Ragnar Lodbrok

850 - 801

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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 16,901,959 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 13th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 64th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British 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 843. Before 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 United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 13 out of 6,924. Before him are Charlie Chaplin (1889), John Locke (1632), Francis Bacon (1561), Winston Churchill (1874), James Watt (1736), and Stephen Hawking (1942). After him are Queen Victoria (1819), Thomas Hobbes (1588), Michael Faraday (1791), Henry VIII of England (1491), Richard III of England (1452), and Agatha Christie (1890).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Ragnar Lodbrok ranks 2Before him are Elizabeth II (1926). After him are Henry VIII of England (1491), Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900), Charles, Prince of Wales (1948), Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Harold Harefoot (1016), Edward VII (1841), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Henry IV of England (1367), and Henrietta of England (1644).