Alessandro Albani

1692 - 1779

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Alessandro Albani (15 October 1692 – 11 December 1779) was a Roman Catholic cardinal, but should be best remembered as a leading collector of antiquities, dealer and art patron in Rome. He supported the art historian, Johann Joachim Winckelmann and commissioned paintings from Anton Raphael Mengs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alessandro Albani has received more than 34,089 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alessandro Albani is the 1,547th most popular religious figure, the 2,456th most popular biography from Italy and the 392nd most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Alessandro Albani ranks 1,547 out of 2,272Before him are Elia Dalla Costa, Bernhard Lichtenberg, John X of Antioch, Virgilio Noè, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, and Phoebe. After him are Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Dwight L. Moody, Junia, Ambrose Traversari, Jacques Hamel, and Flodoard.

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Among people born in 1692, Alessandro Albani ranks 11Before him are Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Adrienne Lecouvreur, Frederick William, Duke of Courland, James Stirling, Louisa Maria Stuart, and Joseph Butler. After him are Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer and Dolly Pentreath. Among people deceased in 1779, Alessandro Albani ranks 13Before him are Casimir Pulaski, William Boyce, John Kay, David Garrick, Tommaso Traetta, and Louis de Jaucourt. After him are Pehr Kalm, Claude Bourgelat, Mohammad Ali Khan Zand, and Johannes Burman.

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Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Albani ranks 2,456 out of 4,088Before him are Gastone Nencini (1930), Julius Obsequens (400), Maria Fortunata d'Este (1731), Luigi Bertolini (1904), Gian Piero Ventura (1948), and Pietro Mennea (1952). After him are Francesco Molin (1575), Mantovani (1905), Margaret Paleologa (1510), Macedonio Melloni (1798), Carlo Lizzani (1922), and Massimo d'Azeglio (1798).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Alessandro Albani ranks 392Before him are Dagobert of Pisa (1100), Pietro Riario (1447), Angelo Comastri (1943), Luigi Poggi (1917), Elia Dalla Costa (1872), and Virgilio Noè (1922). After him are Angelo Bagnasco (1943), Mauro Piacenza (1944), Vigilius of Trent (355), Giovanni Angelo Becciu (1948), Clemente Micara (1879), and Cesare Orsenigo (1873).