Visigothic Kingdom / King Liuvigild

Visigothic Kingdom - King Liuvigild (571 - 21 April 586)

Liuvigild, Leuvigild, Leovigild (Gothic: Liubagilds), or Leovigildo (Spanish and Portuguese), (c. 519 – 21 April 586) was a Visigothic King of Hispania and Septimania from 568 to April 21, 586. From 585 he was also king of Galicia. Known for his Codex Revisus or Code of Leovigild, a unifying law allowing equal rights between the Visigothic and Hispano-Roman population, his kingdom covered modern Portugal and most of modern Spain down to Toledo.

In the second year of his reign, king Liuva I declared his brother Liuvigild co-king and heir, assigning him Hispania Citerior, or the eastern part of Hispania, to directly rule over. After the death of Liuva I, Liuvigild ruled alone until his death.

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King Liuvigild: Details
CountryVisigothic Kingdom
To21 April 586
Personal Information King Liuvigild of the Visigoths
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