New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



1267 - 1337

Photo of Giotto

Icon of person Giotto

Giotto di Bondone (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒɔtto di bonˈdoːne]; c. 1267 – January 8, 1337), known mononymously as Giotto (UK: JOT-oh, US: jee-OT-oh, JAW-toh) and Latinised as Giottus, was an Italian painter and architect from Florence during the Late Middle Ages. He worked during the Gothic and Proto-Renaissance period. Giotto's contemporary, the banker and chronicler Giovanni Villani, wrote that Giotto was "the most sovereign master of painting in his time, who drew all his figures and their postures according to nature" and of his publicly recognized "talent and excellence". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giotto has received more than 2,050,566 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Giotto is the 37th most popular painter, the 85th most popular biography from Italy (down from 66th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Italian Painter.

Giotto is most famous for his frescoes in the Arena Chapel in Padua, Italy.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Giottos by language


Among painters, Giotto ranks 37 out of 1,421Before him are Jacques-Louis David, Jan van Eyck, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, and Gustave Courbet. After him are Joan Miró, Tintoretto, René Magritte, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Masaccio, and Caspar David Friedrich.

Most Popular Painters in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1267, Giotto ranks 1After him are James II of Aragon, Roger de Flor, Emperor Go-Uda, and Rainier I of Monaco, Lord of Cagnes. Among people deceased in 1337, Giotto ranks 1After him are Musa I of Mali, Frederick III of Sicily, William I, Count of Hainaut, and Tino di Camaino.

Others Born in 1267

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1337

Go to all Rankings

In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giotto ranks 85 out of 4,668Before him are Ennio Morricone (1928), Pope Gregory VII (1020), Pope Pius IX (1792), Titus (41), Michael Collins (1930), and Antonio Salieri (1750). After him are Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Pope Paul VI (1897), Pope Leo X (1475), Bud Spencer (1929), Girolamo Savonarola (1452), and Brutus the Younger (-85).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Giotto ranks 8Before him are Raphael (1483), Caravaggio (1571), Sandro Botticelli (1445), Titian (1488), Donatello (1386), and Amedeo Modigliani (1884). After him are Tintoretto (1518), Masaccio (1401), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Paolo Veronese (1528), and Artemisia Gentileschi (1593).