400 - 457


Aioulf or Ag(r)iwulf (died June 457) was an obscure King of Galicia from 456. In 448, after eight years in captivity, the Roman ambassador Censorius was executed by one Agiulf at Seville (Hispalis). This Agiulf has sometimes been identified with Aioulf.According to the local and contemporary chronicler Hydatius, after the sack of Braga and the execution of Rechiar, the previous Suevic king, by the Visigoths, the Gothic king, Theodoric II, led his army south into Lusitania while one of his commanders, Aioulf, deserted him and remained behind in Galicia hoping to make himself king of the Sueves there.However, the later, Pannonian historian Jordanes records that Aioulf was a Warnic cliens (retainer) of Theodoric appointed by the king to administer the Suevi and who, being provoked by the Suevi themselves, sought to make himself king but was defeated by Theodoric's army in the first engagement, captured, and executed. According to E. A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aioulf has received more than 12,168 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,334th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Aioulf ranks 7,291 out of 14,801Before him are Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Yang Jia of Shang, Ignacio Zaragoza, Henry Wilson, Johann VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, and Infanta Benedita of Portugal. After him are Pau Claris i Casademunt, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Hinrich Lohse, Quintus Pedius, Wilhelm Kube, and Marie Anne Mancini.

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Among people born in 400, Aioulf ranks 40Before him are Nepotianus, Claudius Silvanus, Calcidius, Meletius of Antioch, Juvencus, and Justina. After him are Flavius Bauto, Julius Obsequens, Anthemius, Gainas, Maximus of Hispania, and Varazdat. Among people deceased in 457, Aioulf ranks 6Before him are Merovech, Marcian, Avitus, Yazdegerd II, and Pelagia.

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Among people born in Spain, Aioulf ranks 647 out of 1,895Before him are Raphael (1943), Francisco Guerrero (1528), Luis Ladaria Ferrer (1944), Pedro González de Mendoza (1428), Blanche of Artois (1248), and Camarón de la Isla (1950). After him are Pau Claris i Casademunt (1586), Leopoldo Alas (1852), Pablo Iglesias Posse (1850), Daniel Brühl (1978), Aznar Galíndez I (800), and Félix Candela (1910).


Among politicians born in Spain, Aioulf ranks 229Before him are Nicolás de Ovando (1451), Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965), Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster (1354), Jordi Pujol (1930), Pedro González de Mendoza (1428), and Blanche of Artois (1248). After him are Pau Claris i Casademunt (1586), Pablo Iglesias Posse (1850), Baldomero Espartero (1793), Juan Belmonte (1892), Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo (1963), and Ramon Muntaner (1265).

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