Halsten Stenkilsson

1050 - 1081

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Halsten Stenkilsson (English exonym: Alstan; Old Icelandic: Hallstein) was King of Sweden from c. 1067 - 1070. The son of King Stenkil and a Swedish princess, he became king some time after his father's death (1066), and he may have ruled together with his brother Inge the Elder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Halsten Stenkilsson has received more than 66,345 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Halsten Stenkilsson is the 3,887th most popular politician (down from 3,377th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 133rd in 2019) and the 49th most popular Swedish Politician.

Halsten Stenkilsson is most famous for becoming the first Christian king of Sweden in 1066.

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Over the past year Halsten Stenkilsson has had the most page views in the with 7,661 views, followed by Swedish (6,115), and Russian (2,295). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (64.98%), Belarusian (62.17%), and Egyptian Arabic (55.97%)


Among politicians, Halsten Stenkilsson ranks 3,887 out of 19,576Before him are Demetris Christofias, Chryses of Troy, Emperor Chūai, Aristobulus II, Mehmet Shehu, and Samsu-iluna. After him are Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, Emperor Shōkō, Taishi Ci, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Francis III, Duke of Brittany.

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Among people born in 1050, Halsten Stenkilsson ranks 10Before him are Michael VII Doukas, Peter the Hermit, Roscellinus, Frederick I, Duke of Swabia, Olaf III of Norway, and Sviatopolk II of Kiev. After him are Irnerius, Walter Sans Avoir, Amadeus II, Count of Savoy, Muhammad I of Khwarazm, Leopold II, Margrave of Austria, and Aq Sunqur al-Hajib. Among people deceased in 1081, Halsten Stenkilsson ranks 3Before him are Nikephoros III Botaneiates, and Bolesław II the Generous. After him are Mihailo Vojislavljević, and Konstantios Doukas.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Halsten Stenkilsson ranks 151 out of 1,879Before him are Basshunter (1984), Zarah Leander (1907), Toomas Hendrik Ilves (1953), Magnus I of Sweden (1106), Björn Andrésen (1955), and Elias Magnus Fries (1794). After him are Franz Berwald (1796), Inger Nilsson (1959), Emund the Old (1030), Ulf Kristersson (1963), Tomas Lindahl (1938), and Gösta Mittag-Leffler (1846).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Halsten Stenkilsson ranks 49Before him are Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884), Carin Göring (1888), Canute I of Sweden (1150), Eric XI of Sweden (1216), Toomas Hendrik Ilves (1953), and Magnus I of Sweden (1106). After him are Emund the Old (1030), Ulf Kristersson (1963), Eric X of Sweden (1180), Charles VII of Sweden (1130), Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), and Eric XII of Sweden (1339).