Ascanio Sforza

1455 - 1505

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Ascanio Maria Sforza Visconti (3 March 1455 – 28 May 1505) was an Italian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ascanio Sforza has received more than 113,700 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ascanio Sforza is the 975th most popular religious figure (up from 980th in 2019), the 1,457th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,502nd in 2019) and the 314th most popular Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ascanio Sforza ranks 975 out of 2,238Before him are Fulgentius of Ruspe, Mary Ann Nichols, Marcabru, Gianna Beretta Molla, Mark of Ephesus, and Lawrence of Brindisi. After him are Henri de Lubac, Johann Eck, Augustine of Canterbury, Charles I, Count of Flanders, Ibn Qutaybah, and Al-Tabarani.

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Among people born in 1455, Ascanio Sforza ranks 6Before him are John II of Portugal, John, King of Denmark, Sophia Palaiologina, Johann Reuchlin, and Andrea Gritti. After him are John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, George, Duke of Bavaria, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Jean Hey. Among people deceased in 1505, Ascanio Sforza ranks 10Before him are Hongzhi Emperor, Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Elizabeth of Austria, Jacob Obrecht, Gülbahar Hatun, and Heinrich Kramer. After him are Johannes Widmann and Jean Hey.

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Among people born in Italy, Ascanio Sforza ranks 1,457 out of 4,668Before him are Vittoria della Rovere (1622), Gianna Beretta Molla (1922), Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily (1779), Anna d'Este (1531), Ugolino della Gherardesca (1220), and Lawrence of Brindisi (1559). After him are Augustine of Canterbury (510), Massimo Moratti (1945), Antipope Constantine II (710), Sebastiano Ricci (1659), Fabrizio De André (1940), and Ubertino of Casale (1259).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Ascanio Sforza ranks 314Before him are Pietro Parolin (1955), Praxedes (100), Paula of Rome (347), Vincent Pallotti (1795), Gianna Beretta Molla (1922), and Lawrence of Brindisi (1559). After him are Augustine of Canterbury (510), Benedict the Moor (1526), Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi (1566), Arsenius the Great (354), Catherine of Genoa (1447), and Saint Chrysogonus (250).