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Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy

1528 - 1580

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Emmanuel Philibert (Italian: Emanuele Filiberto; Piedmontese: Emanuel Filibert; 8 July 1528 – 30 August 1580), known as Testa di ferro (Piedmontese: Testa 'd fer; "Ironhead", because of his military career), was Duke of Savoy from 1553 to 1580. He is remembered for the recovery of the Savoyard state (invaded and occupied by France when he was a child) following the Battle of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy has received more than 247,027 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy is the 1,895th most popular politician (down from 1,764th in 2019), the 655th most popular biography from France (up from 657th in 2019) and the 149th most popular French Politician.

Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, is most famous for the Battle of St. Quentin, which he won in 1557.

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Among politicians, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy ranks 1,895 out of 15,577Before him are Tabaré Vázquez, Nur Muhammad Taraki, Isma'il Pasha, Andrew III of Hungary, Rafic Hariri, and King Elah. After him are Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Alfonso II of Aragon, Amenmesse, Zhengde Emperor, Alassane Ouattara, and Karl Hanke.

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Among people born in 1528, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy ranks 4Before him are Paolo Veronese, Jeanne d'Albret, and Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress. After him are Archduchess Anna of Austria, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, Catharina van Hemessen, Theodor de Bry, Paolo Boi, Henri Estienne, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, and Andrey Kurbsky. Among people deceased in 1580, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy ranks 6Before him are Andrea Palladio, Luís de Camões, Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, Lala Mustafa Pasha, and Henry, King of Portugal. After him are Ruy López de Segura, Hieronymus Wolf, Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly, Inés Suárez, and Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine.

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Among people born in France, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy ranks 655 out of 6,011Before him are Félix Faure (1841), François Ravaillac (1578), Agnès Sorel (1422), Jacques Charles (1763), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), and Gabriel Tarde (1843). After him are Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611), Darius Milhaud (1892), Dom Pérignon (1639), Louis Blériot (1872), and Marcel Lefebvre (1905).


Among politicians born in France, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy ranks 149Before him are Yolande de Polastron (1749), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), Jean Jaurès (1859), Lazare Carnot (1753), Félix Faure (1841), and François Ravaillac (1578). After him are Dom Pérignon (1639), Salome Zourabichvili (1952), Joan II of Navarre (1311), William Longsword (893), Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), and Nicolas Fouquet (1615).