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Berengar II of Italy

900 - 966

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Berengar II (c. 900 – 4 August 966) was the King of Italy from 950 until his deposition in 961. He was a scion of the Anscarid and Unruoching dynasties, and was named after his maternal grandfather, Berengar I. He succeeded his father as Margrave of Ivrea around 923 (whence he is often known as Berengar of Ivrea), and after 940 led the aristocratic opposition to Kings Hugh and Lothair II. In 950 he succeeded the latter and had his son, Adalbert crowned as his co-ruler. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Berengar II of Italy has received more than 148,536 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Berengar II of Italy is the 2,359th most popular politician (up from 2,485th in 2019), the 842nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 850th in 2019) and the 164th most popular Italian Politician.

Berengar II of Italy is most famous for his involvement in the Investiture Controversy, which was a dispute over who had the right to appoint bishops.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Berengar II of Italy ranks 2,359 out of 15,710Before him are Fumimaro Konoe, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Benazir Bhutto, Simone Veil, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, and Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark. After him are Robert I, Duke of Parma, Birger Jarl, Louis I, Duke of Anjou, Günter Schabowski, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, and John of Saxony.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 900, Berengar II of Italy ranks 13Before him are Pope Benedict VI, Pope Agapetus II, Pope Stephen VIII, Pope Leo VII, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, and Robert the Strong. After him are Pope Leo VIII, Guy III of Spoleto, Zoe Karbonopsina, Ohthere of Hålogaland, Antipope Christopher, and Banū Mūsā. Among people deceased in 966, Berengar II of Italy ranks 1After him are Sancho I of León, Ibrahim ibn Yaqub, Flodoard, and Robert of Vermandois.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Berengar II of Italy ranks 842 out of 4,088Before him are Occhiali (1519), Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (1787), Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases (1569), Andrea Camilleri (1925), Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476), and Eros Ramazzotti (1963). After him are Franco Baresi (1960), Jacopo Bassano (1510), Robert I, Duke of Parma (1848), Romuald (951), Francesco Guardi (1712), and Vittoria Colonna (1490).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Berengar II of Italy ranks 164Before him are Fausta (289), Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351), Peter, King of Hungary (1011), Occhiali (1519), Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (1787), and Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases (1569). After him are Robert I, Duke of Parma (1848), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), William I of Sicily (1126), Tiberius Claudius Nero (-85), Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta (1900), and Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (1587).