Ragnar Lodbrok

850 - 801

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Ragnar Lodbrok, according to legends, was a Viking hero and a 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 distinguished himself by conducting 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 21,087,989 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Ragnar Lodbrok is the 5th most popular nobleman (down from 2nd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Norway (down from 1st in 2019) and the most popular Nobleman.

Ragnar Lodbrok is most famous for his many raids and conquests. He is also famous for being the father of Ivar the Boneless, Halfdan the Black, and Ubba.

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Among noblemen, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 5 out of 842Before him are Elizabeth II, Henry VIII of England, Marie Antoinette, and Ramesses II. After him are Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Margrethe II of Denmark, Akihito, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and William the Conqueror.

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Among people born in 850, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 1After him are Harald Fairhair, Arnulf of Carinthia, Pope John IX, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, Berengar I of Italy, Ingólfr Arnarson, Pope Stephen VII, Pope Stephen VI, Pope Romanus, Pope Stephen V, and Istakhri. Among people deceased in 801, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 1After him are Rabia of Basra, Theodote, Bardanes Tourkos, Eudokia Dekapolitissa, Constantine, and Theophano of Athens.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 2 out of 927Before him are Edvard Munch (1863). After him are Roald Amundsen (1872), Edvard Grieg (1843), Henrik Ibsen (1828), Harald V of Norway (1937), Knut Hamsun (1859), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945), Harald Fairhair (850), Rollo (846), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), and Erik the Red (950).

Among NOBLEMEN In Norway

Among noblemen born in Norway, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 1After him are Rollo (846), Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (1973), Margaret, Maid of Norway (1283), Ingeborg of Norway (1301), Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway (2004), Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway (2005), and Leah Isadora Behn (2005).