Sweyn II of Denmark

1020 - 1076

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Sweyn II Estridsson Ulfsson (Old Norse: Sveinn Ástríðarson, Danish: Svend Estridsen) (c. 1019 – 28 April 1076) was King of Denmark from 1047 until his death in 1076. He was the son of Ulf Thorgilsson and Estrid Svendsdatter, and the grandson of King Sweyn I Forkbeard through his mother's line. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sweyn II of Denmark has received more than 375,954 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Sweyn II of Denmark is the 2,092nd most popular politician (up from 2,096th in 2019), the 505th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 498th in 2019) and the 91st most popular British Politician.

Sweyn II of Denmark is most famous for his invasion of England in 1013.

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Among politicians, Sweyn II of Denmark ranks 2,092 out of 15,710Before him are Leopoldo Galtieri, Semerkhet, August Bebel, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Choi Kyu-hah, and Andrew I of Hungary. After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress Wanrong, Cleomenes III, Wallia, Maria Mandl, and George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston.

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Among people born in 1020, Sweyn II of Denmark ranks 3Before him are Pope Gregory VII and Pope Stephen IX. After him are Yūsuf Balasaguni, Su Song, Guo Xi, Constantine the African, William I, Count of Burgundy, Adelaide of Susa, Gunhilda of Denmark, Zhang Zai, and Vladimir of Novgorod. Among people deceased in 1076, Sweyn II of Denmark ranks 1After him are Robert I, Duke of Burgundy, Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine, Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona, Sancho IV of Pamplona, Beatrice of Lorraine, and Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of Burgundy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sweyn II of Denmark ranks 505 out of 6,924Before him are Benjamin Graham (1894), Eadwig (940), Kate Bush (1958), Eadred (923), Christopher Tolkien (1924), and Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596). After him are Christopher Nolan (1970), George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), Ben Jonson (1572), Peter Gabriel (1950), John Barry (1933), and Diana Wynne Jones (1934).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Sweyn II of Denmark ranks 91Before him are Austen Chamberlain (1863), Offa of Mercia (800), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Arthur Balfour (1848), Eadwig (940), and Eadred (923). After him are George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), James Francis Edward Stuart (1688), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), James II of Scotland (1430), James III of Scotland (1451), and Edmund Ironside (993).