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Gaiseric (c. 389 – 25 January 477), also known as Geiseric or Genseric (Latin: Gaisericus, Geisericus; reconstructed Vandalic: *Gaisarīx was King of the Vandals and Alans (428–477) who established the Vandal Kingdom and was one of the key players in the difficulties faced by the Western Roman Empire during the 5th century. Through his nearly 50 years of rule, he raised a relatively insignificant Germanic tribe to the status of a major Mediterranean power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaiseric has received more than 97,652 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 488th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gaiseric ranks 484 out of 14,801Before him are Guy of Lusignan, Philip III of France, Osman III, George V, Emperor Wu of Han, and Valens. After him are Charles the Simple, Edward VIII, Charles I of England, William III of England, Boris Godunov, and Stephen Báthory.

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Among people born in 389, Gaiseric ranks 1After him is Simeon Stylites. Among people deceased in 477, Gaiseric ranks 1After him are Gunthamund, Basina of Thuringia, and Pope Timothy II of Alexandria.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Gaiseric ranks 15 out of 500Before him are Harry Houdini (1874), John von Neumann (1903), Stephen I of Hungary (975), Miklós Horthy (1868), Louis II of Hungary (1506), and Imre Nagy (1896). After him are Imre Kertész (1929), Count of St. Germain (1712), Robert Capa (1913), György Lukács (1885), Árpád (845), and Ignaz Semmelweis (1818).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, Gaiseric ranks 7Before him are Attila (406), Odoacer (433), Stephen I of Hungary (975), Miklós Horthy (1868), Louis II of Hungary (1506), and Imre Nagy (1896). After him are Árpád (845), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371), and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868).

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