1534 - 1557

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Lautaro (Anglicized as 'Levtaru') (Mapudungun: Lef-Traru "swift hawk") (Spanish pronunciation: [lawˈtaɾo]; c. 1534 – April 29, 1557) was a young Mapuche toqui known for leading the indigenous resistance against Spanish conquest in Chile and developing the tactics that would continue to be employed by the Mapuche during the long-running Arauco War. Levtaru was captured by Spanish forces in his early youth, and he spent his teenage years as a personal servant of chief conquistador Pedro de Valdivia, but escaped in 1551. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lautaro has received more than 320,783 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Lautaro is the 531st most popular military personnel (up from 601st in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Chile (up from 20th in 2019) and the most popular Chilean Military Personnel.

Memorability Metrics

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lautaros by language

Over the past year Lautaro has had the most page views in the with 140,147 views, followed by English (37,473), and Italian (8,381). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (73.36%), Basque (70.67%), and Galician (34.41%)


Among military personnels, Lautaro ranks 531 out of 2,058Before him are Stepa Stepanović, Živojin Mišić, Jacques MacDonald, Pál Maléter, Creighton Abrams, and Cao Zhen. After him are Tamara Bunke, Callimachus, Henri de la Rochejaquelein, Julian, Count of Ceuta, Walter Rauff, and Saitō Hajime.

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Among people born in 1534, Lautaro ranks 10Before him are Myeongjong of Joseon, Joseph of Anchieta, Isaac Luria, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, and Guru Ram Das. After him are Abtai Sain Khan, Giovanni de' Bardi, Hans Bol, Setthathirath, Robert Garnier, and Zacharias Ursinus. Among people deceased in 1557, Lautaro ranks 11Before him are Pontormo, Bona Sforza, Mikael Agricola, Olaus Magnus, Sebastian Cabot, and Emperor Go-Nara. After him are Giovanni Francesco Straparola, Ferrante Gonzaga, Galvarino, Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Mohammed al-Shaykh, and John II, Count Palatine of Simmern.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Lautaro ranks 19 out of 321Before him are Claudio Arrau (1903), Violeta Parra (1917), Roberto Bolaño (1953), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), Elías Figueroa (1946), and Ricardo Lagos (1938). After him are Iván Zamorano (1967), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Leonel Sánchez (1936), Hugo Gunckel Lüer (1901), Luis Corvalán (1916), and Roberto Matta (1911).


Among military personnels born in Chile, Lautaro ranks 1After him are René Schneider (1913).