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Malcolm III of Scotland

1031 - 1093

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Malcolm III (Medieval Gaelic: Máel Coluim mac Donnchada; Scottish Gaelic: Maol Chaluim mac Dhonnchaidh; died 13 November 1093) was King of Scotland from 1058 to 1093. He was later nicknamed "Canmore" ("ceann mòr", Gaelic, literally "big head"; Gaelic meaning and understood as "great chief"). Malcolm's long reign of 35 years preceded the beginning of the Scoto-Norman age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm III of Scotland has received more than 1,167,350 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Malcolm III of Scotland is the 3,787th most popular politician (down from 3,550th in 2019), the 825th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 811th in 2019) and the 146th most popular British Politician.

Malcolm III of Scotland is most famous for his defeat of the Northumbrians at the Battle of Carham in 1018.

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Among politicians, Malcolm III of Scotland ranks 3,787 out of 15,577Before him are Denis Thatcher, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Muazzez Sultan, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, and Archduchess Eleanor of Austria. After him are Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Sten Sture the Elder, Abbas I of Egypt, Publius Licinius Crassus, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, and Caranus of Macedon.

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Among people born in 1031, Malcolm III of Scotland ranks 4Before him are Roger I of Sicily, Shen Kuo, and Matilda of Flanders. After him are Spytihněv II, Duke of Bohemia and Robert, Count of Mortain. Among people deceased in 1093, Malcolm III of Scotland ranks 5Before him are Vsevolod I of Kiev, Saint Margaret of Scotland, Bertha of Holland, and Olaf III of Norway. After him are Robert I, Count of Flanders, Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy, and Constance of Burgundy.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm III of Scotland ranks 825 out of 7,765Before him are Philip Noel-Baker (1889), Mary Kingsley (1862), Denis Thatcher (1915), Paul Grice (1913), Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), and Charlotte Cooper (1870). After him are Mary Mallon (1869), W. O. Bentley (1888), Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), Edmund Spenser (1552), Charles Vane (1680), and Daniel Rutherford (1749).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Malcolm III of Scotland ranks 146Before him are Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), David Cameron (1966), Rob Roy MacGregor (1671), Philip Noel-Baker (1889), and Denis Thatcher (1915). After him are Joseph Chamberlain (1836), Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881), and Olave Baden-Powell (1889).