Luis Ramírez de Lucena

1475 - 1530

Luis Ramírez de Lucena

Luis Ramírez de Lucena (c. 1465 – c. 1530) was a Spanish chess player who published the first still-existing chess book. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luis Ramírez de Lucena has received more than 22,654 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 36th most popular chess player.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among chess players, Luis Ramírez de Lucena ranks 36 out of 256Before him are David Bronstein, Savielly Tartakower, Mikhail Chigorin, Gioachino Greco, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, and Judit Polgár. After him are Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, Efim Bogoljubov, László Szabó, Howard Staunton, Pedro Damiano, and Andor Lilienthal.

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Among people born in 1475, Luis Ramírez de Lucena ranks 11Before him are Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Diego de Almagro, Beatrice d'Este, Bernardino Luini, Sebastiano Serlio, and Afonso, Prince of Portugal. After him are Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, Maximus the Greek, and Jan Mostaert. Among people deceased in 1530, Luis Ramírez de Lucena ranks 11Before him are Joanna la Beltraneja, Maximilian Sforza, Thomas Wolsey, Pêro da Covilhã, Judah Leon Abravanel, and Jacopo Sannazaro. After him are Bramantino and Properzia de' Rossi.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Luis Ramírez de Lucena ranks 491 out of 1,895Before him are Sebastián de Belalcázar (1480), Witteric (570), Samuel ibn Naghrillah (993), Aurelius of Asturias (740), Paulo da Gama (1465), and Cristóbal de Morales (1600). After him are Joaquín Turina (1882), Ferrer Bassa (1285), Antonio de Cabezón (1510), Luis de Molina (1535), Gaspar Sanz (1640), and Reccared II (650).


Among chess players born in Spain, Luis Ramírez de Lucena ranks 2Before him are Ruy López de Segura (1530). After him are Francisco Vallejo Pons (1982).

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