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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 98,567 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Corvinus is the 3,744th most popular politician (down from 3,474th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 98th in 2019) and the 41st 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 3,744 out of 15,577Before him are Valdemar, King of Sweden, Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Eric XI of Sweden, Al-Muntasir, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and Bertie Ahern. After him are Emperor Gong of Song, Latife Uşşaki, Emperor Seimu, Henry V, Duke of Bavaria, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, and Agis II.

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Among people born in 1473, John Corvinus ranks 9Before him are James IV of Scotland, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Thomas Wolsey, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, and Georg von Frundsberg. After him are Cecilia Gallerani, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Hans Burgkmair, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, and James III of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1504, John Corvinus ranks 6Before him are Isabella I of Castile, Stephen III of Moldavia, Filippino Lippi, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, and Frederick of Naples. After him are Pedro Berruguete, Alvise Vivarini, Eberhard II, Duke of Württemberg, Mauro Codussi, and Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, John Corvinus ranks 105 out of 866Before him are Piali Pasha (1515), Mihály Károlyi (1875), Katalin Karikó (1955), Ignác Goldziher (1850), József Bozsik (1925), and Ágnes Heller (1929). After him are Pál Teleki (1879), János Kornai (1928), Pál Schmitt (1942), George Pólya (1887), Stephen IV of Hungary (1133), and Gyula Grosics (1926).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, John Corvinus ranks 41Before him are Ladislaus II of Hungary (1131), Ferdinand Čatloš (1895), Ladislaus III of Hungary (1199), Döme Sztójay (1883), Piali Pasha (1515), and Mihály Károlyi (1875). After him are Pál Teleki (1879), Pál Schmitt (1942), Stephen IV of Hungary (1133), Archduke Joseph August of Austria (1872), István Tisza (1861), and George II Rákóczi (1621).