Haakon VI of Norway

1340 - 1380

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Haakon VI of Norway (Norwegian: Håkon, Swedish: Håkan; 1340–1380), also known as Håkan Magnusson, was King of Norway from 1343 until his death and King of Sweden between 1362 and 1364. He is sometimes known as Haakon Magnusson the Younger to distinguish him from his great-grandfather, Haakon V (reigned 1299–1319).Haakon was the younger son of Magnus Eriksson, king of both Norway and Sweden. His older brother Eric was meant to succeed their father on the throne of Sweden, while Haakon was made king of Norway in his father's lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Haakon VI of Norway has received more than 159,238 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Haakon VI of Norway is the 98th most popular nobleman (down from 92nd in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 64th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Nobleman.

Haakon VI of Norway is most famous for being the king of Norway during the Second World War.

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Among noblemen, Haakon VI of Norway ranks 98 out of 843Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, John of Gaunt, Maria Goretti, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Anne, Princess Royal, and Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria. After him are Odo of France, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Louis I, Duke of Orléans, Louise Élisabeth of France, Élisabeth of France, and Joanna I of Naples.

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Among people born in 1340, Haakon VI of Norway ranks 2Before him is John of Gaunt. After him are Albert, King of Sweden, Elizabeth of Bosnia, Claus Sluter, John, Duke of Berry, Theophanes the Greek, Hasdai Crescas, Geert Groote, Stephen of Perm, Margaret Drummond, Queen of Scotland, and Jacopo da Bologna. Among people deceased in 1380, Haakon VI of Norway ranks 3Before him are Catherine of Siena and Charles V of France. After him are Bertrand du Guesclin, Mamai, Elizabeth of Poland, Queen of Hungary, Inca Roca, Emperor Kōmyō, Manuel Kantakouzenos, and Theodoric of Prague.

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Among people born in Sweden, Haakon VI of Norway ranks 65 out of 1,296Before him are Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Carl Larsson (1853), and Anders Zorn (1860). After him are Hilma af Klint (1862), Louise of Sweden (1851), Olof Skötkonung (980), Sven Hedin (1865), Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), and Bibi Andersson (1935).

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