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 102,842 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ascanio Sforza is the 981st most popular religious figure (down from 939th in 2019), the 1,502nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,429th in 2019) and the 317th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Ascanio Sforza ranks 981 out of 2,272Before him are Hudson Taylor, Valentin Haüy, Jael, Pietro Parolin, Paula of Rome, and Otto of Bamberg. After him are Antipope Victor IV, Jacques Paul Migne, Abd al-Rahman ibn Muljam, Mechtilde, Raymond Franz, and Haran.

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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, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, Jean Hey, and Tullio Lombardo. Among people deceased in 1505, Ascanio Sforza ranks 9Before him are Hongzhi Emperor, Al-Suyuti, Jacob Obrecht, Heinrich Kramer, Elizabeth of Austria, and Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. After him are Johannes Widmann and Jean Hey.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ascanio Sforza ranks 1,502 out of 4,088Before him are Paula of Rome (347), Luigi Rossi (1597), Sebastiano Ricci (1659), Hermocrates (-500), Massimiliano Allegri (1967), and Gillo Pontecorvo (1919). After him are Francesco I d'Este, Duke of Modena (1610), Vladimir Bartol (1903), Isabella de' Medici (1542), Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus (-102), and Antipope Victor IV (1010).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Ascanio Sforza ranks 317Before him are Agostino Casaroli (1914), Scipione Borghese (1577), Benedict the Moor (1526), John of Montecorvino (1246), Pietro Parolin (1955), and Paula of Rome (347). After him are Antipope Victor IV (1010), Fausto Sozzini (1539), Eusebius of Vercelli (283), Gerolamo Emiliani (1486), Henry Benedict Stuart (1725), and Accursius (1182).