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Haakon VII of Norway

1872 - 1957

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Haakon VII (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈhôːkʊn]; born Prince Carl of Denmark; 3 August 1872 – 21 September 1957) was King of Norway from November 1905 until his death in September 1957. Originally a Danish prince, he was born in Copenhagen as the son of the future Frederick VIII of Denmark and Louise of Sweden. Prince Carl was educated at the Royal Danish Naval Academy and served in the Royal Danish Navy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haakon VII of Norway has received more than 2,632,145 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Haakon VII of Norway is the 210th most popular politician (up from 1,005th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 31st in 2019) and the most popular Danish Politician.

Haakon VII of Norway is most famous for his role in the Norwegian resistance during World War II.

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Over the past year Haakon VII of Norway has had the most page views in the with 271,584 views, followed by German (79,727), and Spanish (58,923). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (99.77%), Ido (90.47%), and Simple English (66.76%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Haakon VII of Norway ranks 210 out of 19,576Before him are Mehmed I, Darius III, Joanna of Castile, Heraclius, Amenhotep III, and George H. W. Bush. After him are Louis XVII of France, Olav V of Norway, Xi Jinping, Kublai Khan, Jacques Chirac, and Tomyris.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1872, Haakon VII of Norway ranks 4Before him are Roald Amundsen, Piet Mondrian, and Bertrand Russell. After him are Alexandra Kollontai, Alexandra Feodorovna, Calvin Coolidge, Johan Huizinga, Charles Greeley Abbot, Paul Langevin, Marcel Mauss, and Anton Denikin. Among people deceased in 1957, Haakon VII of Norway ranks 1After him are Friedrich Paulus, Jean Sibelius, John von Neumann, Miklós Horthy, Diego Rivera, Christian Dior, Nikos Kazantzakis, Humphrey Bogart, Johannes Stark, Wilhelm Reich, and Arturo Toscanini.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Haakon VII of Norway ranks 6 out of 1,032Before him are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Margrethe II of Denmark (1940), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Niels Bohr (1885), and Søren Kierkegaard (1813). After him are Ivar the Boneless (900), Cnut the Great (995), Asta Nielsen (1881), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Björn Ironside (800), and Karen Blixen (1885).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Haakon VII of Norway ranks 1After him are Ivar the Boneless (900), Cnut the Great (995), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Björn Ironside (800), Gorm the Old (900), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), George I of Greece (1845), Christian IV of Denmark (1577), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), and Christian X of Denmark (1870).