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 218,983 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Haakon Sigurdsson is the 2,383rd most popular politician (down from 1,390th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Norway (down from 29th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 2,383 out of 15,577Before him are Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Niels, King of Denmark, Phalaris, Jarosław Kaczyński, Louise of Orléans, and Jan Masaryk. After him are Antigonus II Gonatas, Dagobert II, Hun Sen, Evo Morales, Emperor Zhenzong, and Nyuserre Ini.

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Among people born in 930, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 4Before him are Almanzor, Pope John XIII, and Pope Benedict V. After him are Liudolf, Duke of Swabia, Roman of Bulgaria, David III of Tao, and Constantine Lekapenos. Among people deceased in 995, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 2Before him is Eric the Victorious. After him are 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 36 out of 927Before him are Odd Hassel (1897), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), Ivar Aasen (1813), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), Haakon the Good (918), and Peder Severin Krøyer (1851). After him are Christian Lous Lange (1869), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Gerhard Armauer Hansen (1841), Lars Onsager (1903), Harald Greycloak (935), and Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932).


Among politicians born in Norway, Haakon Sigurdsson ranks 15Before him are Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Harald Hardrada (1015), Magnus the Good (1024), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), and Haakon the Good (918). After him are Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Greycloak (935), Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932), Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen (1930), Kåre Willoch (1928), and Olaf III of Norway (1050).