Diego de Landa

1524 - 1579

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Diego de Landa Calderón, O.F.M. (12 November 1524 – 29 April 1579) was a Spanish bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Yucatán. Many historians criticize his campaign against idolatry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego de Landa has received more than 250,337 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Diego de Landa is the 851st most popular religious figure (up from 870th in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Spain (up from 370th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Spanish Religious Figure.

Diego de Landa was a Spanish poet who is most famous for his epic poem La Araucana.

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Among religious figures, Diego de Landa ranks 851 out of 2,272Before him are Robert de Sorbon, Charles I, Count of Flanders, Radha, Ubayy ibn Ka'b, Eleazar, and Arnulf of Metz. After him are Simeon of Jerusalem, Antipope Christopher, John of Rila, George Fox, Antipope Innocent III, and Antipope Victor IV.

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Among people born in 1524, Diego de Landa ranks 6Before him are Selim II, Luís de Camões, Pierre de Ronsard, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Joseph Nasi. After him are Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine, Louise Labé, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, François Hotman, Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg, and Thomas Erastus. Among people deceased in 1579, Diego de Landa ranks 4Before him are Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, and Joseph Nasi. After him are Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Thomas Gresham, Hans Staden, Ferenc Dávid, Juan Fernández Navarrete, Stanislaus Hosius, and John Ogilvie.

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Among people born in Spain, Diego de Landa ranks 358 out of 2,595Before him are Peter I of Aragon and Pamplona (1068), Enrique Simonet (1866), Francisco Largo Caballero (1869), Narciso Yepes (1927), Juan, Count of Montizón (1822), and Sancho I of Pamplona (865). After him are Arturo Pérez-Reverte (1951), Emilio Butragueño (1963), Ruy López de Segura (1530), Sergio Ramos (1986), Eusebi Güell (1846), and Ibn Jubayr (1145).


Among religious figures born in Spain, Diego de Landa ranks 26Before him are Raymond of Penyafort (1175), Isidore the Laborer (1080), Antipope Clement VIII (1370), Priscillian (340), Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado (1643), and Hermenegild (564). After him are John of Ávila (1500), Peter of Alcantara (1499), Junípero Serra (1713), Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur (1626), Eulalia of Barcelona (290), and Adolfo Nicolás (1936).