John Corvinus

1473 - 1504

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John Corvinus (Hungarian: Corvin János, Croatian: Ivaniš Korvin, Romanian: Ioan Corvin; 2 April 1473 – 12 October 1504) was the illegitimate son of Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary, and his mistress, Barbara Edelpöck. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Corvinus has received more than 88,903 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). John Corvinus is the 3,479th most popular politician (up from 4,128th in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Hungary (up from 120th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Hungarian Politician.

John Corvinus was a Hungarian nobleman and a descendant of the Hunnic ruler Attila the Hun. He is most famous for his role in the attempted assassination of King Matthias I of Hungary in 1437.

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Among politicians, John Corvinus ranks 3,479 out of 15,710Before him are Bruno Kreisky, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Traian Băsescu, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Liuvigild. After him are Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Sinsharishkun, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Shirkuh, Shamshi-Adad V, and Oleg Penkovsky.

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Among people born in 1473, John Corvinus ranks 7Before him are Nicolaus Copernicus, Oruç Reis, James IV of Scotland, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Thomas Wolsey, and Georg von Frundsberg. After him are Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Cecilia Gallerani, Hans Burgkmair, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, and Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk. Among people deceased in 1504, John Corvinus ranks 5Before him are Isabella I of Castile, Stephen III of Moldavia, Filippino Lippi, and Philibert II, Duke of Savoy. After him are Frederick of Naples, Alvise Vivarini, and Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, John Corvinus ranks 98 out of 696Before him are Georg von Békésy (1899), John Harsanyi (1920), George Pólya (1887), Ágnes Heller (1929), Georg Solti (1912), and József Bozsik (1925). After him are Ferdinand Čatloš (1895), Gyula Grosics (1926), József Mindszenty (1892), György Cziffra (1921), Max Nordau (1849), and Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1831).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, John Corvinus ranks 36Before him are Ladislaus II of Hungary (1131), Đurađ Branković (1377), Géza, Grand Prince of the Hungarians (940), Irene of Hungary (1088), Violant of Hungary (1215), and János Áder (1959). After him are Ferdinand Čatloš (1895), Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1831), Pál Schmitt (1942), Bayan I (600), Archduke Joseph August of Austria (1872), and Mihály Károlyi (1875).