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Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

1642 - 1723

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Cosimo III de' Medici (14 August 1642 – 31 October 1723) was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1670 until his death in 1723, the sixth and penultimate from the House of Medici. He reigned from 1670 to 1723, and was the elder son of Grand Duke Ferdinando II. Cosimo's 53-year-long reign, the longest in Tuscan history, was marked by a series of laws that regulated prostitution and May celebrations. His reign also witnessed Tuscany's deterioration to previously unknown economic lows. In 1723, when Cosimo died, he was succeeded by the younger of his two surviving children, Gian Gastone.He married Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, a cousin of Louis XIV. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany has received more than 453,768 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 29 in 2019). Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany is the 3,936th most popular politician (down from 2,505th in 2019), the 1,208th most popular biography from Italy (down from 869th in 2019) and the 264th most popular Italian Politician.

Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, is most famous for his role in the War of the Spanish Succession. He was also the last Medici ruler of Tuscany.

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Over the past year Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany has had the most page views in the with 63,452 views, followed by Italian (23,712), and Spanish (9,638). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bulgarian (911.30%), Latin (96.60%), and Egyptian Arabic (55.38%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 3,936 out of 19,576Before him are Louis, Count of Évreux, Isabella of Hainault, Abdul Halim Khaddam, Emund the Old, Plutarco Elías Calles, and Ulf Kristersson. After him are Hipparchus, Yuan Chonghuan, Adam Albert von Neipperg, Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Kaykhusraw II, and Švitrigaila.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1642, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 5Before him are Mehmed IV, Suleiman II, Gülnuş Sultan, and Johann Christoph Bach. After him are Shitao, André Charles Boulle, Ihara Saikaku, Andrea Pozzo, Seki Takakazu, Louis I, Prince of Monaco, and Abdul-Qādir Bedil. Among people deceased in 1723, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 6Before him are Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Christopher Wren, Dimitrie Cantemir, and Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. After him are Godfrey Kneller, Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont, Antonio Maria Valsalva, Praskovia Saltykova, Zanabazar, and Guillaume Dubois.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 1,208 out of 5,161Before him are Armando Diaz (1861), Alessandro Valignano (1539), Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus (-265), Antonio Segni (1891), Antipope John XVI (1000), and Girolamo Fracastoro (1476). After him are Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1466), Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1533), Lorenzo Costa (1460), Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636), Elsa Morante (1912), and Gelon (-600).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 264Before him are Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal (1589), Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany (1663), Giorgia Meloni (1977), Andrea Gritti (1455), Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus (-265), and Antonio Segni (1891). After him are Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1466), Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636), Gelon (-600), Luigi Facta (1861), Tiberius Gemellus (19), and Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1810).