Game of Thrones - A Song of Likes and Follows

Wise

Which Game of Thrones Character Rules this Realm? Game of Thrones is a worldwide phenomenon that has taken hold of our hearts (and Sunday nights). Like Daenerys in Mereen, we at Wise are working on our own revolution (though with no dragons in sight, we’ve chosen transparency and low fees as our weapons of choice). So, as fans of the series, we decided to conduct our own tourney of sorts to see who Facebook fans deemed the true Ruler of the Realm. Throughout the thirteen countries examined, underdogs Daenerys Targeryen -- Queen of the Andals and Mexican viewers -- and Jon Snow -- who has loyal brotherhoods in Spain, Russia, and France -- are widely popular among fans. Yet, it is Tyrion Lannister who wins the ultimate title of fan favorite with top marks in almost 70% of the countries we observed. We also looked at which characters had strong followings in different countries (vs. their global average). What did we find? Sansa Stark is crazily popular in France. Germany and Spain have soft spot for Arya and, perhaps least surprising of all, Petyr Baelish is twice as popular amongst Irish fans. Below is a look at how the main characters fare in thirteen countries across the globe and if you think you can guess the results, “you know nothing, Jon Snow.”


Please see terms of use and product availability for your region or visit Wise fees and pricing for the most up to date pricing and fee information.

This publication is provided for general information purposes and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional advice from Wise Payments Limited or its subsidiaries and its affiliates, and it is not intended as a substitute for obtaining advice from a financial advisor or any other professional.

We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether expressed or implied, that the content in the publication is accurate, complete or up to date.

Money without borders

Find out more
News

My first sabbatical

When we started Wise 12 years ago, we knew the problem we were tackling was a big one. Solving for hidden fees and rebuilding broken international financial...

Kristo Käärmann
10.05.23 1 minute read
News

April 2023 Trading Update

Welcome to our quarterly trading update blog post where we will be going through our mission and financial highlights from the last three months, January to...

Matt Briers
18.04.23 8 minute read

Tips, news and updates for your location