Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies

1751 - 1825

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Ferdinand I (12 January 1751 – 4 January 1825) was King of the Two Sicilies from 1816 until his death. Before that he had been, since 1759, King of Naples as Ferdinand IV and King of Sicily as Ferdinand III. He was deposed twice from the throne of Naples: once by the revolutionary Parthenopean Republic for six months in 1799, and again by a French invasion in 1806, before being restored in 1815 at the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Ferdinand was born in Naples as the third son of King Charles VII and Queen Maria Amalia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies has received more than 1,047,687 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 48 in 2019). Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies is the 833rd most popular politician (down from 719th in 2019), the 361st most popular biography from Italy (down from 311th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Italian Politician.

Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies is most famous for being the first king of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, which was composed of the island of Sicily and the southern part of the Italian mainland.

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Among politicians, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies ranks 833 out of 19,576Before him are Christian VIII of Denmark, Berke, Ilham Aliyev, Constantine II, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, and Nikephoros I. After him are Childeric III, Chlothar I, Raymond Poincaré, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, Alfonso XII of Spain, and Hezekiah.

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Among people born in 1751, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies ranks 2Before him is James Madison. After him are Maria Anna Mozart, Maria Luisa of Parma, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Dmitry Bortniansky, Emanuel Schikaneder, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange. Among people deceased in 1825, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies ranks 6Before him are Alexander I of Russia, Jacques-Louis David, Antonio Salieri, Henri de Saint-Simon, and Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria. After him are Eli Whitney, Pauline Bonaparte, Jean Paul, Henry Fuseli, Dmitry Bortniansky, and Laskarina Bouboulina.

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Among people born in Italy, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies ranks 361 out of 5,161Before him are Monica Bellucci (1964), Pope Alexander IV (1200), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Pope Sixtus I (42), Roger II of Sicily (1095), and Primo Levi (1919). After him are Claudio Abbado (1933), Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), Antonio Canova (1757), Pope Gregory IV (790), Pope Victor III (1027), and Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718).


Among politicians born in Italy, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies ranks 53Before him are Catiline (-109), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), Aldo Moro (1916), Enrico Dandolo (1107), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), and Roger II of Sicily (1095). After him are Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Gordian III (225), Cato the Younger (-95), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), Ancus Marcius (-675), and Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519).