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Liutprand, Luitprand, Liudprand (922-72), an Italian historian and prelate, was born in Pavia. In 931 he became page to Hugo, King of Lombardy, and then Chancellor to Berengarius II., Hugo's successor. Falling into disgrace, however, he took service under Otto of Germany (who became King of Lombardy, 951), and was made Bishop of Cremona. He was frequently employed as an ambassador. His works include a History of Otto, and Antipodosis, a, history of Europe in six books from 886 to 950.