Harold Harefoot

1016 - 1040

Harold Harefoot

Harold I (c. 1016 – 17 March 1040), also known as Harold Harefoot, was King of England from 1035 to 1040. Harold's nickname "Harefoot" is first recorded as "Harefoh" or "Harefah" in the twelfth century in the history of Ely Abbey, and according to some late medieval chroniclers it meant that he was fleet of foot.The son of Cnut the Great and Ælfgifu of Northampton, Harold was elected regent of England following the death of his father in 1035. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Harefoot has received more than 981,710 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Harold Harefoot ranks 14 out of 559Before him are Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Lucrezia Borgia, Margrethe II of Denmark, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and Ragnar Lodbrok. After him are Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Charles, Prince of Wales, Rollo, El Cid, and Charles the Bold.

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Among people born in 1016, Harold Harefoot ranks 1After him are Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, Robert Guiscard, Béla I of Hungary, Ferdinand I of León, Casimir I the Restorer, Svein Knutsson, Emperor Xingzong of Liao, Amadeus I, Count of Savoy, Edward the Exile, and Naropa. Among people deceased in 1040, Harold Harefoot ranks 1After him are Duncan I of Scotland, Fulk III, Count of Anjou, Alan III, Duke of Brittany, and Ælfgifu of Northampton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harold Harefoot ranks 67 out of 5,347Before him are J. M. W. Turner (1775), Edward Jenner (1749), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Ragnar Lodbrok (null), John Dee (1527), and William of Ockham (1285). After him are Paul McCartney (1942), James VI and I (1566), Guy Fawkes (1570), Charles Babbage (1791), Roger Bacon (1220), and Alex Ferguson (1941).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Harold Harefoot ranks 5Before him are Elizabeth II (1926), Henry VIII of England (1491), Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900), and Ragnar Lodbrok (null). After him are Charles, Prince of Wales (1948), Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Edward VII (1841), Henry IV of England (1367), and Edward the Black Prince (1330).