Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair

1116 - 1198

Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair

Ruaidrí mac Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair (Modern Irish: Ruairí Ó Conchúir; anglicized Rory or Roderic O'Connor) (c. 1116 – 2 December 1198) was King of Connacht from 1156 to 1186, and High King of Ireland from 1166 to 1193. He was the last High King of Ireland before the Anglo-Normans invaded Ireland. (Brian Ua Néill and Edward Bruce both claimed the title with opposition in later years but their claims were considered illegitimate.) Ruaidrí was one of over twenty sons of King Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair (1088–1156). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair has received more than 191,206 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13,152nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair ranks 13,026 out of 14,801Before him are Anky van Grunsven, Connie Hedegaard, Guntars Krasts, James Skivring Smith, Pier Ferdinando Casini, and Rebecca Latimer Felton. After him are Volker Beck, Gianni Alemanno, Armin Laschet, Nasir ud din Mahmud, Bjarni Benediktsson, and Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa.

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Among people born in 1116, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair ranks 6Before him are Nur ad-Din, Ibn al-Jawzi, Philip of France, Berengaria of Barcelona, and Richeza of Poland, Queen of Sweden.  Among people deceased in 1198, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair ranks 11Before him are Dulce of Aragon, Sophia of Minsk, William III of Sicily, Frederick I, Duke of Austria, Eustathius of Thessalonica, and Al-Aziz Uthman.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair ranks 253 out of 366Before him are Stephen Gately (1976), Lenny Abrahamson (1966), George Brent (1904), Róisín Murphy (1973), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), and John O'Shea (1981). After him are Sharon Corr (1970), Niamh Kavanagh (1968), Marian Keyes (1963), Aidan Turner (1983), Denis Irwin (1965), and Terry Wogan (1938).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair ranks 47Before him are Albert Reynolds (1932), Jack Lynch (1917), Richard Mulcahy (1886), John Bruton (1947), William Hobson (1792), and William Paterson (1745). After him are Phil Hogan (1960), Seán Lemass (1899), Edward Carson (1854), Joseph Plunkett (1887), John Redmond (1856), and Seán Mac Diarmada (null).

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