Ingvar the Far-Travelled

1050 - 1041

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Ingvar the Far-Travelled (Old Norse: Yngvarr víðförli, Swedish: Ingvar Vittfarne) was a Swedish Viking who led a large attack against Georgia in 1036–1042. The Rus' undertook several Caspian expeditions in the course of the 10th century. The Yngvars saga víðförla describes the last Viking campaign in the Caspian in 1041, embellishing the historical facts with a great deal of legend. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ingvar the Far-Travelled has received more than 103,347 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ingvar the Far-Travelled is the 186th most popular explorer (up from 213th in 2019).

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Among explorers, Ingvar the Far-Travelled ranks 186 out of 405Before her are Knut Haugland, Ruy López de Villalobos, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Vasily Tatishchev, Gustav Nachtigal, and William Parry. After her are António de Abreu, Jimmie Angel, Francisco de Bobadilla, Diego de Almagro II, Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, and Jean-Baptiste Charcot.

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Among people born in 1050, Ingvar the Far-Travelled ranks 17Before her are Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Irnerius, Amadeus II, Count of Savoy, Leopold II, Margrave of Austria, Olaf I of Denmark, and Muhammad I of Khwarazm. After her are Li Tang, Ahmad al-Muqtadir, Anselm of Laon, and Isaac Komnenos. Among people deceased in 1041, Ingvar the Far-Travelled ranks 4Before her are Michael IV the Paphlagonian, Tancred of Hauteville, and Peter Delyan. After her is Mas'ud I of Ghazni.

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