Eystein II of Norway

1125 - 1157

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Eystein II (Old Norse: Eysteinn Haraldsson, Norwegian: Øystein Haraldsson); c.1125 – 21 August 1157) was king of Norway from 1142 to 1157. He ruled as co-ruler with his brothers, Inge Haraldsson and Sigurd Munn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eystein II of Norway has received more than 43,226 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Eystein II of Norway is the 6,172nd most popular politician (down from 5,976th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Ireland (down from 66th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Eystein II of Norway ranks 6,172 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Chōkei, Danishmend Gazi, Yong Ji, Ashur-uballit II, Artemisia II of Caria, and Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria. After him are Emperor Kazan, Christopher Lekapenos, Chen Yi, 'Abd al-Ilah, Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe, and Vlad Călugărul.

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Among people born in 1125, Eystein II of Norway ranks 8Before him are Jayavarman VII, Jaufre Rudel, Herrad of Landsberg, Matilda of Savoy, Queen of Portugal, Otto II, Margrave of Meissen, and Lu You. After him are Petronilla of Aquitaine, Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani, and Michael Glykas. Among people deceased in 1157, Eystein II of Norway ranks 9Before him are Yuri Dolgorukiy, Sweyn III of Denmark, Ramiro II of Aragon, Canute V of Denmark, Matilda of Savoy, Queen of Portugal, and Conrad, Margrave of Meissen. After him is Dirk VI, Count of Holland.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Eystein II of Norway ranks 72 out of 460Before him are Edmund the Martyr (841), Brigid of Kildare (451), Brian Cowen (1960), George Johnstone Stoney (1826), James Barry (1795), and George Francis FitzGerald (1851). After him are Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Kevin Roche (1922), Mary Robinson (1944), Kevin Farrell (1947), David Kelly (1929), and Christy Brown (1932).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Eystein II of Norway ranks 12Before him are Harald Gille (1103), Causantín mac Cináeda (836), Brian Boru (941), Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Edmund the Martyr (841), and Brian Cowen (1960). After him are Mary Robinson (1944), Bertie Ahern (1951), Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), Grace O'Malley (1530), Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785), and William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737).