Haakon II of Norway

1147 - 1162

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Haakon II Sigurdsson (1147 – 7 July 1162), also known as Haakon Herdebrei, was King of Norway from 1157 until 1162 during the Civil war era in Norway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haakon II of Norway has received more than 65,580 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Haakon II of Norway is the 4,306th most popular politician (down from 4,291st in 2019), the 76th most popular biography from Norway (down from 69th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Haakon II of Norway ranks 4,306 out of 15,710Before him are Duke Huan of Qi, Gojong of Goryeo, Emperor Duanzong, Ivan Serov, Baruch ben Neriah, and Adel Shah. After him are Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, Vicente Guerrero, Leo Jogiches, William X, Duke of Aquitaine, Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, and Pál Teleki.

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Among people born in 1147, Haakon II of Norway ranks 3Before him are Minamoto no Yoritomo and Stephen III of Hungary. After him are Emperor Guangzong of Song and Otto II, Margrave of Brandenburg. Among people deceased in 1162, Haakon II of Norway ranks 5Before him are Géza II of Hungary, Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona, Ibn Zuhr, and Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir. After him is Odo II, Duke of Burgundy.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Haakon II of Norway ranks 76 out of 735Before him are Theodor Kittelsen (1857), Magnus IV of Norway (1115), Anders Behring Breivik (1979), Johan Svendsen (1840), Stein Rokkan (1921), and Inge II of Norway (1185). After him are Arne Næss (1912), Inge I of Norway (1135), Ole Bull (1810), Finn E. Kydland (1943), Max Manus (1914), and Margaret, Maid of Norway (1283).


Among politicians born in Norway, Haakon II of Norway ranks 34Before him are Eiríkr Hákonarson (957), Gunnbjörn Ulfsson (910), Sigurd II of Norway (1133), Magnus V of Norway (1156), Magnus IV of Norway (1115), and Inge II of Norway (1185). After him are Inge I of Norway (1135), Haakon Ericsson (995), Eystein I of Norway (1088), Magnus, Duke of Saxony (1042), Christian Michelsen (1857), and Johan Nygaardsvold (1879).