Chlothar IV

685 - 719

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Chlothar IV (died 718) was the king of Austrasia from 717 until his death. He was a member of the Merovingian dynasty, and was installed by Charles Martel, a contender for the office of mayor of the palace, in opposition to Chilperic II, whose rule was thereby restricted to Neustria. This marked the first time since 679 that the kingdom of the Franks was divided. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chlothar IV has received more than 46,629 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 33 in 2019). Chlothar IV is the 3,708th most popular politician (down from 3,143rd in 2019).

Chlothar IV is most famous for his victory over the Visigoths in 507.

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Among politicians, Chlothar IV ranks 3,708 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Yingzong of Song, Cleisthenes of Sicyon, Yelü Dashi, Jan Smuts, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. After him are Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Senakhtenre Ahmose, David I of Scotland, Ingvar Carlsson, Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, and Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen.

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Among people born in 685, Chlothar IV ranks 4Before him are Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, Pelagius of Asturias, and Kul Tigin. After him are Shantideva and Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik. Among people deceased in 719, Chlothar IV ranks 4Before him are Anastasios II, Go of Balhae, and Redbad, King of the Frisians.

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