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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 432,425 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Krum is the 2,918th most popular politician (down from 2,061st in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Serbia (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 32nd 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 2,918 out of 15,577Before him are Apries, Frederick II, Duke of Austria, John Hyrcanus, Emperor Suinin, Philippe, Chevalier de Lorraine, and Gotthard Kettler. After him are Stephen II of Hungary, Nigel Farage, Parashurama, Konrad Henlein, Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah, and Abaoji.

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Among people born in 710, Krum ranks 5Before him are Rabia of Basra, Carloman, Desiderius, and Saint Walpurga. After him are Antipope Constantine II, Sevar of Bulgaria, and Aureolus of Aragon. 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 43 out of 564Before him are Alboin (530), Quintillus (220), Dušan Ivković (1943), Dragutin Dimitrijević (1876), Nikola Pašić (1845), and Milan Nedić (1878). After him are Milorad Pavić (1929), Tomislav Nikolić (1952), Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1806), Mihajlo Pupin (1858), Aleksandar Ranković (1909), and Dragan Džajić (1946).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Krum ranks 32Before him are Hostilian (230), Maximinus II (270), Alboin (530), Quintillus (220), Nikola Pašić (1845), and Milan Nedić (1878). After him are Tomislav Nikolić (1952), Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1806), Aleksandar Ranković (1909), Aleksandar Vučić (1970), Mihailo Obrenović (1823), and Radomir Putnik (1847).