Andrea Doria

1466 - 1560

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Andrea Doria, Prince of Melfi (Italian: [anˈdrɛːa ˈdɔːrja]; Ligurian: Drîa Döia [ˈdɾiːa ˈdɔːja]; 30 November 1466 – 25 November 1560) was a Genoese statesman, condottiero, and admiral, who played a key role in the Republic of Genoa during his lifetime.As the ruler of Genoa, Doria reformed the Republic's constitution. Originally elected for life, the Doge's office was reduced to two years. At the same time, plebeians were declared ineligible, and the appointment of the doge was entrusted to the members of the great and the little councils. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Doria has received more than 589,234 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Andrea Doria is the 106th most popular military personnel (down from 85th in 2019), the 427th most popular biography from Italy (down from 336th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Andrea Doria was an Italian admiral in the 16th century. He was most famous for his victory over the Turkish fleet in the Battle of Lepanto.

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Over the past year Andrea Doria has had the most page views in the with 82,341 views, followed by Italian (59,668), and German (28,559). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (282.11%), Venetian (114.24%), and Basque (68.18%)


Among military personnels, Andrea Doria ranks 106 out of 2,058Before him are Saigō Takamori, John of Austria, Miloš Obilić, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, George S. Patton, and Zhang Fei. After him are Theodor Eicke, Perdiccas, Robert E. Lee, Klaus Barbie, Pancho Villa, and Stilicho.

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Among people born in 1466, Andrea Doria ranks 4Before him are Erasmus, Moctezuma II, and Elizabeth of York. After him are Quentin Matsys, Alonso de Ojeda, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Şehzade Ahmet, Giovanni Sforza, Ottaviano Petrucci, Ashikaga Yoshitane, and Marino Sanuto the Younger. Among people deceased in 1560, Andrea Doria ranks 4Before him are Francis II of France, Gustav I of Sweden, and Philip Melanchthon. After him are Mary of Guise, Anastasia Romanovna, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Joachim du Bellay, Stańczyk, Jan Mandijn, and Melchor Cano.

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Among people born in Italy, Andrea Doria ranks 427 out of 5,161Before him are Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Geta (189), Ludovico Ariosto (1474), Arturo Toscanini (1867), Louis II of Italy (825), and Poppaea Sabina (30). After him are Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Pope Martin I (590), Pietro Badoglio (1871), Pope Fabian (200), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89), and Cesare Beccaria (1738).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Andrea Doria ranks 4Before him are Cesare Borgia (1475), Germanicus (-15), and Nero Claudius Drusus (-38). After him are Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Matilda of Tuscany (1046), Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Roger de Flor (1267), Italo Balbo (1896), and Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609).