Hlothhere of Kent

700 - 685

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Hlothhere (Old English: Hloþhere; died 6 February 685) was a King of Kent who ruled from 673 to 685.He succeeded his brother Ecgberht I in 673. He must have come into conflict with Mercia, since in 676 the Mercian king Æthelred invaded Kent and caused great destruction; according to Bede, even churches and monasteries were not spared, and Rochester was laid waste. Hlothhere's rule survived this onslaught, however. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hlothhere of Kent has received more than 22,742 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hlothhere of Kent is the 11,259th most popular politician (down from 11,015th in 2019).

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Among politicians, Hlothhere of Kent ranks 11,259 out of 15,710. Before him are Tommaso Tittoni, Juan Guaidó, Anna Morandi Manzolini, Martín Javier Mina y Larrea, Stratonice of Macedon, and Charles Floquet. After him are W. Averell Harriman, Theobald VI, Count of Blois, Domingo Caycedo, Juan Bautista Aznar-Cabañas, Nestor Lakoba, and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy.

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Among people born in 700, Hlothhere of Kent ranks 40Before him are Kormisosh, Theodora of Khazaria, Sebeos, Erchinoald, Berthar, and Alahis. After him are Ceolred of Mercia, Maria, wife of Leo III, Gregoria, Seaxburh of Wessex, Ecgberht of Kent, and Coenred of Mercia. Among people deceased in 685, Hlothhere of Kent ranks 6Before him are Marwan I, Pope Benedict II, Constantine IV, Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, and Anania Shirakatsi. After him is Ecgfrith of Northumbria.

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