John Hunyadi

1407 - 1456

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John Hunyadi (Hungarian: Hunyadi János, Serbian: Сибињанин Јанко / Sibinjanin Janko, Romanian: Ioan de Hunedoara; c. 1406 – 11 August 1456) was a leading Hungarian military and political figure in Central and Southeastern Europe during the 15th century. According to most contemporary sources, he was the member of a noble family of Wallachian ancestry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hunyadi has received more than 840,047 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. John Hunyadi is the 536th most popular politician (down from 365th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Romania (down from 6th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Romanian Politician.

John Hunyadi is most famous for defending Hungary from the Ottoman Empire.

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Among politicians, John Hunyadi ranks 536 out of 15,710Before him are Leopold III of Belgium, Rudolf I of Germany, Maximian, Manuel I Komnenos, Zhou Enlai, and Louis I of Hungary. After him are Augustus II the Strong, Frederick William III of Prussia, Osman III, Yongzheng Emperor, Aurelian, and Mustafa III.

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Among people born in 1407, John Hunyadi ranks 1After him are Lorenzo Valla, Esen Taishi, Demetrios Palaiologos, Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon, Bartolomeo Bon, and Ashikaga Yoshikazu. Among people deceased in 1456, John Hunyadi ranks 1After him are John of Capistrano, Đurađ Branković, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Charles I, Duke of Bourbon, Vladislav II of Wallachia, Jacques Cœur, and Juan de Mena.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, John Hunyadi ranks 9 out of 572Before him are Béla Bartók (1881), Matthias Corvinus (1443), Eugène Ionesco (1909), Alaric I (376), Stephen Báthory (1533), and Tristan Tzara (1896). After him are Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Mircea Eliade (1907), Johnny Weissmuller (1904), Michael I of Romania (1921), and Béla IV of Hungary (1206).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, John Hunyadi ranks 5Before him are Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918), Matthias Corvinus (1443), Alaric I (376), and Stephen Báthory (1533). After him are Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Michael I of Romania (1921), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Béla Kun (1886), Vlad II Dracul (1395), and Carol II of Romania (1893).