Olaf II of Denmark

1370 - 1387

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Olaf II of Denmark (December 1370 – 3 August 1387) was King of Denmark as Olaf II (though occasionally referred to as Olaf III) from 1376 and King of Norway as Olaf IV from 1380 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olaf II of Denmark has received more than 154,507 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Olaf II of Denmark is the 1,374th most popular politician (down from 1,367th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Norway and the 11th most popular Norwegian Politician.

Olaf II of Denmark was most famous for conquering England.

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Among politicians, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 1,374 out of 15,710Before him are Ernst Thälmann, Ladislaus IV of Hungary, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Algirdas, Warren G. Harding, and Philoctetes. After him are Teti, Al-Mu'tasim, Ludwig I of Bavaria, Henry I, Duke of Guise, Abijah of Judah, and Carloman II.

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Among people born in 1370, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 5Before him are Pope Gregory XI, Antipope John XXIII, Isabeau of Bavaria, and John VII Palaiologos. After him are Leonardo Bruni, Gentile da Fabriano, Erasmo of Narni, Lorenzo Monaco, Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Antipope Clement VIII, and Švitrigaila. Among people deceased in 1387, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 1After him are Charles II of Navarre, Peter IV of Aragon, Elizabeth of Bosnia, Abraham Cresques, and Çandarlı Kara Halil Hayreddin Pasha.

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Among people born in Norway, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 27 out of 735Before him are Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Jo Nesbø (1960), Ingólfr Arnarson (850), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Hardrada (1015), and Sonja Henie (1912). After him are Haakon Sigurdsson (930), Jostein Gaarder (1952), Gerhard Armauer Hansen (1841), Haakon the Good (918), Ludvig Holberg (1684), and Magnus IV of Sweden (1316).


Among politicians born in Norway, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 11Before him are Vidkun Quisling (1887), Trygve Lie (1896), Eric Bloodaxe (885), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), and Harald Hardrada (1015). After him are Haakon Sigurdsson (930), Haakon the Good (918), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), Sigurd the Crusader (1090), Jens Stoltenberg (1959), and Magnus the Good (1024).