Ivar the Boneless

900 - 873

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Ivar the Boneless (Old Norse: Ívarr hinn Beinlausi [ˈiːˌwɑrː ˈhinː ˈbɛinˌlɔuse]; born in 800s–c. 873), also known as Ivar Ragnarsson, was a semi-legendary Viking leader who invaded England and Ireland. According to the Tale of Ragnar Lodbrok, he was the son of Ragnar Loðbrok and his wife Aslaug. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivar the Boneless has received more than 13,077,868 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Ivar the Boneless is the 159th most popular politician (down from 100th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 4th in 2019) and the most popular Politician.

Ivar the Boneless was born in the eighth century and is most famous for being a Viking. He was the son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Aslaug.

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Among politicians, Ivar the Boneless ranks 159 out of 15,577Before him are Maximilien Robespierre, Paul von Hindenburg, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Alfred the Great, Louis IX of France, and Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Darius III, Mehmed I, William I, German Emperor, Skanderbeg, Rodrigo Duterte, and Alexander I of Russia.

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Among people born in 900, Ivar the Boneless ranks 1After him are Oleg of Novgorod, Gorm the Old, Photios I of Constantinople, Halfdan Ragnarsson, Pope Lando, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Pope Benedict VI, Pope Agapetus II, Pope Stephen VIII, Pope Leo VII, and Robert the Strong. Among people deceased in 873, Ivar the Boneless ranks 1After him are Banū Mūsā, Hunayn ibn Ishaq, Emperor Yizong of Tang, and Vímara Peres.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Ivar the Boneless ranks 6 out of 893Before him are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Søren Kierkegaard (1813), Niels Bohr (1885), and Margrethe II of Denmark (1940). After him are Björn Ironside (800), Vitus Bering (1681), Ole Rømer (1644), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Cnut the Great (995), and Christian VII of Denmark (1749).

Among POLITICIANS In Denmark

Among politicians born in Denmark, Ivar the Boneless ranks 1After him are Björn Ironside (800), Cnut the Great (995), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Margaret I of Denmark (1353), Frederick IX of Denmark (1899), Gorm the Old (900), George I of Greece (1845), Sweyn Forkbeard (960), Christian II of Denmark (1481), Alexandra of Denmark (1844), and Christian X of Denmark (1870).