Carloman I

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Carloman I (28 June 751 – 4 December 771), also Karlmann, was king of the Franks from 768 until his death in 771. He was the second surviving son of Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon and was a younger brother of Charlemagne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carloman I has received more than 318,509 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Carloman I is the 1,464th most popular politician (up from 1,491st in 2019), the 553rd most popular biography from France (down from 551st in 2019) and the 130th most popular French Politician.

Carloman I was the king of the Franks from 768 to 771. He was the son of Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon and was the brother of Charlemagne. He was the first king of the second dynasty of the Franks who began a new era in France.

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Among politicians, Carloman I ranks 1,464 out of 15,710Before him are Naram-Sin of Akkad, Zhao Ziyang, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Haakon the Good, Yeonsangun of Joseon, and Zaynab bint Jahsh. After him are Rutherford B. Hayes, Cuauhtémoc, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Georgy Lvov, John IV Laskaris, and Ehud Barak.

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Among people born in 751, Carloman I ranks 1After him is Adalard of Corbie. Among people deceased in 771, Carloman I ranks 1After him is Remigius of Rouen.

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Among people born in France, Carloman I ranks 553 out of 5,234Before him are Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), Adrien-Marie Legendre (1752), Charles II of Navarre (1332), Boris Vian (1920), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), and Suger (1080). After him are Alain Resnais (1922), Karl Brandt (1904), Luc Besson (1959), Maurice Jarre (1924), Paul Dukas (1865), and Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725).


Among politicians born in France, Carloman I ranks 130Before him are Chilperic I (539), Mary of Guise (1515), William II of England (1056), Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781), Louis, Prince of Condé (1530), and Charles II of Navarre (1332). After him are Pauline Bonaparte (1780), René of Anjou (1409), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Léon Blum (1872), Childebert I (497), and Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608).