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Syagrius (430 – 486 or 487 or 493–4) was a Roman general and the last ruler of a Roman rump state in northern Gaul, now called the Kingdom of Soissons. Gregory of Tours referred to him as King of the Romans. Syagrius's defeat by king Clovis I of the Franks is considered the end of Western Roman rule outside of Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Syagrius has received more than 200,184 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Syagrius is the 199th most popular military personnel (down from 188th in 2019), the 619th most popular biography from France (down from 600th in 2019) and the 20th most popular French Military Personnel.

Syagrius was most famous for being the last Roman Emperor in Gaul. He was overthrown by Clovis I, king of the Franks, in 486.

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Among military personnels, Syagrius ranks 199 out of 1,466Before him are Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Gaius Claudius Glaber, Akechi Mitsuhide, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Kurt Meyer, and Pittacus of Mytilene. After him are Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Dietrich von Choltitz, Parmenion, Lysander, and Tadamichi Kuribayashi.

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Among people born in 430, Syagrius ranks 3Before him are Anastasius I Dicorus and Julius Nepos. After him are Glycerius, Sidonius Apollinaris, Abd Manaf ibn Qusai, and Theodemir. Among people deceased in 487, Syagrius ranks 1After him is Emperor Kenzō.

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Among people born in France, Syagrius ranks 619 out of 5,234Before him are Victor of Aveyron (1793), Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464), Guillaume de l'Hôpital (1661), Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677), Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), and Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (1741). After him are Peter Waldo (1140), William of Rubruck (1220), Darius Milhaud (1892), Jacques Maritain (1882), Marie of Anjou (1404), and Gabriel Tarde (1843).


Among military personnels born in France, Syagrius ranks 20Before him are Joseph Joffre (1852), Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Jean Lannes (1769), Auguste de Marmont (1774), Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757), and Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769). After him are Oenomaus (-105), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847), Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611), Maurice Gamelin (1872), and Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753).