Vikings in 30 Pictures – What is Real and What is Not?

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Since its premiere on the small screen four years ago, History Channel's Vikings became one of the most popular shows and gained a huge following around the world. Critically acclaimed series following  the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok and his Viking [...]

Ivar the Boneless, Ragnar Lothbrok’s Son

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Ivar the Boneless (Inwaer/Ingvar/Hyngwar) was one of the greatest leaders of Vikings and the legendary commander of the Great Heathen Army. He was the oldest son of Ragnar Lothbrok and Aslaug and had four younger brothers; Bjorn Ironside, Halfdan Ragnarsson, [...]

Bjorn Ironside, Ragnar Lothbrok’s Son

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Bjorn Ironside was one of the kings of Sweden who lived in the 9th century and was assumed to be one of the founders and the first ruler of the protohistoric Swedish dynasty named the Munsö Dynasty. Bjorn Ironside’s Parentage [...]

Lagertha the Shieldmaiden, Ragnar Lothbrok’s Wife

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Lagertha the Shieldmaiden was a Norwegian historical figure and one of Ragnar Lothbrok's wives as depicted in History Channel's TV series, Vikings. She was born in A.C. 795 and although there is no certain information regarding her exact time of death, [...]

Ragnar Lothbrok, the Fearless Viking Hero of Norse History

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Ragnar Lothbrok was a Danish Viking warlord and a renowned hero of Norse history who lived in the 9th century. The legendary Viking, who was also the king of Denmark and Sweden, was also known as Ragnar Sigurdsson as he was [...]