Haakon Sigurdsson

930 - 995

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Haakon Sigurdarson (Haakon Jarl) (Old Norse: Hákon Sigurðarson [ˈhɑːˌkon ˈsiɣˌurðɑz̠ˌson], Norwegian: Håkon Sigurdsson) (c. 937–995) was the de facto ruler of Norway from about 975 to 995. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haakon Sigurdsson has received more than 136,401 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Haakon Sigurdsson is the 1,392nd most popular politician (up from 1,754th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Norway (up from 35th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Norwegian Politician.

Haakon Sigurdsson is most famous for being the first king of Norway.

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Among politicians, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 1,392 out of 15,710Before him are Pachacuti, Chilperic I, Yesugei, Conrad of Montferrat, Ivan Mazepa, and Hongxi Emperor. After him are Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Genrikh Yagoda, Béla III of Hungary, Athaulf, Boris I of Bulgaria, and Mengistu Haile Mariam.

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Among people born in 930, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 1After him are Pope John XIII, Almanzor, Pope Benedict V, Liudolf, Duke of Swabia, Roman of Bulgaria, David III of Tao, and Constantine Lekapenos. Among people deceased in 995, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 1After him are Eric the Victorious, Henry II, Duke of Bavaria, Ibn al-Nadim, García Fernández of Castile, and Kenneth II of Scotland.

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Among people born in Norway, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 28 out of 735Before him are Jo Nesbø (1960), Ingólfr Arnarson (850), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Hardrada (1015), Sonja Henie (1912), and Olaf II of Denmark (1370). After him are Jostein Gaarder (1952), Gerhard Armauer Hansen (1841), Haakon the Good (918), Ludvig Holberg (1684), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), and Sigurd the Crusader (1090).


Among politicians born in Norway, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 12Before him are Trygve Lie (1896), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Hardrada (1015), and Olaf II of Denmark (1370). After him are Haakon the Good (918), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), Sigurd the Crusader (1090), Jens Stoltenberg (1959), Magnus the Good (1024), and Sverre of Norway (1145).