Ippolita Maria Sforza

1446 - 1484

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Ippolita Maria Sforza (Jesi, 18 April 1445 – Naples, 19 August 1488) was an Italian noblewoman, a member of the Sforza family which ruled the Duchy of Milan from 1450 until 1535. She was the first wife of the Duke of Calabria, who later reigned as King Alfonso II of Naples. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ippolita Maria Sforza has received more than 131,876 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Ippolita Maria Sforza is the 1,742nd most popular writer (down from 1,566th in 2019), the 1,826th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,668th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular Italian Writer.

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Notable Works

Duchess and Hostage in Renaissance Naples
Naples (kingdom), Naples (italy), history, Correspondence


Among writers, Ippolita Maria Sforza ranks 1,742 out of 7,302Before her are Stanisław Wyspiański, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, William Carlos Williams, Joan Didion, Konstantin Ushinsky, and Peter Abrahams. After her are Banine, Gaius Julius Solinus, David Burliuk, Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, Edmond Hamilton, and Minamoto no Sanetomo.

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Among people born in 1446, Ippolita Maria Sforza ranks 5Before her are Pietro Perugino, Margaret of York, Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, and Alexander Agricola. After her are Francesco Botticini, and Charles IV of Anjou. Among people deceased in 1484, Ippolita Maria Sforza ranks 6Before her are Pope Sixtus IV, Saint Casimir, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, and Luigi Pulci. After her are Mino da Fiesole, Nicolas Froment, and Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ippolita Maria Sforza ranks 1,826 out of 5,161Before her are Ottavio Piccolomini (1599), Nicola Abbagnano (1901), Giacomo Manzù (1908), Giuseppe Bertello (1942), Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena (1593), and Boniface II, Marquis of Montferrat (1202). After her are Gaius Julius Solinus (400), Lucio Battisti (1943), Luca Toni (1977), Enrico Ferri (1856), Senesino (1686), and Ercole Consalvi (1757).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Ippolita Maria Sforza ranks 123Before her are Maria Valtorta (1897), Margherita Sarfatti (1880), Oswald von Wolkenstein (1377), Giovanni Battista Guarini (1538), Luigi Pulci (1432), and Archestratus (-350). After her are Gaius Julius Solinus (400), Tavo Burat (1932), Tonino Guerra (1920), Cangrande I della Scala (1291), Bartolomeo Platina (1421), and Philemon (-362).