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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 212,438 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara is the 215th most popular nobleman (up from 217th in 2019), the 1,147th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,197th in 2019) and the 30th 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 215 out of 842Before him are Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Tupou VI, Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, Archduke John of Austria, Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and William, Duke of Austria. After him are Prince John of the United Kingdom, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

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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, Ismail II, Giacomo della Porta, Andrea Gabrieli, and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland. After him are Hieronymus Fabricius, Abdullah Khan II, Mōri Terumoto, Claudio Merulo, Eknath, and Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua. Among people deceased in 1597, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara ranks 8Before him are Hattori Hanzō, Peter Canisius, Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain, Paulo Miki, Maharana Pratap, and Joseph of Anchieta. After him are Barbara Blomberg, Franciscus Patricius, Edward Kelley, Gunilla Bielke, Ashikaga Yoshiaki, and Won Gyun.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara ranks 1,147 out of 4,668Before him are Oscar Luigi Scalfaro (1918), Antonio Negri (1933), Valentino Rossi (1979), Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852), Frederick of Naples (1451), and Gerard of Csanád (980). After him are Lucilla (150), Gaius Valerius Flaccus (45), Giuseppe Bertello (1942), Ludovico Carracci (1555), Titus Pomponius Atticus (-110), and Marcus Claudius Marcellus (-42).

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