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Avitus of Vienne

450 - 518

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Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus (c. 450 – February 5, 517/518 or 519) was a Latin poet and bishop of Vienne in Gaul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Avitus of Vienne has received more than 53,667 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Avitus of Vienne is the 1,640th most popular writer (up from 1,862nd in 2019), the 1,867th most popular biography from France (up from 2,052nd in 2019) and the 237th most popular French Writer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 1.92

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Among writers, Avitus of Vienne ranks 1,640 out of 5,755Before him are Lajos Zilahy, Juan Donoso Cortés, Lady Randolph Churchill, Vladimir Posner, Ted Hughes, and Martin Opitz. After him are Rafael Sabatini, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Martin of Opava, Per Wahlöö, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, and Ruth Rendell.

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Among people born in 450, Avitus of Vienne ranks 17Before him are Emperor Keitai, Gesalec, Aegidius, Dhu Nuwas, Gondioc, and Rechila. After him are Munjamyeong of Goguryeo, Jamasp, Marcellinus Comes, Hypatius, Taspar Qaghan, and Chilperic II of Burgundy. Among people deceased in 518, Avitus of Vienne ranks 2Before him is Anastasius I Dicorus.

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In France

Among people born in France, Avitus of Vienne ranks 1,867 out of 6,011Before him are Sébastien Loeb (1974), Eugene Maurice, Count of Soissons (1635), Vladimir Posner (1934), Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972), Adrien Manglard (1695), and Jean Chalgrin (1739). After him are Charles-François Lebrun (1739), Maurice Blondel (1861), Guillaume Cale (1350), Paul Nizan (1905), Guy Mollet (1905), and Yves Rocher (1930).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Avitus of Vienne ranks 237Before him are Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Gabriel Naudé (1600), Marie de Gournay (1565), René Char (1907), Hincmar (806), and Vladimir Posner (1934). After him are Robert Brasillach (1909), Robert de Boron (1110), Philippe de Commines (1447), Edmond François Valentin About (1828), Dominique Venner (1935), and Rodulfus Glaber (985).