Gjon Kastrioti

1400 - 1437

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Gjon Kastrioti (? – 2/9 May 1437 AD/6945 AM) was an Albanian feudal lord from the House of Kastrioti and the father of Albanian leader Gjergj Kastrioti (better known as Skanderbeg). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gjon Kastrioti has received more than 217,216 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gjon Kastrioti is the 8,307th most popular politician, the 35th most popular biography from Albania and the 27th most popular Albanian Politician.

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Among politicians, Gjon Kastrioti ranks 8,307 out of 19,576Before him are Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Mihail Kogălniceanu, Princess Yolanda of Savoy, Askia Mohammad I, Sinjong of Goryeo, and Husni al-Za'im. After him are Nestor Lakoba, Alexandros Zaimis, Sibylle of Cleves, Leonid Krasin, Lakhdar Brahimi, and Levan Tediashvili.

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Among people born in 1400, Gjon Kastrioti ranks 22Before him are Helena of Bulgaria, Empress of Serbia, Jang Yeong-sil, Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, Doukas, and Bartolomeu Perestrello. After him are Irene Asanina, John, Constable of Portugal, Michael Szilágyi, Johann Fust, Charles I of Albret, and Ramananda. Among people deceased in 1437, Gjon Kastrioti ranks 5Before him are Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, James I of Scotland, Catherine of Valois, and Joan of Navarre, Queen of England. After him is Niccolò de' Niccoli.

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In Albania

Among people born in Albania, Gjon Kastrioti ranks 35 out of 150Before him are Haxhi Lleshi (1913), Fatos Nano (1952), Bamir Topi (1957), Kolë Idromeno (1860), Ernest Simoni (1928), and Marin Barleti (1450). After him are Koca Davud Pasha (1401), Gjergj Fishta (1871), Bujar Nishani (1966), Dritëro Agolli (1931), Sedefkar Mehmed Agha (1540), and Abdyl Frashëri (1839).

Among POLITICIANS In Albania

Among politicians born in Albania, Gjon Kastrioti ranks 27Before him are Essad Pasha Toptani (1863), Rexhep Meidani (1944), Karl Thopia (1331), Haxhi Lleshi (1913), Fatos Nano (1952), and Bamir Topi (1957). After him are Koca Davud Pasha (1401), Gjergj Fishta (1871), Bujar Nishani (1966), Abdyl Frashëri (1839), Ilir Meta (1969), and Adil Çarçani (1922).