Theodoric the Great

454 - 526

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Theodoric (or Theoderic) the Great (454 – 30 August 526), also called Theodoric the Amal, was king of the Ostrogoths (475–526), and ruler of the independent Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy between 493 and 526, regent of the Visigoths (511–526), and a patrician of the Eastern Roman Empire. As ruler of the combined Gothic realms, Theodoric controlled an empire stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Adriatic Sea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodoric the Great has received more than 1,274,525 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Theodoric the Great is the 1,259th most popular politician (down from 1,084th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Austria and the 30th most popular Austrian Politician.

Theodoric the Great is most famous for being the king of Italy in the 5th century.

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Among politicians, Theodoric the Great ranks 1,259 out of 19,576Before him are Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, 2nd Dalai Lama, Karl Haushofer, Faisal I of Iraq, Fritz Sauckel, and Alexei Rykov. After him are Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Ludvík Svoboda, Andronikos III Palaiologos, Louis III of France, John V Palaiologos, and Henri, Count of Chambord.

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Among people born in 454, Theodoric the Great ranks 1After him is John the Silent. Among people deceased in 526, Theodoric the Great ranks 2Before him is Pope John I. After him are Audofleda, and Amalafrida.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Theodoric the Great ranks 91 out of 1,424Before him are Geli Raubal (1908), Christoph Waltz (1956), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Albert II of Germany (1397), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain (1584), and Engelbert Dollfuss (1892). After him are Charles II, Archduke of Austria (1540), Maximilian Schell (1930), Józef Poniatowski (1763), Milutin Milanković (1879), Fritz Pregl (1869), and Heinrich Harrer (1912).

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