Ragnar Lodbrok

Ragnar Lodbrok

Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrok (Old Norse: Ragnarr Loðbrók, "Ragnar shaggy breeches", Modern Icelandic: Ragnar Loðbrók) is a legendary Viking hero, as well as, according to the Gesta Danorum, a legendary Danish and Swedish king. He is known from Old Norse poetry of the Viking Age, Icelandic sagas, and near-contemporary chronicles. According to the traditional literature, Ragnar Lodbrok distinguished himself by many raids against the British Isles and the Holy Roman Empire during the 9th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ragnar Lodbrok has received more than 15,980,673 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 225th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 13 out of 559Before him are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Lucrezia Borgia, Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. After him are Harold Harefoot, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Charles, Prince of Wales, Rollo, and El Cid.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 64 out of 5,347Before him are Virginia Woolf (1882), Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900), Thomas Robert Malthus (1766), J. M. W. Turner (1775), Edward Jenner (1749), and Elizabeth Taylor (1932). After him are John Dee (1527), William of Ockham (1285), Harold Harefoot (1016), Paul McCartney (1942), James VI and I (1566), and Guy Fawkes (1570).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 4Before him are Elizabeth II (1926), Henry VIII of England (1491), and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900). After him are Harold Harefoot (1016), Charles, Prince of Wales (1948), Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Edward VII (1841), Henry IV of England (1367), and Edward the Black Prince (1330).