710 - 814

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Krum (Bulgarian: Крум, Greek: Κροῦμος/Kroumos), often referred to as Krum the Fearsome (Bulgarian: Крум Страшни) was the Khan of Bulgaria from sometime between 796 and 803 until his death in 814. During his reign the Bulgarian territory doubled in size, spreading from the middle Danube to the Dnieper and from Odrin to the Tatra Mountains. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krum has received more than 456,904 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Krum is the 2,546th most popular politician (up from 2,873rd in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Serbia (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 35th most popular Serbian Politician.

Krum is most famous for being the first Bulgarian tsar and ruler of the First Bulgarian Empire.

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Among politicians, Krum ranks 2,546 out of 19,576Before him are Nectanebo I, Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria, Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Lentulus Batiatus, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, and Aybak. After him are Ahaziah of Judah, Sa'id of Egypt, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Alexander Ypsilantis, and Musa ibn Nusayr.

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Among people born in 710, Krum ranks 5Before him are Rabia of Basra, Desiderius, Carloman, and Saint Walpurga. After him are Antipope Constantine II, Sevar of Bulgaria, Aureolus of Aragon, and Lullus. Among people deceased in 814, Krum ranks 3Before him are Charlemagne, and Abu Nuwas. After him is Angilbert.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Krum ranks 47 out of 661Before him are Dragan Džajić (1946), Dragutin Dimitrijević (1876), Aleksandar Vučić (1970), Ellac (425), Mihajlo Pupin (1858), and Tomislav Nikolić (1952). After him are Milorad Pavić (1929), Aleksandar Ranković (1909), Milan Nedić (1878), Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1806), Bora Milutinović (1944), and Dobrica Ćosić (1921).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Krum ranks 35Before him are Nikola Pašić (1845), Herennius Etruscus (220), Alboin (530), Aleksandar Vučić (1970), Ellac (425), and Tomislav Nikolić (1952). After him are Aleksandar Ranković (1909), Milan Nedić (1878), Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1806), Mihailo Obrenović (1823), Radomir Putnik (1847), and Saliha Sultan (1680).