Giovanni Giustiniani

1418 - 1453

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Giovanni Giustiniani Longo (Greek: Ιωάννης Λόγγος Ιουστινιάνης, Iōánnēs Lóngos Ioustiniánēs; Latin: Ioannes Iustinianus Longus; 1418 – 1 June 1453) was a Genoese nobleman, mercenary captain, and defender of Constantinople during its siege in 1453. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Giustiniani has received more than 649,517 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Giovanni Giustiniani is the 194th most popular military personnel (up from 213th in 2019), the 655th most popular biography from Italy (down from 641st in 2019) and the 8th most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Giovanni Giustiniani was a Venetian merchant and diplomat. He served as the Venetian ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1574 to 1581.

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Over the past year Giovanni Giustiniani has had the most page views in the with 65,451 views, followed by Turkish (21,854), and Spanish (16,237). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Occitan (88.59%), Romanian (79.10%), and Latvian (51.97%)


Among military personnels, Giovanni Giustiniani ranks 194 out of 2,058Before him are Maxime Weygand, Ernst Busch, Johannes Blaskowitz, Jean-Baptiste Kléber, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg. After him are Syagrius, Date Masamune, Dietrich von Choltitz, Aleksei Brusilov, Bai Qi, and Maximilian von Weichs.

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Among people born in 1418, Giovanni Giustiniani ranks 1After him are Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, Anne of Cyprus, John II of Cyprus, Agostino di Duccio, Eric II, Duke of Pomerania, Peter II, Duke of Brittany, Frederick II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Gabriel Biel, Catherine Karlsdotter, and Isotta Nogarola. Among people deceased in 1453, Giovanni Giustiniani ranks 2Before him is Constantine XI Palaiologos. After him are Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Younger, John Dunstaple, Loukas Notaras, Sophia of Lithuania, John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, Orban, Sidi Boushaki, Álvaro de Luna, 1st Duke of Trujillo, and Jacob, Margrave of Baden-Baden.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Giustiniani ranks 655 out of 5,161Before him are Francesco Redi (1626), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Bernardo Provenzano (1933), Desiderius (710), Pope Telesphorus (100), and Gabriele Amorth (1925). After him are Rudolph Valentino (1895), Aulus Gellius (123), Domenichino (1581), Piero the Unfortunate (1472), Pope John XIII (930), and Michelozzo (1396).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Giovanni Giustiniani ranks 8Before him are Germanicus (-15), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Andrea Doria (1466), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), and Matilda of Tuscany (1046). After him are Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Roger de Flor (1267), Italo Balbo (1896), Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609), Federico da Montefeltro (1422), and Titus Labienus (-100).