Leofric, Earl of Mercia

968 - 1057

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Leofric (died 31 August or 30 September 1057) was an Earl of Mercia. He founded monasteries at Coventry and Much Wenlock. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leofric, Earl of Mercia has received more than 235,089 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Leofric, Earl of Mercia is the 11,653rd most popular politician (down from 11,606th in 2019).

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Among politicians, Leofric, Earl of Mercia ranks 11,653 out of 15,710Before him are Vintilă Brătianu, Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly, Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, Dmitry Sipyagin, Viggo Kampmann, and Marwan Barghouti. After him are Agnes of Babenberg, Gustav Neumann, Honus Wagner, Godfrey Binaisa, Rafi ud-Darajat, and Christiane Taubira.

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Among people born in 968, Leofric, Earl of Mercia ranks 5Before him are Romanos III Argyros, Æthelred the Unready, Sigrid the Haughty, and Emperor Zhenzong.  Among people deceased in 1057, Leofric, Earl of Mercia ranks 6Before him are Al-Maʿarri, Pope Victor II, Macbeth, King of Scotland, Edward the Exile, and Otto III, Duke of Swabia.

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