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Krum (Bulgarian: Крум, Greek: Κρούμος/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 253,938 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. Krum is the 2,064th most popular politician (up from 2,097th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Serbia (down from 28th in 2019) and the 24th 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 2,064 out of 15,710Before him are Ziying, Nicolas Fouquet, Tiberius III, Masoud Barzani, Ismail II, and Hermann Müller. After him are Frederick III of Sicily, Nicos Anastasiades, Nadab of Israel, Konstantin Päts, Ambiorix, and Géza II of Hungary.

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Among people born in 710, Krum ranks 5Before him are Rabia of Basra, Saint Walpurga, Carloman, and Desiderius. After him are Antipope Constantine II, Aureolus of Aragon, and Sevar of Bulgaria. 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 32 out of 469Before him are Stefan Lazarević (1374), Vuk Karadžić (1787), Novak Djokovic (1987), Maximinus II (270), Hostilian (230), and Alboin (530). After him are Radomir Antić (1948), Quintillus (220), Dragutin Dimitrijević (1876), Miloš Obrenović (1780), Nikola Pašić (1845), and Vojislav Koštunica (1944).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Krum ranks 24Before him are Karađorđe (1768), Mátyás Rákosi (1892), Stefan Lazarević (1374), Maximinus II (270), Hostilian (230), and Alboin (530). After him are Quintillus (220), Miloš Obrenović (1780), Nikola Pašić (1845), Vojislav Koštunica (1944), Aşub Sultan (1627), and Milan Nedić (1878).