Isabella d'Este

1474 - 1539

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Isabella d'Este (19 May 1474 – 13 February 1539) was Marchioness of Mantua and one of the leading women of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural and political figure. She was a patron of the arts as well as a leader of fashion, whose innovative style of dressing was copied by women throughout Italy and at the French court. The poet Ariosto labeled her as the "liberal and magnanimous Isabella", while author Matteo Bandello described her as having been "supreme among women". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isabella d'Este has received more than 490,545 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Isabella d'Este is the 124th most popular nobleman (down from 120th in 2019), the 753rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 693rd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Isabella d'este was a woman who was born in Italy during the 15th century. She was the daughter of Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, and Eleanor of Naples. Isabella became the Duchess of Ferrara after her father died in 1505. She married Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, and they had eight children together.

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Among noblemen, Isabella d'Este ranks 124 out of 843Before her are Pyotr Wrangel, Ramesses VII, Prince Vincent of Denmark, Chlodomer, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, and Avidius Cassius. After her are Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Miguel I of Portugal, Béla II of Hungary, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia.

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Among people born in 1474, Isabella d'Este ranks 3Before her are Ludovico Ariosto and Angela Merici. After her are Giulia Farnese, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, Mariotto Albertinelli, Juan Diego, Tuman bay II, Perkin Warbeck, Frederick of Saxony, and Lorenzo Campeggio. Among people deceased in 1539, Isabella d'Este ranks 3Before her are Isabella of Portugal and Guru Nanak. After her are Ayas Mehmed Pasha, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Ferdinand Columbus, George, Duke of Saxony, Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Elizabeth Blount, Ottaviano Petrucci, John III, Duke of Cleves, and Pierre Gringore.

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Among people born in Italy, Isabella d'Este ranks 753 out of 4,088Before her are Gianni Agnelli (1921), Tarcisius (263), Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150), Pope Leo VI (914), Odilo Globočnik (1904), and Lucilla (150). After her are Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Pope Benedict IV (860), Carlo Gozzi (1720), Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (1860), Pope Stephen VII (850), and Andrew III of Hungary (1265).

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