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Bianca Cappello

1548 - 1587

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Bianca Cappello (1548 – 20 October 1587) was an Italian noblewoman who was the mistress, and afterward the second wife, of Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. Her husband officially made her his consort. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bianca Cappello has received more than 129,686 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Bianca Cappello is the 3,562nd most popular politician (down from 3,379th in 2019), the 1,112th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,108th in 2019) and the 247th most popular Italian Politician.

Bianca Cappello is most famous for her poem "How To Kill Your Own Mother" which she wrote in response to her own mother's death.

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Among politicians, Bianca Cappello ranks 3,562 out of 15,577Before her are Miguel Díaz-Canel, Emperor Huan of Han, Emperor Ping of Han, Drusus Julius Caesar, Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, and Naoto Kan. After her are Sverre of Norway, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, Abd al-Mu'min, Bagoas, Edmund the Martyr, and Charles III, Duke of Lorraine.

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Among people born in 1548, Bianca Cappello ranks 9Before her are Tomás Luis de Victoria, Francisco Suárez, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Karel van Mander, Honda Tadakatsu, and William V, Duke of Bavaria. After her are Fatma Sultan, Palma il Giovane, Antonio Priuli, Sebastián Vizcaíno, Giulio Cesare Polerio, and Malik Ambar. Among people deceased in 1587, Bianca Cappello ranks 5Before her are Mary, Queen of Scots, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Occhiali, and Gotthard Kettler. After her are Felix of Cantalice, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Hai Rui, Francisco Hernández de Toledo, John Foxe, Ōmura Sumitada, and Juraj Drašković.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Bianca Cappello ranks 1,112 out of 4,668Before her are Persius (34), Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Lucius Accius (-170), Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), and Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares (1587). After her are Giovanni Battista Re (1934), Mary of Modena (1658), Hiero I of Syracuse (-600), Bettino Craxi (1934), William III of Sicily (1185), and Federico Barocci (1535).