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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 75,662 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Chindasuinth is the 4,187th most popular politician (down from 4,113th in 2019), the 377th most popular biography from Spain (down from 365th in 2019) and the 134th most popular Spanish 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 4,187 out of 15,710Before him are Saloninus, Samsu-iluna, Eleanor of Alburquerque, Marquis of Haihun, Óscar Carmona, and Abdul Halim of Kedah. After him are Prusias I of Bithynia, Lucius Antonius, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Adad-nirari I, Emperor Shun of Han, and Magnus IV of Norway.

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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, and Sigeberht the Little.

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Among people born in Spain, Chindasuinth ranks 377 out of 2,595Before him are Francisco Ferrer (1859), Amancio Amaro (1939), Gérard Encausse (1865), Antonio Soler (1729), Luis Enrique (1970), and Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374). After him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892), Peter of Alcantara (1499), Mercedes of Orléans (1860), Junípero Serra (1713), Henry I of Castile (1204), and Al-Hakam I (770).


Among politicians born in Spain, Chindasuinth ranks 134Before him are Francisco Largo Caballero (1869), Juan, Count of Montizón (1822), Sancho I of Pamplona (865), Ramiro II of León (898), Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal (1498), and Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374). After him are Henry I of Castile (1204), Al-Hakam I (770), Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Ramiro I of Asturias (790), Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848), and Alfonso V of León (994).