Pepin the Hunchback

770 - 811

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Pepin, or Pippin the Hunchback (French: Pépin le Bossu, German: Pippin der Buckelige; c. 768 / 769 – 811) was a Frankish prince. He was the eldest son of Charlemagne and noblewoman Himiltrude. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pepin the Hunchback has received more than 418,727 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Pepin the Hunchback is the 3,653rd most popular politician (up from 4,263rd in 2019), the 1,202nd most popular biography from France and the 296th most popular French Politician.

Pepin the Hunchback is most famous for being the father of Charlemagne.

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Among politicians, Pepin the Hunchback ranks 3,653 out of 15,710Before him are Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Abbas III, Wim Kok, Emilio Aguinaldo, Sancho VII of Navarre, and Demetrius II Aetolicus. After him are Hormizd II, Vladimir Voronin, Vasili Kuznetsov, Rafael Correa, Simeon of Moscow, and Hsekiu.

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Among people born in 770, Pepin the Hunchback ranks 6Before him are Michael II, Michael I Rangabe, Pope Stephen IV, Einhard, and Ali al-Ridha. After him are Al-Hakam I, Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi, Maria of Amnia, Hugh of Tours, Theodosia, wife of Leo V, and Prokopia. Among people deceased in 811, Pepin the Hunchback ranks 3Before him are Nikephoros I and Charles the Younger. After him is Sakanoue no Tamuramaro.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pepin the Hunchback ranks 1,202 out of 5,234Before him are Clément Ader (1841), Medardus (470), Roger Caillois (1913), Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (1393), Marie Duplessis (1824), and Didier Deschamps (1968). After him are Marcel Dupré (1886), François Clouet (1510), Jules Ferry (1832), Saint Eligius (588), Bertran de Born (1140), and Étienne Gilson (1884).


Among politicians born in France, Pepin the Hunchback ranks 296Before him are Lionel Jospin (1937), Isabella of Valois (1389), Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435), Robert I, Count of Artois (1216), Victorinus (300), and Tancred of Hauteville (980). After him are Jules Ferry (1832), Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville (1746), Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (1609), Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311), Charles-Michel de l'Épée (1712), and François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville (1818).