Odo the Great

650 - 735

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Odo the Great (also called Eudes or Eudo) (died 735–740), was the Duke of Aquitaine by 700. His territory included Vasconia in the south-west of Gaul and the Duchy of Aquitaine (at that point located north-east of the river Garonne), a realm extending from the Loire to the Pyrenees, with the capital in Toulouse. He fought the Carolingian Franks and made alliances with the Moors to combat them. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Odo the Great has received more than 152,790 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Odo the Great is the 2,913th most popular politician (up from 3,506th in 2019), the 985th most popular biography from France (up from 1,165th in 2019) and the 235th most popular French Politician.

Odo the Great was the Bishop of Bayeux, and he is most famous for being the father of William the Conqueror.

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Among politicians, Odo the Great ranks 2,913 out of 15,710Before him are Joan Clarke, Jean Bart, Sandro Pertini, Robert III of Scotland, Sveinn Björnsson, and Hormizd I. After him are Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, Bartolomeo Colleoni, Robert II, Count of Flanders, Apries, Bahram I, and Zalman Shazar.

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Among people born in 650, Odo the Great ranks 7Before him are Pope Sergius I, Pope John VII, Pope Sisinnius, Chlothar III, Dagobert II, and Abd al-Rahman ibn Abd Allah al-Ghafiqi. After him are Childebert the Adopted, Rupert of Salzburg, Jindeok of Silla, Abdallah ibn Sa'd, Bojang of Goguryeo, and Reccared II. Among people deceased in 735, Odo the Great ranks 2Before him is Bede.

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Among people born in France, Odo the Great ranks 985 out of 5,234Before him are Jacques Rivette (1928), Jean Vigo (1905), Jean Bart (1650), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), and Pierre Schaeffer (1910). After him are Antoine Arnauld (1612), Claudine Auger (1941), Danielle Darrieux (1917), Eleanor of Provence (1223), Jules Renard (1864), and Theudebald (535).


Among politicians born in France, Odo the Great ranks 235Before him are Armand Fallières (1841), John I of Aragon (1350), Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma (1930), Henry, Count of Portugal (1066), Henry I of Navarre (1244), and Jean Bart (1650). After him are Theudebald (535), Henriette of France (1727), Jean de Dunois (1402), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz (1936), and Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611).