1620 - 1647

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Masaniello (Italian: [mazaˈnjɛllo], Neapolitan: [masaˈnjellə]; an abbreviation of Tommaso Aniello; 29 June 1620 – 16 July 1647) was an Italian fisherman who became leader of the revolt against the rule of Habsburg Spain in Naples in 1647. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masaniello has received more than 109,003 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Masaniello is the 6,604th most popular politician (up from 8,577th in 2019), the 1,818th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,079th in 2019) and the 468th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Masaniello ranks 6,604 out of 15,710Before him are Kim Kyu-sik, Trường Chinh, William Joyce, Sergei Bagapsh, Jānis K. Bērziņš, and Aretas III. After him are Salome I, Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia, Henry VII, Duke of Bavaria, Costas Simitis, Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Guru Tegh Bahadur.

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Among people born in 1620, Masaniello ranks 12Before him are Jean Picard, Pierre Puget, Miklós Zrínyi, Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, Abraham van Beijeren, and John Graunt. After him are Nicholas Mercator, Prince Georg Friedrich of Waldeck, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Isabella Leonarda, John Evelyn, and Matthew Hopkins. Among people deceased in 1647, Masaniello ranks 8Before him are Bonaventura Cavalieri, Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Matthias Gallas, Zhang Xianzhong, Peter Mogila, and Giovanni Lanfranco. After him are Sebastiaen Vrancx, Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Pietro Carrera, Christen Sørensen Longomontanus, and Matthew Hopkins.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Masaniello ranks 1,818 out of 4,088Before him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este (1781), Aurelio Peccei (1908), Bruno Munari (1907), Franco Battiato (1945), Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia (null), and Nicola Romeo (1876). After him are Fede Galizia (1578), Perctarit (645), Tavo Burat (1932), Niccolò de' Niccoli (1365), Giuseppe Terragni (1904), and Natalie of Serbia (1859).


Among politicians born in Italy, Masaniello ranks 468Before him are Alberic I of Spoleto (900), Servius Sulpicius Galba (-190), Roger III of Sicily (1175), Giulio Alberoni (1664), Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria (1852), and Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia (null). After him are Perctarit (645), Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma (1635), William of Modena (1184), Alfonso IV d'Este, Duke of Modena (1634), Galeazzo II Visconti (1320), and Susanna Agnelli (1922).