495 - 524

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Chlodomer, also spelled Clodomir or Clodomer (c. 495 - 524) was the second of the four sons of Clovis I, King of the Franks. On the death of his father, in 511, he divided the kingdom of the Franks with his three brothers: Theuderic I, Childebert I, and Chlothar I. Although Theuderic, the eldest, had a better claim, Chlodomer divided half of the kingdom with his two other brothers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chlodomer has received more than 87,104 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Chlodomer is the 121st most popular nobleman (down from 105th in 2019), the 689th most popular biography from France (down from 638th in 2019) and the 25th most popular French Nobleman.

Chlodomer is most famous for being the first Merovingian king of the Franks. He was the son of King Clovis I and Queen Clotilde. Chlodomer was one of the four sons of Clovis I and he was also the younger brother of Childebert I, Chlothar I, and Clotaire I.

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Among noblemen, Chlodomer ranks 121 out of 843Before him are Fatma Sultan, Claude of France, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Pyotr Wrangel, Ramesses VII, and Prince Vincent of Denmark. After him are Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Avidius Cassius, Isabella d'Este, Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Princess Augusta of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 495, Chlodomer ranks 2Before him is Amalasuntha. After him is Olympiodorus the Younger. Among people deceased in 524, Chlodomer ranks 1After him is Sigismund of Burgundy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Chlodomer ranks 689 out of 5,234Before him are Edmond Rostand (1868), Robert Bresson (1901), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), Catherine of Valois (1401), Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), and René Clair (1898). After him are Joanna of Bourbon (1338), Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus (-90), Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Samuel de Champlain (1567), Jean Jaurès (1859), and William Longsword (893).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Chlodomer ranks 25Before him are Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), Élisabeth of France (1764), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), and Claude of France (1547). After him are Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Hugh the Great (898), Judith of Bavaria (797), Bertrada of Laon (720), Robert Curthose (1054), and Arthur I, Duke of Brittany (1187).