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Chindasuinth (also spelled Chindaswinth, Chindaswind, Chindasuinto, Chindasvindo, or Khindaswinth (Latin: Chintasvintus, Cindasvintus; c. 563 – 30 September 653) was Visigothic King of Hispania, from 642 until his death in 653. He succeeded Tulga, from whom he took the throne in a coup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chindasuinth has received more than 84,845 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Chindasuinth is the 4,516th most popular politician (down from 4,182nd in 2019), the 399th most popular biography from Spain (down from 377th in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Politician.

Chindasuinth was most famous for the reforms he instituted in his reign. He was the first Visigoth king to mint coins, which were used to pay his soldiers. He also introduced a new law code that was more lenient than previous Visigoth law codes.

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Among politicians, Chindasuinth ranks 4,516 out of 15,577Before him are Étienne Marcel, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, François Fillon, Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut, George Papandreou, and Teuta. After him are Bakir Izetbegović, Georgy Pyatakov, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, Ivaylo of Bulgaria, Enmebaragesi, and Michal Kováč.

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Among people born in 563, Chindasuinth ranks 1 Among people deceased in 653, Chindasuinth ranks 2Before him is Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib. After him are Miqdad ibn Aswad, Abu Darda, Rodoald, Honorius of Canterbury, Sigeberht the Little, Theodelap of Spoleto, and Paul II of Constantinople.

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Among people born in Spain, Chindasuinth ranks 399 out of 2,932Before him are Joseph Calasanz (1556), Pompeu Fabra (1868), Peter Claver (1581), Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco (1926), García II of Galicia (1042), and Theudis (470). After him are Juan, Count of Montizón (1822), Thérésa Tallien (1773), Carlos Arias Navarro (1908), Enrique Simonet (1866), María Casares (1922), and Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374).


Among politicians born in Spain, Chindasuinth ranks 143Before him are Ordoño II of León (873), Rafael del Riego (1784), Miguel López de Legazpi (1502), Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco (1926), García II of Galicia (1042), and Theudis (470). After him are Juan, Count of Montizón (1822), Carlos Arias Navarro (1908), Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374), Egica (610), Fruela I of Asturias (722), and José María Aznar (1953).