TIL Dublin, Ireland, was once the Viking Kingdom of “Dyflin”, founded by the Norse in the 9th century. “Dubh Linn” means “black pool” in Irish. Under their rule, Dublin became the biggest slave port in Western Europe. The last king of Dublin was killed by the Norman conquerors in 1171.

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