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Clovis may refer to:


  • Clovis (given name), the early medieval (Frankish) form of the name Louis.
    • Clovis I (c. 466 – 511), the first king of the Franks to unite all the Frankish tribes under one ruler
    • Clovis II (c.634 – c. 657), king of Neustria and Burgundy and first of the Rois Fainéants
    • Clovis III (reigned 675–676), king of Austrasia, considered a usurper by some.
    • Clovis IV (c.677-694), boy king of the Franks from 691 until 694
    • Clovis (died 580), son of Chilperic I and Audovera, assassinated by his father and stepmother



  • Clovis culture, the Paleo-Indian culture of North America that appears in the archaeological record 13,500 to 13,000 years ago
  • Clovis point, the oldest flint tools associated with the North American Clovis culture
  • Clovis comet, a hypothetical impact event in North America around 12,900 years ago argued to have caused the end of the Clovis culture and extinction of many large mammals


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