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Chlodio (died probably after 450 also Clodio, Clodius, Clodion, Cloio or Chlogio, was a Frankish king who attacked, and apparently then ruled, Roman-inhabited lands around Cambrai and Tournai. He is known from very few records. His influence probably reached as far south as the River Somme. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chlodio has received more than 315,966 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Chlodio is the 1,334th most popular politician (up from 1,413th in 2019), the 367th most popular biography from Germany (up from 401st in 2019) and the 104th 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 1,334 out of 15,577Before him are Ghazan, Jephthah, Lazar of Serbia, Millard Fillmore, Theodor Heuss, and Eleftherios Venizelos. After him are Kara Ahmed Pasha, Polycrates, Christine Lagarde, Cheoljong of Joseon, Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, and Shang Yang.

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Among people born in 393, Chlodio ranks 1After him are Theodoric I and 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 367 out of 6,142Before him are Rudolf Carnap (1891), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Paul Hausser (1880), Bruno of Cologne (1030), Theodor Heuss (1884), and Ferdinand Schörner (1892). After him are Peter Behrens (1868), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Max Bruch (1838), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Carl von Ossietzky (1889), and Otto Dix (1891).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Chlodio ranks 104Before him are Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Henry the Lion (1129), Georgy Lvov (1861), Johann Friedrich Struensee (1737), Gregor Strasser (1892), and Theodor Heuss (1884). After him are Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), Leo von Caprivi (1831), Louise Mountbatten (1889), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Walter Schellenberg (1910), and Robert Ley (1890).