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Naddodd (Old Norse: Naddoðr or Naddaðr, Icelandic: Naddoður, Faroese: Naddoddur) was a Norse Viking who is credited with the discovery of Iceland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Naddodd has received more than 113,805 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Naddodd is the 143rd most popular explorer (up from 146th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Norway (up from 97th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Norwegian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Naddodd ranks 143 out of 405Before him are Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, John Rolfe, Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Francisco Serrão, Samuel Wallis, and Hans Staden. After him are Philip Johan von Strahlenberg, Michael Rockefeller, Frederick de Houtman, Himilco, Sebastián de Belalcázar, and Scylax of Caryanda.

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Among people born in 900, Naddodd ranks 23Before him are Ohthere of Hålogaland, Antipope Christopher, Banū Mūsā, Theodora, George Hamartolos, and Symeon the Metaphrast. After him are Hermann Billung, Fajsz, Yasovarman I, Alberic I of Spoleto, Gero, and Wifred II, Count of Barcelona.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Naddodd ranks 94 out of 735Before him are Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Atle Selberg (1917), Trygve Gulbranssen (1894), Morten Harket (1959), Herbjørg Wassmo (1942), and Alexander Kielland (1849). After him are Martin Vahl (1749), Peter Nicolai Arbo (1831), Magnus, Duke of Saxony (1042), Peter Tordenskjold (1690), Jonas Lie (1833), and Christian Michelsen (1857).

Among EXPLORERS In Norway

Among explorers born in Norway, Naddodd ranks 8Before him are Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Erik the Red (950), Thor Heyerdahl (1914), Ingólfr Arnarson (850), Ohthere of Hålogaland (900), and Otto Sverdrup (1854). After him are Oscar Wisting (1871), Carsten Borchgrevink (1864), Hjalmar Johansen (1867), Knut Haugland (1917), Jens Munk (1579), and Helmer Hanssen (1870).