POLITICIAN

John III of Sweden

1537 - 1592

Photo of John III of Sweden

Icon of person John III of Sweden

John III (Swedish: Johan III, Finnish: Juhana III; 20 December 1537 – 17 November 1592) was King of Sweden from 1569 until his death. He was the son of King Gustav I of Sweden and his second wife Margaret Leijonhufvud. He was also, quite autonomously, the ruler of Finland, as Duke John from 1556 to 1563. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John III of Sweden has received more than 284,247 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). John III of Sweden is the 791st most popular politician (down from 743rd in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Swedish Politician.

King John III of Sweden is most famous for his victory over the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 16th century.

Memorability Metrics

  • 280k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John III of Swedens by language


Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John III of Sweden ranks 791 out of 15,710Before him are Harold Wilson, James V of Scotland, Childeric I, Baudouin of Belgium, Zeno, and Kurt von Schleicher. After him are Jovian, John I Tzimiskes, Jeroboam, Ælla of Northumbria, Cato the Younger, and Magnus Maximus.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1537, John III of Sweden ranks 2Before him is Edward VI of England. After him are Lady Jane Grey, Longqing Emperor, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, and Ashikaga Yoshiaki. Among people deceased in 1592, John III of Sweden ranks 2Before him is Michel de Montaigne. After him are Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Jacopo Bassano, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Thomas Cavendish, Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, and William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel.

Others Born in 1537

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1592

Go to all Rankings

In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, John III of Sweden ranks 37 out of 1,296Before him are Emanuel Swedenborg (1688), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), Charles XIII of Sweden (1748), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Ingrid of Sweden (1910), and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778). After him are Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Björn Borg (1956), Raoul Wallenberg (1912), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), and Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (1906).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, John III of Sweden ranks 15Before him are Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), Charles XIII of Sweden (1748), and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778). After him are Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Olof Skötkonung (980), and Axel Oxenstierna (1583).