Harald II of Denmark

980 - 1018

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Harald II of Denmark (c. 996–998 − c. 1018) was King of Denmark from 1014 until his death in c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harald II of Denmark has received more than 295,357 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Harald II of Denmark is the 138th most popular nobleman (down from 133rd in 2019).

Harald II of Denmark was most famous for his reign as King of Norway. He was the son of King Harald I of Norway and Queen Estrid of Sweden. He became King of Norway in 1047. He was also the first to claim the Danish throne.

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Among noblemen, Harald II of Denmark ranks 138 out of 843Before him are Setnakhte, Robert the Strong, Isabella I of Jerusalem, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Felipe VI of Spain. After him are Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Judith of Bavaria, and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders.

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Among people born in 980, Harald II of Denmark ranks 5Before him are Avicenna, Pope Benedict VIII, Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, and Olof Skötkonung. After him are Gisela of Hungary, Humbert I, Count of Savoy, Tancred of Hauteville, Mokjong of Goryeo, Gerard of Csanád, Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders, and Emperor Ichijō. Among people deceased in 1018, Harald II of Denmark ranks 1After him are Thietmar of Merseburg, Ivan Vladislav of Bulgaria, Antipope Gregory VI, Abd al-Rahman IV, Henry I, Margrave of Austria, Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir, and Ad-Darazi.

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