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Radegund (Latin: Radegundis; also spelled Rhadegund, Radegonde, or Radigund; c. 520 – 13 August 587) was a Thuringian princess and Frankish queen, who founded the Abbey of the Holy Cross at Poitiers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Radegund has received more than 152,551 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Radegund is the 1,094th most popular writer (up from 1,313th in 2019), the 1,089th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,286th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Radegund ranks 1,094 out of 5,755Before her are Rosamunde Pilcher, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Patrick White, Vidyapati, and Joost van den Vondel. After her are Henri Michaux, Allan Pinkerton, Mimnermus, Jean Giraudoux, Jan Neruda, and Andrei Bely.

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Among people born in 518, Radegund ranks 1After her are Taliesin, Mataswintha, and Saint Mungo. Among people deceased in 587, Radegund ranks 3Before her are Varāhamihira and Saint Maurus. After her are Emperor Yōmei and Æscwine of Essex.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Radegund ranks 1,089 out of 6,142Before her are Peter Sloterdijk (1947), John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (1604), Carsten Niebuhr (1733), Joost van den Vondel (1587), Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), and Sigmund Jähn (1937). After her are Jack Steinberger (1921), Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern (1811), Paul Langerhans (1847), Max Ophüls (1902), Engelbert Kaempfer (1651), and Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Radegund ranks 70Before her are Bernhard Schlink (1944), Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586), Ernst Barlach (1870), Alfred Brehm (1829), Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929), and Joost van den Vondel (1587). After her are Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), Hrotsvitha (935), Charles De Coster (1827), Theodor Storm (1817), Gottfried Benn (1886), and Johann Peter Eckermann (1792).