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Galeazzo Maria Sforza

1444 - 1476

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Galeazzo Maria Sforza (24 January 1444 – 26 December 1476) was the fifth Duke of Milan from 1466 until 1476. He was notorious for being lustful, cruel, and tyrannical. He was born to Francesco Sforza, a popular condottiero and ally of Cosimo de' Medici who would gain the Duchy of Milan in 1450, and Bianca Maria Visconti. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galeazzo Maria Sforza has received more than 407,217 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Galeazzo Maria Sforza is the 133rd most popular nobleman (up from 156th in 2019), the 736th most popular biography from Italy (up from 869th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Galeazzo Maria Sforza was the Duke of Milan and a member of the House of Sforza. He is most famous for being the son of Ludovico Sforza, who was the Duke of Milan from 1494 to 1499.

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Among noblemen, Galeazzo Maria Sforza ranks 133 out of 842Before him are Odo of France, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Maria Goretti, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Caroline Matilda of Great Britain. After him are Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Miguel I of Portugal, Sophia of Hanover, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Leopold III, Duke of Austria.

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Among people born in 1444, Galeazzo Maria Sforza ranks 1After him are Gaston, Prince of Viana, Dionisius, and Nilakantha Somayaji. Among people deceased in 1476, Galeazzo Maria Sforza ranks 4Before him are Vlad the Impaler, Simonetta Vespucci, and Regiomontanus. After him are Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Frederick I, Elector Palatine, Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon, George VIII of Georgia, Stefan Branković, and Pietro Mocenigo.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Galeazzo Maria Sforza ranks 736 out of 4,668Before him are Gaius Octavius (-100), Giovanni Schiaparelli (1835), Pope Theodore II (840), Pietro Metastasio (1698), Henry of Germany (1211), and Gigliola Cinquetti (1947). After him are Gianni Agnelli (1921), Faustina the Younger (125), Beatrice Cenci (1577), Pupienus (170), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), and Jacobus da Varagine (1228).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Galeazzo Maria Sforza ranks 16Before him are Piero the Unfortunate (1472), Gaius Caesar (-20), Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici (1360), and Maria Goretti (1890). After him are Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1590), Isabella d'Este (1474), Beatrice d'Este (1475), Maximilian Sforza (1493), Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476), and Marie Joséphine of Savoy (1753).