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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 113,273 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Fruela I of Asturias is the 4,737th most popular politician (down from 4,556th in 2019), the 426th most popular biography from Spain (down from 407th in 2019) and the 151st most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 4,737 out of 19,576Before him are Guadalupe Victoria, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Gudfred, Perdiccas I of Macedon, Emperor Wuzong of Tang, and Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre. After him are Gajah Mada, Maeda Toshiie, Birsa Munda, Peter von Biron, Giuseppe Conte, and Iltutmish.

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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 are Waiofar, Pagan of Bulgaria, and Eadberht of Northumbria.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 426 out of 3,355Before him are Tito Vilanova (1968), Míchel (1963), Narciso Yepes (1927), Manolo Blahnik (1942), Peter Claver (1581), and Joan of Navarre, Queen of England (1368). After him are Egica (610), Hermenegild (564), Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal (1498), Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli (1540), Javier Marías (1951), and Suintila (594).


Among politicians born in Spain, Fruela I of Asturias ranks 151Before him are Sancho VII of Navarre (1154), María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias (1880), Ordoño I of Asturias (821), Carlos Arias Navarro (1908), Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo (1963), and Hydatius (395). After him are Egica (610), Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal (1498), Suintila (594), Charles, Prince of Viana (1421), José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (1960), and Juan, Count of Montizón (1822).