Kenneth MacAlpin

810 - 858

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Kenneth MacAlpin (Medieval Gaelic: Cináed mac Ailpin, Modern Scottish Gaelic: Coinneach mac Ailpein; 810 – 13 February 858), known in most modern regnal lists as Kenneth I, was a king of the Picts who, according to national myth, was the first king of Scots. He was thus later known by the posthumous nickname of An Ferbasach, "The Conqueror". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenneth MacAlpin has received more than 594,940 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Kenneth MacAlpin is the 2,426th most popular politician (down from 2,067th in 2019), the 582nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 489th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular British Politician.

Kenneth MacAlpin is most famous for being the first king of Scotland.

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Among politicians, Kenneth MacAlpin ranks 2,426 out of 15,710Before him are Klaus Iohannis, Sirikit, George William, Elector of Brandenburg, Emperor Nakamikado, Jacques Pierre Brissot, and John George I, Elector of Saxony. After him are Risto Ryti, Khieu Samphan, Emperor Ling of Han, Herod Agrippa II, Sahure, and Marinus van der Lubbe.

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Among people born in 810, Kenneth MacAlpin ranks 6Before him are Muhammad al-Bukhari, Pope Benedict III, John Scotus Eriugena, Abbas ibn Firnas, and Halfdan the Black. After him are Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Farghani, Hastein, Kassia, Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, García Íñiguez of Pamplona, and Eulogius of Córdoba. Among people deceased in 858, Kenneth MacAlpin ranks 3Before him are Pope Benedict III and Æthelwulf, King of Wessex. After him are Emperor Montoku, Li Shangyin, and Sedulius Scottus.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Kenneth MacAlpin ranks 582 out of 6,924Before him are George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), Muriel Spark (1918), Brian Epstein (1934), Denis Law (1940), and Fred Perry (1909). After him are Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964), Tony Buzan (1942), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), Joan Collins (1933), and Amélie of Orléans (1865).

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