Sigurd II of Norway

1133 - 1155

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Sigurd Haraldsson (Old Norse: Sigurðr Haraldsson; 1133 – 10 June 1155), also called Sigurd Munn, was king of Norway (being Sigurd II) from 1136 to 1155. He was son of Harald Gille, king of Norway and his mistress Thora Guttormsdotter (Þóra Guthormsdóttir). He served as co-ruler with his half-brothers, Inge Haraldsson and Eystein Haraldsson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigurd II of Norway has received more than 112,900 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Sigurd II of Norway is the 7,108th most popular politician (down from 6,169th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Norway (down from 86th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Norwegian Politician.

Sigurd II of Norway is most famous for being the king of Norway from 1177-1202. He is also known for being the father of Magnus IV of Norway.

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Among politicians, Sigurd II of Norway ranks 7,108 out of 19,576Before him are Johan Ferrier, Suleiman II, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Emile Vandervelde, Fritz Fischer, and Khamtai Siphandon. After him are Princess Louise of Denmark, Junio Valerio Borghese, Giuseppe Pella, Christoph I, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Qaitbay, and Khertek Anchimaa-Toka.

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Among people born in 1133, Sigurd II of Norway ranks 4Before him are Henry II of England, Agnes of Courtenay, and Stephen IV of Hungary. After him are Hōnen, Al-Zafir, Urraca of Castile, Queen of Navarre, and Saint Thorlak. Among people deceased in 1155, Sigurd II of Norway ranks 7Before him are Geoffrey of Monmouth, Qin Hui, Al-Khazini, Arnold of Brescia, Emperor Konoe, and Li Qingzhao. After him is David V of Georgia.

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Among people born in Norway, Sigurd II of Norway ranks 102 out of 1,039Before him are Magnus, Duke of Saxony (1042), Atle Selberg (1917), Magnus II of Norway (1048), Herbjørg Wassmo (1942), Ole Einar Bjørndalen (1974), and May-Britt Moser (1963). After him are Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Trygve Bratteli (1910), Stein Rokkan (1921), Varg Vikernes (1973), Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow (1832), and Christian Sinding (1856).


Among politicians born in Norway, Sigurd II of Norway ranks 41Before him are Thorleif Haug (1894), Odvar Nordli (1927), Erna Solberg (1961), Eiríkr Hákonarson (957), Magnus, Duke of Saxony (1042), and Magnus II of Norway (1048). After him are Trygve Bratteli (1910), Einar Thambarskelfir (980), Haakon II of Norway (1147), Kåre Willoch (1928), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), and Kjell Magne Bondevik (1947).