Pepin the Short

715 - 768

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Pepin the Short, also called the Younger (German: Pippin der Jüngere, French: Pépin le Bref, c. 714 – 24 September 768) was King of the Franks from 751 until his death in 768. He was the first Carolingian to become king.The younger son of the Frankish prince Charles Martel and his wife Rotrude, Pepin's upbringing was distinguished by the ecclesiastical education he had received from the monks of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pepin the Short has received more than 1,721,643 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Pepin the Short is the 110th most popular politician (down from 103rd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 4th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belgian Politician.

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

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Among politicians, Pepin the Short ranks 110 out of 15,710Before him are Hirohito, Philip IV of France, Xerxes I, Claudius, George Washington, and Isabella I of Castile. After him are Murad III, Yasser Arafat, Mark Antony, Kim Jong-il, Uthman, and Harald Fairhair.

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Among people born in 715, Pepin the Short ranks 1After him are Pope Stephen II, Favila of Asturias, and Anan ben David. Among people deceased in 768, Pepin the Short ranks 1After him are Fruela I of Asturias and Waiofar.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Pepin the Short ranks 3 out of 899Before him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500) and Jan van Eyck (1395). After him are Audrey Hepburn (1929), Charles Martel (688), Clovis I (466), René Magritte (1898), Maurice Maeterlinck (1862), Andreas Vesalius (1514), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908), and Anthony van Dyck (1599).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Pepin the Short ranks 2Before him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500). After him are Clovis I (466), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), Philip I of Castile (1478), Albert II of Belgium (1934), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Mary of Burgundy (1457), Albert I of Belgium (1875), Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy (1480), Mary of Hungary (1505), and Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697).