New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



400 - 457

Photo of Merovech

Icon of person Merovech

Merovech (French: Mérovée, Merowig; Latin: Meroveus; c. 411 – 458) was the King of the Salian Franks, which later became the dominant Frankish tribe, and the founder of the Merovingian dynasty. Several legends and myths surround his person. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Merovech has received more than 624,480 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Merovech is the 770th most popular politician (down from 757th in 2019).

Merovech was a king of the Franks and the first king of the Merovingian dynasty. He is most famous for being the first king of the Merovingian dynasty.

Memorability Metrics

  • 620k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Meroveches by language


Among politicians, Merovech ranks 770 out of 15,577Before him are William I of the Netherlands, Geta, Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor, Alexandra of Denmark, Antiochus III the Great, and Vasili IV of Russia. After him are Queen Seondeok of Silla, Mary of Hungary, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Zubayr ibn al-Awam, Roger II of Sicily, and Louis VI of France.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 400, Merovech ranks 3Before him are Kālidāsa and Pope Celestine I. After him are Saint Ursula, Pope Zosimus, Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Olybrius, Alexius of Rome, Vasubandhu, Ermanaric, Yazdegerd I, and Constantine III. Among people deceased in 457, Merovech ranks 1After him are Marcian, Avitus, Yazdegerd II, Pelagia, Aioulf, and Proterius of Alexandria.

Others Born in 400

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 457

Go to all Rankings