Frederick of Naples

1451 - 1504

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Frederick (April 19, 1452 – November 9, 1504), sometimes called Frederick IV or Frederick of Aragon, was the last king of Naples from the Neapolitan branch of the House of Trastámara, ruling from 1496 to 1501. He was the second son of Ferdinand I, younger brother of Alfonso II, and uncle of Ferdinand II, his predecessor. A combination of King Louis XII of France and Frederick's famous cousin King Ferdinand II of Aragon had continued the claim of Louis's predecessor, King Charles VIII of France, to Naples and Sicily. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick of Naples has received more than 132,028 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Frederick of Naples is the 4,459th most popular politician (down from 3,624th in 2019), the 1,320th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,142nd in 2019) and the 306th most popular Italian Politician.

Frederick of Naples was most famous for being the king of Naples and Sicily. He was also a patron of the arts.

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Among politicians, Frederick of Naples ranks 4,459 out of 19,576Before him are Pranab Mukherjee, Pridi Banomyong, Livilla, King Wu of Qin, Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, and Charles G. Dawes. After him are Pierre Mauroy, Konstanty Ostrogski, Wilhelm Stuckart, António, Prior of Crato, Teuta, and Henry IV, Duke of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1451, Frederick of Naples ranks 6Before him are Christopher Columbus, Isabella I of Castile, Muhammad Shaybani, James III of Scotland, and René II, Duke of Lorraine. After him are Kemal Reis, Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Nicolás de Ovando, and Franchinus Gaffurius. Among people deceased in 1504, Frederick of Naples ranks 6Before him are Isabella I of Castile, Stephen III of Moldavia, Filippino Lippi, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, and John Corvinus. After him are Pedro Berruguete, Alvise Vivarini, Eberhard II, Duke of Württemberg, Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo, Mauro Codussi, and Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Frederick of Naples ranks 1,320 out of 5,161Before him are Timaeus (-350), Milo Manara (1945), Anna d'Este (1531), Dion of Syracuse (-409), Lucius Munatius Plancus (-87), and Bernabò Visconti (1323). After him are Odoric of Pordenone (1286), Aurelia Cotta (-120), Titus Quinctius Flamininus (-229), Rita Pavone (1945), Vittorino da Feltre (1378), and Muzio Attendolo Sforza (1369).


Among politicians born in Italy, Frederick of Naples ranks 306Before him are Authari (540), Louis II, Elector of Brandenburg (1328), Marino Faliero (1274), Dion of Syracuse (-409), Lucius Munatius Plancus (-87), and Bernabò Visconti (1323). After him are Aurelia Cotta (-120), Titus Quinctius Flamininus (-229), Muzio Attendolo Sforza (1369), Charles III, Duke of Parma (1823), Louis V, Duke of Bavaria (1315), and Enrico Berlinguer (1922).