Ida of Bernicia

450 - 559

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Ida () (died c. 559) is the first known king of the Anglian kingdom of Bernicia, which he ruled from around 547 until his death in 559. Little is known of his life or reign, but he was regarded as the founder of a line from which later Anglo-Saxon kings in this part of northern England and southern Scotland claimed descent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ida of Bernicia has received more than 129,358 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ida of Bernicia is the 11,093rd most popular politician (down from 11,080th in 2019), the 2,655th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,630th in 2019) and the 388th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Ida of Bernicia ranks 11,093 out of 15,710Before him are Cleomenes of Naucratis, Martti Miettunen, Peter Georg Bang, Spurius Lartius, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, and Ioannis Andreou. After him are William Wirt, Udo Voigt, Dirk Stikker, Alahis, Atanasio Aguirre, and Jesús López Cobos.

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Among people born in 450, Ida of Bernicia ranks 29Before him are Taspar Qaghan, Cynric, Bisinus, Theodorus Lector, Hypatius, and Gennadius of Massilia. After him are Mundus and Drest I. Among people deceased in 559, Ida of Bernicia ranks 3Before him are Emperor Wenxuan of Northern Qi and Yangwon of Goguryeo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ida of Bernicia ranks 2,655 out of 6,924Before him are Hugh Clapperton (1788), Bob Shaw (1931), Edith Durham (1863), David Morrissey (1964), Jimmy Bain (1947), and Bob Fitzsimmons (1863). After him are Peter Gethin (1940), Toby Jones (1966), Isabella Beeton (1836), Matthew Vaughn (1971), Robert Simson (1687), and Graham McTavish (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Ida of Bernicia ranks 388Before him are Cuthred of Wessex (750), Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609), Cenwalh of Wessex (601), Enoch Powell (1912), Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443), and Edwin of Northumbria (586). After him are Æthelheard of Wessex (750), Elizabeth Fry (1780), Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400), Demetrios Petrokokkinos (1878), Gerrard Winstanley (1609), and Alex Salmond (1954).