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Stenkil (Old Norse: Steinkell) was a King of Sweden who ruled c. 1060 until 1066. He succeeded Emund the Old and became the first king from the House of Stenkil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stenkil has received more than 125,927 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Stenkil is the 3,959th most popular politician (down from 3,766th in 2019), the 159th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 157th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Politician.

Stenkil was the king of Sweden from 1060-1066. He is most famous for his introduction of Christianity to Sweden.

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Among politicians, Stenkil ranks 3,959 out of 15,577Before him are Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Norodom of Cambodia, Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, Claudia de' Medici, Margaret, Countess of Tyrol, and Xi Zhongxun. After him are Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Jangsu of Goguryeo, Naina Yeltsina, Eric III of Denmark, Ruzi Ying, and Paolo Lucio Anafesto.

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Among people born in 1030, Stenkil ranks 6Before him are Romanos IV Diogenes, Bruno of Cologne, Vsevolod I of Kiev, Emund the Old, and Stanislaus of Szczepanów. After him are Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders, Anna Dalassene, Lulach, Gertrude of Saxony, Sigebert of Gembloux, and Conan II, Duke of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1066, Stenkil ranks 4Before him are Harold Godwinson, Edward the Confessor, and Harald Hardrada. After him are Al-Bayhaqi, Elisiv of Kiev, Muniadona of Castile, Tostig Godwinson, Gottschalk, Yahya of Antioch, Udayadityavarman II, and Conan II, Duke of Brittany.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Stenkil ranks 159 out of 1,612Before him are Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden (1977), John Bauer (1882), Hjalmar Branting (1860), Erland Josephson (1923), Michael Nyqvist (1960), and Alexander Roslin (1718). After him are Hedvig Sophia of Sweden (1681), Margaret Leijonhufvud (1516), Gustaf de Laval (1845), Karin Månsdotter (1550), Elias Magnus Fries (1794), and Eric XII of Sweden (1339).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Stenkil ranks 52Before him are Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson (1943), Magnus II of Sweden (1130), Eric XI of Sweden (1216), Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld (1938), Sten Sture the Elder (1440), and Hjalmar Branting (1860). After him are Hedvig Sophia of Sweden (1681), Eric XII of Sweden (1339), Inge the Younger (1100), Toomas Hendrik Ilves (1953), Ingvar Carlsson (1934), and Sten Sture the Younger (1493).