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Theodoric the Great

454 - 526

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Theodoric (or Theoderic) the Great (454 – 30 August 526), also called Theodoric the Amal (Gothic: *𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃, romanized: *Þiudareiks; Greek: Θευδέριχος, romanized: Theuderikhos; Latin: Theoderīcus), 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 1,082,996 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Theodoric the Great is the 1,093rd most popular politician (down from 396th in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Austria (down from 40th in 2019) and the 28th 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 1,093 out of 15,577Before him are John I of Portugal, Ivan Mazepa, John III of Portugal, Basil I, Scipio Aemilianus, and Jerry Brown. After him are Sunjo of Joseon, Klement Gottwald, Hassan Rouhani, Afonso V of Portugal, Constans II, and Jalal Talabani.

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Among people born in 454, Theodoric the Great ranks 1 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 1,237Before him are Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France (1554), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Charles II, Archduke of Austria (1540), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), and Archduke Otto of Austria (1865). After him are Albert II of Germany (1397), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain (1584), Aribert Heim (1914), Sándor Márai (1900), Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (1742), and Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (1883).

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