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Magnus IV of Sweden

1316 - 1374

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Magnus IV (April or May 1316 – 1 December 1374; Swedish Magnus Eriksson) was King of Sweden from 1319 to 1364, King of Norway as Magnus VII (including Iceland and Greenland) from 1319 to 1355, and ruler of Scania from 1332 to 1360. By adversaries he has been called Magnus Smek (English: Magnus the Caresser). Referring to Magnus Eriksson as Magnus II is incorrect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magnus IV of Sweden has received more than 344,706 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Magnus IV of Sweden is the 2,152nd most popular politician (down from 1,727th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Norway (up from 34th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Norwegian Politician.

Magnus IV of Sweden is most famous for being the King of Sweden from 1319-1364. He was also the King of Norway from 1319-1343.

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Among politicians, Magnus IV of Sweden ranks 2,152 out of 15,577Before him are Empress Xiaoyichun, Eugène Edine Pottier, Rudolph of France, Safi of Persia, Emperor Annei, and Denis Sassou Nguesso. After him are Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Svatopluk I of Moravia, Hyejong of Goryeo, Alexander Jagiellon, Géza II of Hungary, and Hostilian.

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Among people born in 1316, Magnus IV of Sweden ranks 4Before him are Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, John I of France, and Robert II of Scotland. After him are Choe Yeong, Simeon of Moscow, Blanche of Valois, Fa Ngum, Albert of Saxony, John of Eltham, Earl of Cornwall, and John Barbour. Among people deceased in 1374, Magnus IV of Sweden ranks 3Before him are Petrarch and Gongmin of Goryeo. After him are Pan Geng, Ni Zan, Ibn al-Khatib, Emperor Go-Kōgon, Helvig of Schleswig, Helena of Bulgaria, Empress of Serbia, Philip II, Prince of Taranto, and Sancho Alfonso, 1st Count of Alburquerque.

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Among people born in Norway, Magnus IV of Sweden ranks 33 out of 927Before him are Ragnar Frisch (1895), Magnus the Good (1024), Ludvig Holberg (1684), Odd Hassel (1897), Olaf II of Denmark (1370), and Ivar Aasen (1813). After him are Haakon the Good (918), Peder Severin Krøyer (1851), Haakon Sigurdsson (930), Christian Lous Lange (1869), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), and Gerhard Armauer Hansen (1841).


Among politicians born in Norway, Magnus IV of Sweden ranks 13Before him are Vidkun Quisling (1887), Jens Stoltenberg (1959), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Harald Hardrada (1015), Magnus the Good (1024), and Olaf II of Denmark (1370). After him are Haakon the Good (918), Haakon Sigurdsson (930), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Greycloak (935), Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932), and Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen (1930).