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Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

1541 - 1587

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Francesco I (25 March 1541 – 19 October 1587) was the second Grand Duke of Tuscany, ruling from 1574 until his death in 1587, a member of the House of Medici. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany has received more than 343,141 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany is the 73rd most popular nobleman (down from 56th in 2019), the 499th most popular biography from Italy (down from 421st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Francesco I de' Medici, grand duke of Tuscany, is most famous for his patronage of the arts and sciences. He was a patron of the arts and sciences, and his patronage led to the flowering of the Italian Renaissance.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 73 out of 843Before him are Princess Märtha of Sweden, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Raymond III, Count of Tripoli, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Ramesses V. After him are Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Lucien Bonaparte, Maria Alexandrovna, Ramesses XI, Gaius Caesar, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1541, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 2Before him is El Greco. After him are Pierre Charron, Johann Bauhin, and Jakub Wujek. Among people deceased in 1587, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 2Before him is Mary, Queen of Scots. After him are Occhiali, Gotthard Kettler, Bianca Cappello, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Francisco Hernández de Toledo, John Foxe, and Hai Rui.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 499 out of 4,088Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Cornelius Nepos (-100), Pope Telesphorus (100), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope Hilarius (415), and Trebonianus Gallus (206). After him are Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Filippino Lippi (1457), Lucia Bosè (1931), Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729), and Pope Stephen II (715).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany ranks 6Before him are Lucrezia Borgia (1480), Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938), Marie de' Medici (1575), Ludovico Sforza (1452), and Giuliano de' Medici (1453). After him are Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Gaius Caesar (-20), Maria Goretti (1890), Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1549), Joanna I of Naples (1326), and Isabella d'Este (1474).