Ragnar Lodbrok

850 - 801

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Ragnar Lothbrok or Lodbrok was a legendary Viking hero, as well as 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 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 19,472,346 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Ragnar Lodbrok is the 2nd most popular nobleman (up from 13th in 2019), the most popular biography from Norway (up from 64th in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian 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 2 out of 843Before him are Elizabeth II. After him are Marie Antoinette, Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Margrethe II of Denmark, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Lucrezia Borgia, and Akihito.

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

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 1 out of 735After him are Edvard Munch (1863), Henrik Ibsen (1828), Edvard Grieg (1843), Roald Amundsen (1872), Harald Fairhair (850), Knut Hamsun (1859), Rollo (846), Harald V of Norway (1937), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Erik the Red (950), and Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945).

Among NOBLEMEN In Norway

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