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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 220,576 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Olaf II of Denmark is the 2,075th most popular politician (down from 1,372nd in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Norway (down from 28th in 2019) and the 12th 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 2,075 out of 15,577Before him are Öz Beg Khan, Samudragupta, Kuchlug, Amenemhat I, Vortigern, and Hayme Hatun. After him are Alexandre Millerand, Menelik I, François Darlan, Euric, Konstantin Päts, and Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria.

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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 Leonardo Bruni. After him are Gentile da Fabriano, John VII Palaiologos, Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Lorenzo Monaco, Erasmo of Narni, Švitrigaila, and William, Duke of Austria. Among people deceased in 1387, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 4Before him are Charles II of Navarre, Peter IV of Aragon, and Elizabeth of Bosnia. After him are Abraham Cresques and Çandarlı Kara Halil Hayreddin Pasha.

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Among people born in Norway, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 31 out of 927Before him are Harald Hardrada (1015), Jostein Gaarder (1952), Ragnar Frisch (1895), Magnus the Good (1024), Ludvig Holberg (1684), and Odd Hassel (1897). After him are Ivar Aasen (1813), Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), Haakon the Good (918), Peder Severin Krøyer (1851), Haakon Sigurdsson (930), and Christian Lous Lange (1869).


Among politicians born in Norway, Olaf II of Denmark ranks 12Before him are Eric Bloodaxe (885), Vidkun Quisling (1887), Jens Stoltenberg (1959), Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939), Harald Hardrada (1015), and Magnus the Good (1024). After him are Magnus IV of Sweden (1316), Haakon the Good (918), Haakon Sigurdsson (930), Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Harald Greycloak (935), and Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932).