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Ferdinand I of Naples

1423 - 1494

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Ferdinando Trastámara d'Aragona, of the Naples branch, universally known as Ferrante and also called by his contemporaries Don Ferrando and Don Ferrante (2 June 1424, in Valencia – 25 January 1494, in Naples), was the only son, illegitimate, of Alfonso I of Naples. He was king of Naples from 1458 to 1494. He was one of the most influential and feared monarchs in Europe at the time and an important figure of the Italian Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand I of Naples has received more than 474,009 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ferdinand I of Naples is the 1,577th most popular politician (up from 1,815th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Spain (up from 153rd in 2019) and the 45th most popular Spanish Politician.

Ferdinand I of Naples was most famous for being the King of Naples and Sicily. He was also the last male heir of the House of Aragon.

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Among politicians, Ferdinand I of Naples ranks 1,577 out of 15,577Before him are Lazar Kaganovich, Kurt Schuschnigg, Anchises, Romanos I Lekapenos, Jeconiah, and Shah Rukh. After him are Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, Kwame Nkrumah, Æthelwulf, King of Wessex, Babrak Karmal, and Gyges of Lydia.

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Among people born in 1423, Ferdinand I of Naples ranks 2Before him is Louis XI of France. After him are Uzun Hasan, Georg von Peuerbach, Laonikos Chalkokondyles, and Pierre d'Aubusson. Among people deceased in 1494, Ferdinand I of Naples ranks 4Before him are Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Domenico Ghirlandaio, and Hans Memling. After him are Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Poliziano, Melozzo da Forlì, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Yuriy Drohobych, Giovanni Santi, Giosafat Barbaro, and Isabella of Scotland, Duchess of Brittany.

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Among people born in Spain, Ferdinand I of Naples ranks 131 out of 2,932Before him are Margaret Theresa of Spain (1651), Paco de Lucía (1947), Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380), John II of Castile (1405), Ferdinand I of León (1016), and Henry IV of Castile (1425). After him are James II of Aragon (1267), Alfonso VIII of Castile (1155), Carlos, Prince of Asturias (1545), Almanzor (930), Avempace (1080), and Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482).


Among politicians born in Spain, Ferdinand I of Naples ranks 45Before him are Pelagius of Asturias (685), Manuel Azaña (1880), Margaret Theresa of Spain (1651), Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380), John II of Castile (1405), and Ferdinand I of León (1016). After him are James II of Aragon (1267), Alfonso VIII of Castile (1155), Almanzor (930), Peter IV of Aragon (1319), John II of Aragon (1398), and Urraca of León (1081).