Louis II of Italy

825 - 875

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Louis II (825 – 12 August 875), sometimes called the Younger, was the king of Italy and emperor of the Carolingian Empire from 844, co-ruling with his father Lothair I until 855, after which he ruled alone. Louis's usual title was imperator augustus ("august emperor"), but he used imperator Romanorum ("emperor of the Romans") after his conquest of Bari in 871, which led to poor relations with the Eastern Roman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis II of Italy has received more than 335,511 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis II of Italy is the 1,600th most popular politician (down from 1,470th in 2019), the 623rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 557th in 2019) and the 106th most popular Italian Politician.

Louis II of Italy is most famous for being the last ruler of the Kingdom of Italy. He was the son of Amadeus III of Savoy and Maria of Burgundy. Louis II was only three years old when his father died, so his uncle Charles I of Savoy acted as regent.

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Among politicians, Louis II of Italy ranks 1,600 out of 15,710Before him are Moshe Sharett, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, John IV of Portugal, Ioannis Metaxas, Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia, and Æthelred I, King of Wessex. After him are Elisa Bonaparte, Pasquale Paoli, Afonso III of Portugal, Maria Josepha of Austria, Constantine X Doukas, and Vladimir II Monomakh.

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Among people born in 825, Louis II of Italy ranks 1After him are Al-Muhtadi, Ono no Komachi, Fortún Garcés of Pamplona, Ariwara no Narihira, and Galindo Aznárez I. Among people deceased in 875, Louis II of Italy ranks 2Before him is Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj. After him is Ado of Vienne.

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Among people born in Italy, Louis II of Italy ranks 623 out of 4,088Before him are Januarius (272), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Pope Celestine II (1100), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Dominic Savio (1842). After him are Zeuxis (-500), Grazia Deledda (1871), Constance, Queen of Sicily (1154), Carlo Ancelotti (1959), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), and Atia (-85).


Among politicians born in Italy, Louis II of Italy ranks 106Before him are Marcus Furius Camillus (-446), Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily (1782), Giulio Andreotti (1919), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), and Florianus (232). After him are Atia (-85), Lucius Caesar (-17), Teia (550), Alcide De Gasperi (1881), Faustina the Younger (125), and Bona Sforza (1494).