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Janus Pannonius

1434 - 1472

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Janus Pannonius (Latin: Ioannes Pannonius, Croatian: Ivan Česmički, Hungarian: Csezmiczei János or Kesencei János; 29 August 1434 – 27 March 1472) was a Hungarian Latinist, poet, diplomat and Bishop of Pécs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janus Pannonius has received more than 75,991 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Janus Pannonius is the 2,244th most popular writer (down from 2,120th in 2019), the 237th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 218th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Hungarian Writer.

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Among writers, Janus Pannonius ranks 2,244 out of 5,755Before him are Uhwudong, Ernst von Salomon, Leopoldo Alas, Germaine Greer, Karlheinz Deschner, and Richard Ford. After him are Inger Christensen, Zeb-un-Nissa, Udo Lindenberg, Valentin Kataev, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, and Akaki Tsereteli.

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Among people born in 1434, Janus Pannonius ranks 6Before him are Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress, Michael Wolgemut, Yolande of Valois, Charles II, Duke of Bourbon, and Antonio Grimani. After him are Constantine Lascaris, Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, and Mary of Guelders. Among people deceased in 1472, Janus Pannonius ranks 9Before him are Basilios Bessarion, Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, Nezahualcoyotl, Gaston IV, Count of Foix, Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg. After him are George of Trebizond and John Vitéz.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Janus Pannonius ranks 237 out of 866Before him are Franz Alexander (1891), Stephan Burián von Rajecz (1851), Prince Álmos (1070), Marta Eggerth (1912), Ferenc Plattkó (1898), and Princess Maria Antonia Koháry (1797). After him are József Antall (1932), Kató Lomb (1909), Gyula Benczúr (1844), Thomas Szasz (1920), Miklós Németh (1948), and Frigyes Karinthy (1887).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Janus Pannonius ranks 22Before him are Attila József (1905), Hannah Szenes (1921), Mór Jókai (1825), Viktor Barna (1911), György Konrád (1933), and Miloš Crnjanski (1893). After him are Kató Lomb (1909), Frigyes Karinthy (1887), Péter Esterházy (1950), Miklós Radnóti (1909), Béla Király (1912), and Anton Bernolák (1762).