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Nennius – or Nemnius or Nemnivus – was a Welsh monk of the 9th century. He has traditionally been attributed with the authorship of the Historia Brittonum, based on the prologue affixed to that work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nennius has received more than 159,657 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Nennius is the 2,338th most popular writer (down from 2,195th in 2019).

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  • 26

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  • 3.19

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Among writers, Nennius ranks 2,338 out of 5,794Before him are Walter Bagehot, George Tabori, Édouard Glissant, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Elif Shafak, and Richard Wurmbrand. After him are George Mosse, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, E. L. Doctorow, Valentin Kataev, Rosario Castellanos, and Michael Ondaatje.

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Among people born in 800, Nennius ranks 32Before him are Himiltrude, Conrad I, Count of Auxerre, Hildeprand, Beorhtric of Wessex, Aznar Galíndez I, and Obelerio degli Antenori. After him are Agnello Participazio, Wulfstan of Hedeby, Nominoe, García Galíndez, Ado of Vienne, and Saraha. Among people deceased in 900, Nennius ranks 6Before him are Pope John IX, Zwentibold, Ono no Komachi, Leo the Mathematician, and Donald II of Scotland. After him are Dicuil and Cynewulf.

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