Erling Skakke

1115 - 1179

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Erling Skakke (1115 – 18 June 1179) was a Norwegian Jarl during the 12th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erling Skakke has received more than 30,586 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Erling Skakke is the 9,236th most popular politician (down from 8,789th in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Norway (down from 159th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Erling Skakke ranks 9,236 out of 15,710Before him are Pythias, Adolf Hühnlein, Ada, Countess of Holland, Delfim Moreira, Fyodor Raskolnikov, and James I of Cyprus. After him are Musa of Parthia, Theodoros Pangalos, Juanita Castro, August Heissmeyer, Luitpold, Margrave of Bavaria, and Al-Zafir.

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Among people born in 1115, Erling Skakke ranks 5Before him are Raymond of Poitiers, Magnus IV of Norway, Raymond II, Count of Tripoli, and Theodore Prodromos. After him are Gertrude of Süpplingenburg, Henry of Scotland, and Dominicus Gundissalinus. Among people deceased in 1179, Erling Skakke ranks 5Before him are Hildegard of Bingen, Odo de St Amand, Antipope Callixtus III, and Petrus Comestor. After him is Sancha of Castile, Queen of Navarre.

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Among people born in Norway, Erling Skakke ranks 170 out of 735Before him are Petter Dass (1647), Oda Krohg (1860), Bernt Michael Holmboe (1795), Amalie Skram (1846), Wenche Myhre (1947), and Bjørn Dæhlie (1967). After him are Jørgen Juve (1906), Nina Grieg (1845), Jon Fosse (1959), Johan Ernst Gunnerus (1718), Jan P. Syse (1930), and Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120).


Among politicians born in Norway, Erling Skakke ranks 54Before him are Ulvhild Håkansdotter (1090), Thorleif Haug (1894), Odvar Nordli (1927), Haakon Magnusson of Norway (1068), Skule Bårdsson (1189), and Thorvald Asvaldsson (950). After him are Jan P. Syse (1930), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), Kåre Willoch (1928), Lars Korvald (1916), Eva Joly (1943), and Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (1870).