Fruela I of Asturias

722 - 768

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Fruela I (or Froila I), (c. 722 – 14 January 768) called the Cruel, was the King of Asturias from 757 until his death, when he was assassinated. He was the eldest son of Alfonso I and continued the work of his father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fruela I of Asturias has received more than 61,643 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Fruela I of Asturias is the 4,757th most popular politician (down from 4,506th in 2019), the 429th most popular biography from Spain (down from 400th in 2019) and the 154th most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 4,757 out of 15,710. Before him are Robert II, Duke of Burgundy, Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Gaston, Count of Eu, Garegin Nzhdeh, Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken, and Princess Margaretha of Saxony. After him are Bertha of Savoy, Enrico Berlinguer, Blanche of Anjou, Tokugawa Iemochi, Emperor Ankan, and Philopoemen.

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Among people born in 722, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 2Before him is As-Saffah.  Among people deceased in 768, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 2Before him is Pepin the Short. After him is Waiofar.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 429 out of 2,595. Before him are Eulalia of Barcelona (290), Francisco Rabal (1926), Violant of Aragon (1236), Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli (1540), Gaius Julius Vindex (25), and Andrés de Urdaneta (1498). After him are Severo Ochoa (1905), Adolfo Nicolás (1936), Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca (1782), Eleanor de Guzmán (1310), César Rodríguez Álvarez (1920), and García Ramírez of Navarre (1110).


Among politicians born in Spain, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 154Before him are Andrés Nin Pérez (1892), María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias (1880), Tiberius Sempronius Longus (-250), Carlos Arias Navarro (1908), Ordoño I of Asturias (821), and Gaius Julius Vindex (25). After him are Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca (1782), Eleanor de Guzmán (1310), García Ramírez of Navarre (1110), Egica (610), Galswintha (540), and Achila II (695).

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