Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara

1533 - 1597

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Alfonso II d'Este (24 November 1533 – 27 October 1597) was Duke of Ferrara from 1559 to 1597. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara has received more than 122,211 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara is the 217th most popular nobleman (up from 266th in 2019), the 1,197th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,425th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, is most famous for his patronage of the arts. He was a great patron of the painter Andrea Mantegna and the composer Claudio Monteverdi.

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Among noblemen, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara ranks 217 out of 843. Before him are Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, Princess Carolina of Parma, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. After him are Archduke John of Austria, Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Carlos, Duke of Madrid, and Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

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Among people born in 1533, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara ranks 10Before him are Stephen Báthory, Eric XIV of Sweden, Giacomo della Porta, Ismail II, Andrea Gabrieli, and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland. After him are Claudio Merulo, Hieronymus Fabricius, Mōri Terumoto, Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Eknath, and Antonio Possevino. Among people deceased in 1597, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara ranks 9Before him are Paulo Miki, Peter Canisius, Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Joseph of Anchieta, Maharana Pratap, and Edward Kelley. After him are Franciscus Patricius, Barbara Blomberg, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Gunilla Bielke, Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, and Won Gyun.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara ranks 1,197 out of 4,088. Before him are Lina Wertmüller (1928), Carlo Rubbia (1934), Giovanni Segantini (1858), Vittorio Gregotti (1927), Andrea Dandolo (1306), and Claudia de' Medici (1604). After him are Johnny Torrio (1882), Federico Zuccari (1539), Enzo Bearzot (1927), Armando Diaz (1861), Norberto Bobbio (1909), and Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391).

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