Theodoric the Great

454 - 526

Theodoric the Great

Theodoric the Great (454 – 30 August 526), also spelled Theoderic or called Theodoric the Amal (; Latin: Flāvius Theodorīcus, Greek: Θευδέριχος, Theuderikhos), was king of the Ostrogoths (471–526), and ruler of the independent Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy between 493–526, regent of the Visigoths (511–526), and a patrician of the East Roman Empire. As ruler of the combined Gothic realms, Theodoric controlled an empire stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Adriatic Sea. As a young child of an Ostrogothic nobleman, Theodoric was taken as a hostage in Constantinople, where he spent his formative years and received an east Roman education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodoric the Great has received more than 380,445 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 275th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Theodoric the Great ranks 272 out of 14,801Before him are Hugh Capet, Ahmed II, Ashurbanipal, Alexander II of Russia, Konstantin Chernenko, and Joachim von Ribbentrop. After him are Cleisthenes, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, Elizabeth of Russia, Sulla, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, and Ahmed III.

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

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Theodoric the Great ranks 28 out of 799Before him are Johann Strauss I (1804), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Rudolf Steiner (1861), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), Romy Schneider (1938), and Egon Schiele (1890). After him are Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578), Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Friedrich Hayek (1899), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Herbert von Karajan (1908), and Ferdinand I of Austria (1793).

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