Jean Parisot de Valette

1494 - 1568

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Fra' Jean "Parisot" de (la) Valette (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ paʁizo d(ə) (la) valɛt]; c. 4 February 1495 – 21 August 1568) was a French nobleman and 49th Grand Master of the Order of Malta, from 21 August 1557 to his death in 1568. As a Knight Hospitaller, joining the order in the Langue de Provence, he fought with distinction against the Turks at Rhodes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Parisot de Valette has received more than 341,445 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jean Parisot de Valette is the 2,068th most popular politician (down from 1,812th in 2019), the 706th most popular biography from France (down from 635th in 2019) and the 159th most popular French Politician.

Jean Parisot de Valette was a French nobleman and the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta. He led the knights in defending Malta from the Ottoman Empire in 1565.

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Over the past year Jean Parisot de Valette has had the most page views in the with 47,267 views, followed by French (14,390), and German (8,452). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (90.73%), Catalan (74.55%), and Occitan (62.16%)


Among politicians, Jean Parisot de Valette ranks 2,068 out of 19,576Before him are Alfonso II of Aragon, Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, François Ravaillac, Jotham of Judah, Kurt Daluege, and Michael VI Bringas. After him are Marie of Romania, Hyejong of Goryeo, Birger Jarl, Nogai Khan, Nabopolassar, and Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

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Among people born in 1494, Jean Parisot de Valette ranks 8Before him are Francis I of France, François Rabelais, Fuzûlî, Georgius Agricola, Pontormo, and Bona Sforza. After him are Leo Africanus, Rosso Fiorentino, Lucas van Leyden, William Tyndale, Hans Sachs, and Antonio de Mendoza. Among people deceased in 1568, Jean Parisot de Valette ranks 4Before him are Elisabeth of Valois, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, and Albert, Duke of Prussia. After him are Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Stanislaus Kostka, Sophie of Pomerania, Jacques Arcadelt, Andrés de Urdaneta, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, Christoph, Duke of Württemberg, and Nicolaus Olahus.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Parisot de Valette ranks 706 out of 6,770Before him are Pierre Loti (1850), Maurice Gamelin (1872), Pierre Bonnard (1867), Alexandre Millerand (1859), François Ravaillac (1578), and Jacques Maritain (1882). After him are Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729), Rudolph of France (890), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), David Guetta (1967), Madame Roland (1754), and Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490).


Among politicians born in France, Jean Parisot de Valette ranks 159Before him are Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Vincent Auriol (1884), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), Louise of Savoy (1476), Alexandre Millerand (1859), and François Ravaillac (1578). After him are Rudolph of France (890), Charles III, Duke of Bourbon (1490), Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754), Jean Sylvain Bailly (1736), and François Darlan (1881).