Ferdinand Columbus

1488 - 1539

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Ferdinand Columbus Spanish: Fernando Colón also Hernando, Portuguese: Fernando Colombo, Italian: Fernando Colombo; c. 24 August 1488 – 12 July 1539) was a Spanish bibliographer and cosmographer, the second son of (Cristobal Colon) Christopher Columbus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Columbus has received more than 289,243 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ferdinand Columbus is the 453rd most popular painter (up from 471st in 2019), the 391st most popular biography from Spain and the 12th most popular Spanish Painter.

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Among painters, Ferdinand Columbus ranks 453 out of 1,428. Before him are Eugène Atget, Willem van Aelst, Orcagna, Cristofano Allori, Ferdinand Bol, and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. After him are Theophanes the Greek, Cima da Conegliano, Lyubov Popova, Jan Lievens, Ivan Bilibin, and Arman.

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Among people born in 1488, Ferdinand Columbus ranks 10Before him are Germaine of Foix, Lütfi Pasha, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Bartolommeo Bandinelli, Sebastian Münster, and Joseph Karo. After him are Charles II, Duke of Savoy, Otto Brunfels, Johannes Magnus, Heinrich Glarean, Alonso Berruguete, and Jan Tarnowski. Among people deceased in 1539, Ferdinand Columbus ranks 6Before him are Isabella of Portugal, Guru Nanak, Isabella d'Este, Ayas Mehmed Pasha, and Anthony Maria Zaccaria. After him are George, Duke of Saxony, Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Elizabeth Blount, Ottaviano Petrucci, John III, Duke of Cleves, and Pierre Gringore.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Ferdinand Columbus ranks 391 out of 2,595. Before him are Muhammad I of Granada (1194), Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz (1794), Garcilaso de la Vega (1501), Pompeu Fabra (1868), Ramiro I of Asturias (790), and Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848). After him are Alfonso V of León (994), Ausiàs March (1400), Rafael Nadal (1986), Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco (1926), Andoni Zubizarreta (1961), and Fruela II of Asturias (875).

Among PAINTERS In Spain

Among painters born in Spain, Ferdinand Columbus ranks 12Before him are Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617), Francisco de Zurbarán (1598), Juan Gris (1887), Joaquín Sorolla (1863), Antoni Tàpies (1923), and Enrique Simonet (1866). After him are Julio González (1876), Ramon Casas (1866), Remedios Varo (1908), Marià Fortuny (1838), Francisco Pacheco (1564), and Juan Sánchez Cotán (1560).