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Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases

1569 - 1630

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Ambrogio Spinola Doria, 1st Marquess of Los Balbases (Genoa, 1569 – Castelnuovo Scrivia, 25 September 1630) was an Italian condottiero and nobleman of the Republic of Genoa, who served as a Spanish general and won a number of important battles. He is often called "Ambrosio" by Spanish-speaking people and is considered one of the greatest military commanders of his time and in the history of the Spanish army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases has received more than 19,521 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases is the 2,339th most popular politician (down from 2,098th in 2019), the 838th most popular biography from Italy (down from 749th in 2019) and the 163rd most popular Italian Politician.

Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, was a Spanish general and statesman. He served as a military commander for the Republic of Genoa, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Holy Roman Empire, and was most famous for his role in the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases ranks 2,339 out of 15,710Before him are Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Prajadhipok, Mieszko I of Poland, Juscelino Kubitschek, Emperor Zhao of Han, and Donald Tusk. After him are Nynetjer, Vojislav Koštunica, Omar Bongo, Hermann von Salza, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, and Barbara of Portugal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1569, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases ranks 2Before him is Jahangir. After him are Giambattista Marino, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Friedrich Kettler, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, and Geoffrey Keating. Among people deceased in 1630, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases ranks 3Before him are Johannes Kepler and Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy. After him are Yuan Chonghuan, Johann Schein, Henry Briggs, Agrippa d'Aubigné, Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, Gioachino Greco, Fede Galizia, Esaias van de Velde, and Salamone Rossi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases ranks 838 out of 4,088Before him are Domenichino (1581), Peter, King of Hungary (1011), Rosalia Lombardo (1918), Theano (-600), Occhiali (1519), and Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (1787). After him are Andrea Camilleri (1925), Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Berengar II of Italy (900), Franco Baresi (1960), and Jacopo Bassano (1510).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases ranks 163Before him are Francis II of the Two Sicilies (1836), Fausta (289), Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351), Peter, King of Hungary (1011), Occhiali (1519), and Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (1787). After him are Berengar II of Italy (900), Robert I, Duke of Parma (1848), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), William I of Sicily (1126), Tiberius Claudius Nero (-85), and Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta (1900).