748 - 814


Charlemagne (English: ; French: [ʃaʁləmaɲ]) or Charles the Great (2 April 748 – 28 January 814), numbered Charles I, was the King of the Franks from 768, the King of the Lombards from 774, and the Emperor of the Romans from 800. During the Early Middle Ages, he united the majority of western and central Europe. He was the first recognised emperor to rule from western Europe since the fall of the Western Roman Empire three centuries earlier. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlemagne has received more than 11,281,764 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 88.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 143

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Charlemagne ranks 11 out of 14,801Before him are Louis XIV of France, Joseph Stalin, Thomas Jefferson, Augustus, Vladimir Lenin, and Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. After him are Elizabeth I of England, Jimmy Carter, Saladin, Tutankhamun, Cleopatra, and David.

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Among people born in 748, Charlemagne ranks 1After him is Abu-l-'Atahiya. Among people deceased in 814, Charlemagne ranks 1After him are Abu Nuwas, Krum, and Angilbert.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Charlemagne ranks 2 out of 1,895Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881). After him are Salvador Dalí (1904), Seneca the Younger (-4), Antoni Gaudí (1852), Francisco Goya (1746), Diego Velázquez (1599), Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Hernán Cortés (1485), and Averroes (1126).


Among politicians born in Spain, Charlemagne ranks 1After him are Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), Hadrian (76), Theodosius I (340), Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Joanna of Castile (1479), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), and Philip III of Spain (1578).

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