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Liuvigild, Leuvigild, Leovigild, or Leovigildo (Spanish and Portuguese), (c. 519 – 586) was a Visigothic King of Hispania and Septimania from 568 to 586. Known for his Codex Revisus or Code of Leovigild, a law allowing equal rights between the Visigothic and Hispano-Roman population, his kingdom covered modern Portugal and most of modern Spain down to Toledo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Liuvigild has received more than 149,445 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Liuvigild is the 3,256th most popular politician (up from 3,473rd in 2019), the 278th most popular biography from Spain (up from 302nd in 2019) and the 98th most popular Spanish Politician.

Liuvigild was most famous for his reform of the Roman monetary system. He replaced the gold solidus with the new silver coin, the argenteus, which was worth one-third of a solidus.

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Among politicians, Liuvigild ranks 3,256 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Othniel, Than Shwe, Shallum of Israel, Igor Smirnov, and Thrasamund. After him are Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Marie of Luxembourg, Queen of France, Mohammed Alim Khan, Liu Bian, and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland.

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Among people born in 525, Liuvigild ranks 2Before him is Pope Benedict I. After him are Antarah ibn Shaddad, Alexander of Tralles, Justinian, and Aneirin. Among people deceased in 586, Liuvigild ranks 1After him is Urien.

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Among people born in Spain, Liuvigild ranks 278 out of 2,932Before him are Rafael Nadal (1986), Raymond of Penyafort (1175), Abraham Abulafia (1240), Mariano Rajoy (1955), La Belle Otero (1868), and Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1488). After him are Sancho III of Castile (1134), Lluís Companys (1882), Andrés Iniesta (1984), Fernando Alonso (1981), Muhammad I of Granada (1194), and Ibn Jubayr (1145).


Among politicians born in Spain, Liuvigild ranks 98Before him are Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (1609), Eleanor of Toledo (1522), Ferdinand IV of Castile (1285), Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia (1908), Ramiro I of Aragon (1008), and Mariano Rajoy (1955). After him are Sancho III of Castile (1134), Lluís Companys (1882), Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Berengaria of Castile (1180), Muhammad I of Córdoba (823), and Sigeric (370).