Magnus V of Norway

1156 - 1184

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Magnus V Erlingsson (Old Norse: Magnús Erlingsson, 1156 – 15 June 1184) was a king of Norway during the civil war era in Norway. He was the first Scandinavian monarch to be crowned. He helped to establish primogeniture in royal succession in Norway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magnus V of Norway has received more than 100,225 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Magnus V of Norway is the 4,088th most popular politician (down from 3,625th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Norway (down from 58th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Norwegian Politician.

Magnus V of Norway was most famous for his military conquests in Denmark, Sweden, and England.

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Among politicians, Magnus V of Norway ranks 4,088 out of 15,710Before him are Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Athanaric, Kong Rong, Zuzana Čaputová, Wilhelm Gustloff, and Princess Irene of the Netherlands. After him are Sten Sture the Elder, Li Yuanhong, Paul Langerhans, Yakov Yurovsky, Mitt Romney, and Yuan Chonghuan.

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Among people born in 1156, Magnus V of Norway ranks 2Before him is Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse. After him are Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony and Hōjō Masako. Among people deceased in 1184, Magnus V of Norway ranks 2Before him is Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy. After him are Agnes of Antioch, Abu Yaqub Yusuf, Minamoto no Yoshinaka, George III of Georgia, Arnold of Torroja, Theodora Komnene, Duchess of Austria, Otto I, Margrave of Brandenburg, and Heinrich von Veldeke.

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Among people born in Norway, Magnus V of Norway ranks 68 out of 735Before him are Eiríkr Hákonarson (957), Ohthere of Hålogaland (900), Gunnbjörn Ulfsson (910), Tarjei Vesaas (1897), Sigurd II of Norway (1133), and Johan Christian Dahl (1788). After him are Sverre Fehn (1924), Theodor Kittelsen (1857), Magnus IV of Norway (1115), Anders Behring Breivik (1979), Johan Svendsen (1840), and Stein Rokkan (1921).


Among politicians born in Norway, Magnus V of Norway ranks 31Before him are Olaf III of Norway (1050), Eric II of Norway (1268), Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen (1930), Eiríkr Hákonarson (957), Gunnbjörn Ulfsson (910), and Sigurd II of Norway (1133). After him are Magnus IV of Norway (1115), Inge II of Norway (1185), Haakon II of Norway (1147), Inge I of Norway (1135), Haakon Ericsson (995), and Eystein I of Norway (1088).