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Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

1590 - 1621

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Cosimo II de' Medici (12 May 1590 – 28 February 1621) was Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1609 until his death. He was the elder son of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Christina of Lorraine. For the majority of his twelve-year reign, he delegated the administration of Tuscany to his ministers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany has received more than 256,888 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany is the 132nd most popular nobleman (up from 142nd in 2019), the 755th most popular biography from Italy (up from 795th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, is most famous for being the first of the Medici rulers of Tuscany, and for his patronage of the arts. He was a patron of artists such as Michelangelo and Galileo.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 132 out of 842Before him are Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Miguel I of Portugal, and Sophia of Hanover. After him are Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Isabella d'Este, Christina of Denmark, Robert the Strong, and Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1590, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 5Before him are Ahmed I, Kösem Sultan, Pope Clement X, and Mahfiruz Hatun. After him are Simon Vouet, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Gioachino Greco, Yamada Nagamasa, Urbain Grandier, Théophile de Viau, and Jacob van Eyck. Among people deceased in 1621, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 6Before him are Philip III of Spain, Pope Paul V, Robert Bellarmine, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, and Thomas Harriot. After him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Michael Praetorius, Şehzade Mehmed, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Cristofano Allori, and Antoine de Montchrestien.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 755 out of 4,668Before him are Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Pope Romanus (850), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), and Jacopo Bellini (1396). After him are Tarcisius (263), Jacopo Sansovino (1486), Luca della Robbia (1399), Marcus Claudius Tacitus (200), Poggio Bracciolini (1380), and Isabella d'Este (1474).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 16Before him are Gaius Caesar (-20), Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici (1360), Maria Goretti (1890), and Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444). After him are Isabella d'Este (1474), Beatrice d'Este (1475), Maximilian Sforza (1493), Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476), Marie Joséphine of Savoy (1753), and Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia (1474).