Olaf I of Denmark

1050 - 1095

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Olaf I (Danish: Oluf; c. 1050 – 18 August 1095), nicknamed Olaf Hunger, was king of Denmark from 1086 to 1095, following the death of his brother Canute IV the Holy. He was a son of king Sweyn II Estridsson, and the third of Sweyn's sons to rule. He married Ingegard, the daughter of Harald Hardråde, but did not have any sons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olaf I of Denmark has received more than 114,425 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Olaf I of Denmark is the 6,831st most popular politician (down from 5,343rd in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 159th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Danish Politician.

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Among politicians, Olaf I of Denmark ranks 6,831 out of 15,710Before him are Orso Ipato, Aldona of Lithuania, Mobon of Goguryeo, Tahurwaili, Johannes R. Becher, and George IV of Georgia. After him are Quintus Servilius Caepio, Sibylla of Anjou, Sébastien Érard, Arduin of Ivrea, Godomar II, and Stephen III, Duke of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1050, Olaf I of Denmark ranks 15Before him are Frederick I, Duke of Swabia, Halsten Stenkilsson, Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Irnerius, Amadeus II, Count of Savoy, and Leopold II, Margrave of Austria. After him are Muhammad I of Khwarazm, Ingvar the Far-Travelled, Li Tang, Ahmad al-Muqtadir, Anselm of Laon, and Isaac Komnenos. Among people deceased in 1095, Olaf I of Denmark ranks 6Before him are Ladislaus I of Hungary, Shen Kuo, Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad, Tutush I, and Leopold II, Margrave of Austria. After him are Haakon Magnusson of Norway, Nikephoros Bryennios the Elder, Constantine Doukas, and Ruben I, Prince of Armenia.

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Among people born in Denmark, Olaf I of Denmark ranks 194 out of 783Before him are Svein Knutsson (1016), Vilhelm Thomsen (1842), Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (1829), Peter Naur (1928), Lars Løkke Rasmussen (1964), and Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel (1814). After him are Christen C. Raunkiær (1860), Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark (1649), Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark (1912), Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony (1532), Princess Louise of Denmark (1875), and Per Kirkeby (1938).

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