406 - 453


Attila (; fl. c. 406–453), frequently called Attila the Hun, was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in March 453. He was also the leader of a tribal empire consisting of Huns, Ostrogoths, and Alans among others, in Central and Eastern Europe. During his reign, he was one of the most feared enemies of the Western and Eastern Roman Empires. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Attila has received more than 6,162,658 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 24th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Attila ranks 24 out of 14,801Before him are Hannibal, Benito Mussolini, Suleiman the Magnificent, Constantine the Great, Otto von Bismarck, and Mao Zedong. After him are Cicero, Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, Nero, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Queen Victoria.

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Among people born in 406, Attila ranks 1After him is Bahram V. Among people deceased in 453, Attila ranks 1After him are Pulcheria, Thorismund, Emperor Ingyō, and Emperor Wen of Liu Song.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Attila ranks 1 out of 500After him are Elizabeth Báthory (1560), Jerome (345), George Soros (1930), Martin of Tours (316), Ferenc Puskás (1927), Odoacer (433), Theodor Herzl (1860), Harry Houdini (1874), John von Neumann (1903), Stephen I of Hungary (975), and Miklós Horthy (1868).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, Attila ranks 1After him are Odoacer (433), Stephen I of Hungary (975), Miklós Horthy (1868), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Imre Nagy (1896), Gaiseric (389), Árpád (845), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), and Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371).

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