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Giovanni da Pian del Carpine

1182 - 1252

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Giovanni da Pian del Carpine OFM (or Carpini; Latin: Iohannes de Plano Carpini, anglicised as John of Plano Carpini; c. 1185 – 1 August 1252) was a medieval Italian diplomat, Catholic archbishop, explorer and one of the first Europeans to enter the court of the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire. He was the author of the earliest important Western account of northern and Central Asia, Rus', and other regions of the Mongol dominion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni da Pian del Carpine has received more than 238,439 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Giovanni da Pian del Carpine is the 34th most popular explorer (up from 35th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Montenegro and the most popular Montenegrin Explorer.

Giovanni da Pian del Carpine is most famous for being the first European to visit Mongolia.

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Giovanni da Pian del Carpine ranks 34 out of 405Before him are Henry Morton Stanley, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, John Cabot, Pytheas, Francisco de Orellana, and Evliya Çelebi. After him are Juan Ponce de León, Jan van Riebeeck, Robert Falcon Scott, Martin Behaim, Ernest Shackleton, and Hanno the Navigator.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1182, Giovanni da Pian del Carpine ranks 2Before him is Francis of Assisi. After him are Alexios IV Angelos, Alexios I of Trebizond, Haakon III of Norway, Maria of Montpellier, Accursius, Lutgardis, Minamoto no Yoriie, Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany, Sakya Pandita, and Peter of Vaux-de-Cernay. Among people deceased in 1252, Giovanni da Pian del Carpine ranks 2Before him is Blanche of Castile. After him are Ferdinand III of Castile, Abel, King of Denmark, Sorghaghtani Beki, Isabella, Queen of Armenia, Peter of Verona, Rose of Viterbo, Otto I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Bohemond V of Antioch, Sviatoslav III of Vladimir, and Zdislava Berka.

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In Montenegro

Among people born in Montenegro, Giovanni da Pian del Carpine ranks 3 out of 118Before him are Radovan Karadžić (1945) and Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1888). After him are Stefan Nemanja (1113), Elena of Montenegro (1871), Nicholas I of Montenegro (1841), Milovan Đilas (1911), Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (1813), Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha (1459), Milena Vukotić (1848), Princess Milica of Montenegro (1866), and Princess Zorka of Montenegro (1864).

Among EXPLORERS In Montenegro

Among explorers born in Montenegro, Giovanni da Pian del Carpine ranks 1