Haakon Magnusson of Norway

1068 - 1095

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Haakon Magnusson (Old Norse: Hákon Magnússon, Norwegian: Håkon Magnusson; 1068 – February 1095), byname Toresfostre (Old Norse: Þórisfóstra, meaning "fostered by Tore"), was king of Norway from 1093 to 1095. Haakon was only partially recognized within Norway and his reign was thus of limited significance. He has generally not been counted in the numbered series of Norwegian kings.He was the grandson of King Harald Hardrada, son of King Magnus and nephew of King Olaf Kyrre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haakon Magnusson of Norway has received more than 57,680 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Haakon Magnusson of Norway is the 8,209th most popular politician (down from 6,366th in 2019), the 139th most popular biography from Norway (down from 107th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Norwegian Politician.

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Among politicians, Haakon Magnusson of Norway ranks 8,209 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, Pascal Couchepin, John Nance Garner, Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães, Demaratus of Corinth, and Shattiwaza. After him are Joan, Countess of Toulouse, Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Andronikos III of Trebizond, Domitius Alexander, and Vladislaus III, Duke of Bohemia.

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Among people born in 1068, Haakon Magnusson of Norway ranks 4Before him are Henry I of England, Emperor Taizu of Jin, and Peter I of Aragon and Pamplona. After him is Godfrey I, Count of Namur. Among people deceased in 1095, Haakon Magnusson of Norway ranks 7Before him are Ladislaus I of Hungary, Shen Kuo, Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad, Tutush I, Leopold II, Margrave of Austria, and Olaf I of Denmark. After him are Nikephoros Bryennios the Elder, Constantine Doukas, and Ruben I, Prince of Armenia.

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Among people born in Norway, Haakon Magnusson of Norway ranks 139 out of 735Before him are Jens Munk (1579), Ulvhild Håkansdotter (1090), Mari Boine (1956), Thorleif Haug (1894), Viggo Brun (1885), and Odvar Nordli (1927). After him are Karin Fossum (1954), Peter Waage (1833), Vilhelm Bjerknes (1862), Helmer Hanssen (1870), Cato Maximilian Guldberg (1836), and Gunnar Staalesen (1947).


Among politicians born in Norway, Haakon Magnusson of Norway ranks 51Before him are Thorbjørn Jagland (1950), Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971), Trygve Bratteli (1910), Ulvhild Håkansdotter (1090), Thorleif Haug (1894), and Odvar Nordli (1927). After him are Skule Bårdsson (1189), Thorvald Asvaldsson (950), Erling Skakke (1115), Jan P. Syse (1930), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), and Kåre Willoch (1928).