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Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli

1391 - 1452

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Cyriacus of Ancona or Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (31 July 1391 – 1453/55) was a restlessly itinerant Italian humanist and antiquarian who came from a prominent family of merchants in Ancona, a maritime republic on the Adriatic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli has received more than 52,865 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli is the 12th most popular archaeologist (up from 13th in 2019), the 1,208th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,203rd in 2019) and the most popular Italian Archaeologist.

Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli was a Venetian diplomat and historian who is most famous for his account of the Ottoman Empire.

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Among archaeologists, Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli ranks 12 out of 104Before him are Edward Drinker Cope, Zahi Hawass, Marija Gimbutas, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, V. Gordon Childe, and Christian Jürgensen Thomsen. After him are Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Oscar Montelius, Aurel Stein, Flinders Petrie, Karl Richard Lepsius, and Louis Leakey.

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Among people born in 1391, Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli ranks 3Before him are Edward, King of Portugal and 1st Dalai Lama. After him is Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1452, Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli ranks 4Before him are Munjong of Joseon, Gemistus Pletho, and Švitrigaila.

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Among people born in Italy, Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli ranks 1,208 out of 4,668Before him are Timaeus (-350), Dosso Dossi (1480), Romano Mussolini (1927), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Louis V, Duke of Bavaria (1315), and Bartholomew Columbus (1460). After him are Francesco Morosini (1619), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Ferdinando Carulli (1770), Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), Melozzo da Forlì (1438), and Ivanoe Bonomi (1873).


Among archaeologists born in Italy, Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli ranks 1After him are Paul-Émile Botta (1802), Florentino Ameghino (1853), Giuseppe Tucci (1894), and Massimo Pallottino (1909).