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Chlodio (d. probably after 450 also Clodio, Clodius, Clodion, Cloio or Chlogio, was a Frankish king who attacked, and apparently then held, Roman-inhabited lands and cities in the Silva Carbonaria forest, now in central Belgium, then Cambrai and Tournai, and reached as far south as the River Somme. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chlodio has received more than 248,031 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Chlodio is the 1,415th most popular politician (up from 1,416th in 2019), the 401st most popular biography from Germany (down from 389th in 2019) and the 107th most popular German Politician.

Chlodio is most famous for being the first king of the Franks. He was the son of Merovech, the grandson of Clodius, and the father of Childeric I.

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Among politicians, Chlodio ranks 1,415 out of 15,710Before him are Theodoric I, Anne Neville, Jehoiakim, William II of England, Peter of Castile, and Gyula Andrássy. After him are Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik, Theresa May, Sarah Palin, Jeconiah, Shinzō Abe, and Uzun Hasan.

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Among people born in 393, Chlodio ranks 2Before him is Theodoric I. After him is Theodoret. Among people deceased in 448, Chlodio ranks 1After him are Rechila and Germanus of Auxerre.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Chlodio ranks 401 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm Schickard (1592), Robert Bunsen (1811), Lothar Matthäus (1961), Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758), Carol I of Romania (1839), and Friedrich Ratzel (1844). After him are Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Franz Brentano (1838), Frederica of Hanover (1917), Arno Allan Penzias (1933), Wilhelm List (1880), and Leo von Caprivi (1831).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Chlodio ranks 107Before him are Gregor Strasser (1892), Christian V of Denmark (1646), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Carol I of Romania (1839), and Friedrich Ratzel (1844). After him are Leo von Caprivi (1831), Ananda Mahidol (1925), Georgy Lvov (1861), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Robert Ley (1890), and Walter Schellenberg (1910).