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 87,704 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Frederick of Naples is the 4,277th most popular politician (down from 4,064th in 2019), the 1,326th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,247th in 2019) and the 318th 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 4,277 out of 15,710Before him are Terauchi Masatake, Tokugawa Yoshimune, Andrej Hlinka, Deokjong of Goryeo, Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta. After him are Bernhard Rust, Al-Muhtadi, Eric XII of Sweden, James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, and Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal.

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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 Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Kemal Reis, 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 Alvise Vivarini and Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo.

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Among people born in Italy, Frederick of Naples ranks 1,326 out of 4,088Before him are Indro Montanelli (1909), Roberto Calvi (1920), Peter of Verona (1206), Maria Beatrice of Savoy (1792), Vincenzo Peruggia (1881), and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta (1943). After him are Orcagna (1315), Andrew, Duke of Calabria (1327), Angelo Scola (1941), Alfredo Ottaviani (1890), Cristofano Allori (1577), and Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily (1784).