Antonio de Mendoza

1494 - 1552

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Antonio de Mendoza y Pacheco (, Spanish: [anˈtonjo ðe menˈdosa]; 1495 – July 21, 1552) was the first Viceroy of New Spain, serving from November 14, 1535 to November 25, 1550, and the third Viceroy of Peru, from September 23, 1551, until his death on July 21, 1552. Mendoza was born at Alcalá la Real (Jaén, Spain), the son of the 2nd Count of Tendilla, Íñigo López de Mendoza y Quiñones, and Francisca Pacheco. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio de Mendoza has received more than 202,051 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Antonio de Mendoza is the 6,941st most popular politician (down from 6,615th in 2019), the 640th most popular biography from Spain (down from 602nd in 2019) and the 234th most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Antonio de Mendoza ranks 6,941 out of 15,710Before him are George, Duke of Bavaria, Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, Otto Wächter, Sicco Mansholt, and Emperor Shizong of Liao. After him are Thibaw Min, George I of Bulgaria, Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria, Quett Masire, Bonne of Artois, and Junio Valerio Borghese.

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Among people born in 1494, Antonio de Mendoza ranks 16Before him are Lucas van Leyden, Leo Africanus, Hans Sachs, William Tyndale, Saitō Dōsan, and Oronce Finé. After him are Domingo de Soto, Ambrosius Holbein, Antoinette de Bourbon, Johannes Agricola, Hans Tausen, and Pierre Attaingnant. Among people deceased in 1552, Antonio de Mendoza ranks 11Before him are Basil Fool for Christ, Paolo Giovio, Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, Olaus Petri, Guru Angad, and Andreas Osiander. After him is Pierre Attaingnant.

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Among people born in Spain, Antonio de Mendoza ranks 640 out of 2,595Before him are Vicente Martín y Soler (1754), Víctor Erice (1940), Anne Hidalgo (1959), Paulo da Gama (1465), Alejandro Lerroux (1864), and Rosa Maria Sardà (1941). After him are Ana María Matute (1925), Víctor Valdés (1982), Fernán González of Castile (910), Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo (1499), Infanta Eulalia of Spain (1864), and Juan de Valdés Leal (1622).


Among politicians born in Spain, Antonio de Mendoza ranks 234Before him are Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga (1528), Manuel Fraga (1922), Bonosus (300), Antonio Cánovas del Castillo (1828), Anne Hidalgo (1959), and Alejandro Lerroux (1864). After him are Infanta Eulalia of Spain (1864), Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne (1177), Nicolás de Ovando (1451), Sisenand (605), Muhammad II of Córdoba (980), and Wifred II, Count of Barcelona (900).