Lisa del Giocondo

1479 - 1542

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Lisa del Giocondo (Italian pronunciation: [ˈliːza del dʒoˈkondo]; née Gherardini [ɡerarˈdiːni]; June 15, 1479 – July 15, 1542) was an Italian noblewoman and member of the Gherardini family of Florence and Tuscany. Her name was given to the Mona Lisa, her portrait commissioned by her husband and painted by Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance. Little is known about Lisa's life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lisa del Giocondo has received more than 2,261,618 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Lisa del Giocondo is the 7th most popular celebrity (down from 6th in 2019), the 296th most popular biography from Italy (up from 303rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Celebrity.

Lisa del Giocondo is most famous for being the subject of Leonardo da Vinci's painting Mona Lisa.

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Among celebrities, Lisa del Giocondo ranks 7 out of 184Before her are Wallis Simpson, Ötzi, Phineas Gage, Jeanne Calment, Kaspar Hauser, and Robert Wadlow. After her are Buffalo Bill, Lina Medina, Joseph Merrick, Simonetta Vespucci, Black Dahlia, and Millvina Dean.

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Among people born in 1479, Lisa del Giocondo ranks 3Before her are Joanna of Castile and Hafsa Sultan. After her are Vasili III of Russia, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Diego Columbus, Guru Amar Das, Peter Henlein, Ippolito d'Este, Francisco de Montejo, and Vallabha. Among people deceased in 1542, Lisa del Giocondo ranks 1After her are James V of Scotland, Catherine Howard, 2nd Dalai Lama, Hernando de Soto, Lapu-Lapu, Dosso Dossi, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford, Thomas Wyatt, Peter Henlein, Diego de Almagro II, and Girolamo Aleandro.

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Among people born in Italy, Lisa del Giocondo ranks 296 out of 4,088Before her are Vitus (290), Cesare Maldini (1932), Cosimo de' Medici (1389), Antonio da Correggio (1489), Gaius Cassius Longinus (-87), and Pope Innocent II (1100). After her are Christine de Pizan (1365), Pope Celestine I (400), Duccio (1255), Charles Borromeo (1538), Pope Liberius (310), and Pope Adeodatus I (570).


Among celebrities born in Italy, Lisa del Giocondo ranks 2Before her are Ötzi (-3345). After her are Simonetta Vespucci (1453), Rosalia Lombardo (1918), Cecilia Gallerani (1473), Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837), and Milena Miconi (1971).