John of Austria

1547 - 1578

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John of Austria (Spanish: Juan, German: Johann; 24 February 1547 – 1 October 1578) was an illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John of Austria has received more than 396,294 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). John of Austria is the 94th most popular military personnel (down from 93rd in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 335th in 2019) and the 20th most popular German Military Personnel.

John of Austria was a Spanish general who led the Spanish army to victory in the Battle of Lepanto.

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Among military personnels, John of Austria ranks 94 out of 1,466Before him are Albert Kesselring, Konstantin Rokossovsky, Walther von Brauchitsch, Desmond Doss, Hephaestion, and Tadeusz Kościuszko. After him are Stilicho, Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas, Hermann Hoth, Pancho Villa, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, and Subutai.

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Among people born in 1547, John of Austria ranks 2Before him is Miguel de Cervantes. After him are Claude of France, Justus Lipsius, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Stanisław Żółkiewski, Oichi, Sanada Masayuki, Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī, Mateo Alemán, and Rudolph Goclenius. Among people deceased in 1578, John of Austria ranks 2Before him is Mihrimah Sultan. After him are Sebastian of Portugal, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, Uesugi Kenshin, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Pierre Lescot, Sebastiano Venier, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Piali Pasha, and Giovanni Battista Moroni.

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Among people born in Germany, John of Austria ranks 243 out of 5,289Before him are Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), Valentinian II (371), Walther von Brauchitsch (1881), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), Eduard Buchner (1860), and Jupp Heynckes (1945). After him are Max von Laue (1879), Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden (1710), Franz Mesmer (1734), Ernst Jünger (1895), and Julius Streicher (1885).


Among military personnels born in Germany, John of Austria ranks 20Before him are Wilhelm Canaris (1887), Michel Ney (1769), Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (1800), Erich Hartmann (1922), Albert Kesselring (1885), and Walther von Brauchitsch (1881). After him are Hermann Hoth (1885), Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb (1876), Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742), Michael Wittmann (1914), Klaus Barbie (1913), and Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881).