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Lothair of France

941 - 986

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Lothair (French: Lothaire; Latin: Lothārius; 941 – 2 March 986), sometimes called Lothair II, III or IV, was the penultimate Carolingian king of West Francia, reigning from 10 September 954 until his death in 986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lothair of France has received more than 416,653 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Lothair of France is the 1,374th most popular politician (down from 1,126th in 2019), the 491st most popular biography from France (down from 425th in 2019) and the 117th most popular French Politician.

Lothair of France is most famous for being the son of Louis IV of France and Luitgarde of Italy. He was crowned king of Italy in 950 and Holy Roman Emperor in 962.

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Among politicians, Lothair of France ranks 1,374 out of 15,577Before him are Yang Guifei, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Takeda Shingen, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia, George Tupou V, and Urho Kekkonen. After him are Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Æthelred I, King of Wessex, Alfonso V of Aragon, Anastasios II, Cyrus the Younger, and Tongzhi Emperor.

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Among people born in 941, Lothair of France ranks 1After him are Theophano and Brian Boru. Among people deceased in 986, Lothair of France ranks 3Before him are Harald Bluetooth and Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi.

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In France

Among people born in France, Lothair of France ranks 491 out of 6,011Before him are Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834), Alphonse de Lamartine (1790), Mireille Darc (1938), Emma of Normandy (985), Jean-Martin Charcot (1825), and Hilary of Poitiers (315). After him are Arthur Honegger (1892), Marius Petipa (1818), André Le Nôtre (1613), Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647), and Suger (1080).


Among politicians born in France, Lothair of France ranks 117Before him are Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747), Christine Lagarde (1956), Aristide Briand (1862), Emmanuel Macron (1977), and Henri, Count of Chambord (1820). After him are Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060), Pierre Laval (1883), Albert Lebrun (1871), Paul Barras (1755), Léon Blum (1872), and Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550).