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Wilfred the Hairy

840 - 897

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Wilfred or Wifred, called the Hairy (in Catalan: Guifré el Pilós), (died 11 August 897) was Count of Urgell (from 870), Cerdanya (from 870), Barcelona (from 878), Girona (from 878, as Wilfred II), Besalú (from 878) and Ausona (from 886). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilfred the Hairy has received more than 197,454 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Wilfred the Hairy is the 3,271st most popular politician (down from 2,819th in 2019), the 1,060th most popular biography from France (down from 957th in 2019) and the 251st most popular French Politician.

Wilfred the hairy is most famous for his appearance in the famous children's story "The Three Little Pigs."

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Among politicians, Wilfred the Hairy ranks 3,271 out of 15,577Before him are Augustin Robespierre, Ladislaus III of Hungary, L'Inconnue de la Seine, Publius Cornelius Dolabella, Charles Felix of Sardinia, and Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset. After him are Intef II, Ranavalona III, Otto Bauer, Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, Arnold Rüütel, and Eduard Limonov.

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Among people born in 840, Wilfred the Hairy ranks 5Before him are Michael III, Clement of Ohrid, Pope Theodore II, and Svatopluk I of Moravia. After him are Richardis, Notker the Stammerer, Ya'qub ibn al-Layth al-Saffar, Hucbald, Eudokia Ingerina, and Unruoch III of Friuli. Among people deceased in 897, Wilfred the Hairy ranks 4Before him are Pope Theodore II, Pope Stephen VI, and Pope Romanus. After him are Jinseong of Silla, Buhturi, and Braslav, Duke of Lower Pannonia.

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Among people born in France, Wilfred the Hairy ranks 1,060 out of 6,011Before him are Alain Touraine (1925), Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), Léon Bonnat (1833), Augustin Robespierre (1763), Jean de La Bruyère (1645), and Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763). After him are John, Duke of Berry (1340), Charles Maurras (1868), Louis-Jules Trochu (1815), Jean de Dunois (1402), Michèle Morgan (1920), and Arnulf of Metz (582).


Among politicians born in France, Wilfred the Hairy ranks 251Before him are Robert IV of Sablé (1150), Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1778), Adélaïde of France (1732), Henriette of France (1727), William X, Duke of Aquitaine (1099), and Augustin Robespierre (1763). After him are John, Duke of Berry (1340), Louis-Jules Trochu (1815), Jean de Dunois (1402), François Leclerc du Tremblay (1577), Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), and Jean Casimir-Perier (1847).