1018 - 1042


Harthacnut (Danish: Hardeknud; "Tough-knot"; c. 1018 – 8 June 1042), sometimes referred to as Canute III, was King of Denmark from 1035 to 1042 and King of England from 1040 to 1042. He was the son of King Cnut the Great (who ruled Denmark, Norway, and England) and Emma of Normandy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harthacnut has received more than 1,340,177 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,902nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Harthacnut ranks 1,889 out of 14,801Before him are Ernest, Duke of Austria, Maria Anna of Bavaria, Alfonso the Battler, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Jebe, and Arghun. After him are Basiliscus, Heinrich Brüning, Evo Morales, Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Rupert, King of Germany, and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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Among people born in 1018, Harthacnut ranks 4Before him are Nizam al-Mulk, Michael Psellos, and Pope Victor II. After him are Jeongjong, 10th monarch of Goryeo, Bagrat IV of Georgia, and Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 1042, Harthacnut ranks 2Before him is Michael V Kalaphates.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harthacnut ranks 444 out of 5,347Before him are John Hicks (1904), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Millvina Dean (1912), and Joseph Lister (1827). After him are Sid Vicious (1957), Gregory Bateson (1904), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Henry Bessemer (1813), Albert Finney (1936), and Martin Ryle (1918).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Harthacnut ranks 73Before him are Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), Robert II of Scotland (1316), James IV of Scotland (1473), James I of Scotland (1394), and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532). After him are Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Edmund I (921), Edgar the Peaceful (943), Harold Macmillan (1894), James II of Scotland (1430), and James Francis Edward Stuart (1688).