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Aegidius (died 464 or 465) was the ruler of the short-lived Kingdom of Soissons from 461 to 464/465 AD. Before his ascension, he became magister militum per Gallias (Master of the Soldiers for Gaul) serving under the Western Roman emperor Majorian, in 458. An ardent supporter of Majorian, Aegidius rebelled against General Ricimer when he assassinated Majorian and replaced him with Emperor Libius Severus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aegidius has received more than 147,228 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Aegidius is the 556th most popular military personnel (down from 450th in 2019), the 1,532nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,293rd in 2019) and the 61st most popular French Military Personnel.

Aegidius was a bishop of the 5th century, who was famous for his role in the Council of Ephesus.

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Among military personnels, Aegidius ranks 556 out of 1,468Before him are Jack Phillips, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, Werner Ostendorff, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach, and Saitō Hajime. After him are Heraclius the Elder, Maarten Tromp, Joseph Gallieni, Filipp Golikov, Takeichi Nishi, and Nicolaus von Below.

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Among people born in 450, Aegidius ranks 13Before him are Ildibad, Thrasamund, Eraric, Emperor Kenzō, Emperor Keitai, and Gesalec. After him are Dhu Nuwas, Gondioc, Rechila, Avitus of Vienne, Munjamyeong of Goguryeo, and Jamasp. Among people deceased in 465, Aegidius ranks 2Before him is Libius Severus. After him is Valamir.

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Among people born in France, Aegidius ranks 1,532 out of 6,011Before him are Fulk III, Count of Anjou (970), Theobald III, Count of Champagne (1179), Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (1400), Émile Chartier (1868), Jane Avril (1868), and Antoine Barnave (1761). After him are Armand de Vignerot du Plessis (1696), Guillaume de Beaujeu (1300), Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken (1721), Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572), Barbara (1930), and Louise of France (1737).


Among military personnels born in France, Aegidius ranks 61Before him are Lazare Hoche (1768), Pierre Cambronne (1770), Walter Krüger (1890), Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898), Bob Denard (1929), and Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle (1775). After him are Joseph Gallieni (1849), Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon (1754), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier (1742), Barthélemy Catherine Joubert (1769), and Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours (1489).