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Eric IX of Sweden

1120 - 1160

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Eric IX, (Swedish: Erik Jedvardsson; Erik den helige; Sankt Erik; d. 18 May 1160) also called Eric the Holy, Saint Eric, and Eric the Lawgiver, was a Swedish king in the 12th century, c. 1156–1160. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric IX of Sweden has received more than 264,965 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Eric IX of Sweden is the 498th most popular religious figure (down from 454th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 58th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Religious Figure.

Eric IX of Sweden was most famous for being the king of Sweden from 1250-1275.

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Among religious figures, Eric IX of Sweden ranks 498 out of 2,238Before him are Korah, Peter the Hermit, Pope Stephen I, Pope Miltiades, Pope Caius, and Saint Eustace. After him are Jethro, Saint Marinus, Pope Eleutherius, Sabbas the Sanctified, Josemaría Escrivá, and Father Damien.

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Among people born in 1120, Eric IX of Sweden ranks 2Before him is Louis VII of France. After him are Otto I, Duke of Bavaria, Bolesław IV the Curly, Philip of Milly, Helmold, Eysteinn Erlendsson, and Christina of Denmark, Queen of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1160, Eric IX of Sweden ranks 1After him are Peter Lombard, Constance of Castile, Niklot, Adelard of Bath, Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Al-Muqtafi, Raymond du Puy, Theodore Prodromos, Herman III, Margrave of Baden, Herman of Carinthia, and Ibn al-Qalanisi.

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Among people born in Sweden, Eric IX of Sweden ranks 68 out of 1,612Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Folke Bernadotte (1895), Anders Jonas Ångström (1814), Carl Larsson (1853), and Keke Rosberg (1948). After him are Axel Oxenstierna (1583), Ronnie Peterson (1944), Marie Fredriksson (1958), Sven Hedin (1865), Arne Tiselius (1902), and Olof Skötkonung (980).


Among religious figures born in Sweden, Eric IX of Sweden ranks 2Before him are Bridget of Sweden (1303). After him are Olaus Magnus (1490), Catherine of Vadstena (1331), Nathan Söderblom (1866), Lars Levi Laestadius (1800), Johannes Magnus (1488), Gustav Trolle (1488), Laurentius Petri (1499), Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna (1417), Elizabeth Hesselblad (1870), and Ulf Ekman (1950).