Childeric III

714 - 754

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Childeric III (c. 717 – c. 754) was King of the Franks from 743 until he was deposed in 751 by Pepin the Short. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Childeric III has received more than 445,729 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Childeric III is the 834th most popular politician (down from 692nd in 2019).

Childeric III was the last Merovingian king of the Franks. He was the son of Clovis III and grandson of Clovis II. Childeric III was the last ruler of the Franks from the Merovingian dynasty. He was deposed by the aristocracy in 751 AD.

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Among politicians, Childeric III ranks 834 out of 19,576Before him are Berke, Ilham Aliyev, Constantine II, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Nikephoros I, and Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies. After him are Chlothar I, Raymond Poincaré, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Alfonso XII of Spain, Hezekiah, and Cassander.

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Among people born in 714, Childeric III ranks 1After him are Al-Mansur, and Bashar ibn Burd. Among people deceased in 754, Childeric III ranks 1After him are As-Saffah, Carloman, Saint Boniface, Hiltrud, Cui Hao, and Anastasius of Constantinople.

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