ranks 49Before him are Eric IV of Denmark (1216), Sveinn Björnsson (1881), Absalon (1128), Canute Lavard (1096), Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (1753), and Prince Valdemar of Denmark (1858). After him are Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853), Hastein (810), Prince George of Denmark (1653), Gudfred (800), Magnus, Duke of Holstein (1540), and Valdemar III of Denmark (1314).