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Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

1519 - 1574

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Cosimo I de' Medici (12 June 1519 – 21 April 1574) was the second Duke of Florence from 1537 until 1569, when he became the first Grand Duke of Tuscany, a title he held until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany has received more than 775,496 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany is the 720th most popular politician (down from 567th in 2019), the 324th most popular biography from Italy (down from 259th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Italian Politician.

Cosimo I de' Medici was a grand duke of Tuscany and the first of the Medici rulers of that state. He was born in Florence, the son of Francesco I de' Medici and Joanna of Austria. His father died when he was one year old, and he was raised by his mother. He became duke of Florence in 1537. He is most famous for being the first of the Medici rulers of Tuscany.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 720 out of 15,710Before him are Sargon II, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Christian X of Denmark, Al-Ma'mun, Hong Taiji, and Charles XIII of Sweden. After him are Shunzhi Emperor, Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator, Turhan Hatice Sultan, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Cao Pi, and James Monroe.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1519, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 4Before him are Catherine de' Medici, Henry II of France, and Pope Innocent IX. After him are Francis, Duke of Guise, Gaspard II de Coligny, Isabella Jagiellon, Occhiali, Theodore Beza, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Antonis Mor, and Andrea Cesalpino. Among people deceased in 1574, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 4Before him are Selim II, Giorgio Vasari, and Charles IX of France. After him are Renée of France, Bartolomeo Eustachi, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Ebussuud Efendi, Maarten van Heemskerck, Georg Joachim Rheticus, Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, and Guru Amar Das.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 324 out of 4,088Before him are Pope John X (860), Pope Paul II (1417), Carlo Goldoni (1707), Pope Benedict VIII (980), Pope Nicholas I (800), and Archytas (-428). After him are Antipope John XXIII (1370), Roberto Rossellini (1906), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Pope Pelagius II (520), and Pope Gelasius I (410).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 50Before him are Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), Gaius Cassius Longinus (-87), Gaius Gracchus (-154), Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), Gallienus (218), and Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700). After him are Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-89), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Geta (189), Umberto I of Italy (1844), Charles IV of Spain (1748), and Petronius Maximus (396).