Marin Barleti

1450 - 1513

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Marin Barleti (Latin: Marinus Barletius, Italian: Marino Barlezio; c. 1450–1460 – c. 1512-1513) was a historian, humanist and Catholic priest from Shkodër. He is considered the first Albanian historian because of his 1504 eyewitness account of the 1478 siege of Shkodra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marin Barleti has received more than 126,445 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Marin Barleti is the 158th most popular historian (down from 149th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Albania (down from 29th in 2019) and the most popular Albanian Historian.

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Among historians, Marin Barleti ranks 158 out of 561Before him are Gottfried Achenwall, Peter Martyr d'Anghiera, Hisham ibn al-Kalbi, Edward Luttwak, Helmold, and Paisius of Hilendar. After him are Matthew of Edessa, Ibn al-Faqih, Arnold Toynbee, Hermann Abert, Ibn Wahshiyya, and E. P. Thompson.

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Among people born in 1450, Marin Barleti ranks 30Before him are Pedro Berruguete, Gaspar Corte-Real, Piero Soderini, Bartolomeo Montagna, Ercole de' Roberti, and Eleanor of Naples, Duchess of Ferrara. After him are John of Foix, Viscount of Narbonne, Yunus Pasha, Sikandar Lodi, Yuriy Drohobych, Adam Kraft, and Aelbrecht Bouts. Among people deceased in 1513, Marin Barleti ranks 8Before him are Pinturicchio, James IV of Scotland, John, King of Denmark, Şehzade Ahmet, Helena of Moscow, and Şehzade Korkut. After him is Anton Koberger.

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In Albania

Among people born in Albania, Marin Barleti ranks 34 out of 150Before him are Karl Thopia (1331), Haxhi Lleshi (1913), Fatos Nano (1952), Bamir Topi (1957), Kolë Idromeno (1860), and Ernest Simoni (1928). After him are Gjon Kastrioti (1400), Koca Davud Pasha (1401), Gjergj Fishta (1871), Bujar Nishani (1966), Dritëro Agolli (1931), and Sedefkar Mehmed Agha (1540).

Among HISTORIANS In Albania

Among historians born in Albania, Marin Barleti ranks 1After him are Aleks Buda (1910).