Matthias Corvinus

1443 - 1490

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Matthias Corvinus, also called Matthias I (Hungarian: Hunyadi Mátyás, Romanian: Matei Corvin, Croatian: Matija/Matijaš Korvin, Slovak: Matej Korvín, Czech: Matyáš Korvín; 23 February 1443 – 6 April 1490), was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458 to 1490. After conducting several military campaigns, he was elected King of Bohemia in 1469 and adopted the title Duke of Austria in 1487. He was the son of John Hunyadi, Regent of Hungary, who died in 1456. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthias Corvinus has received more than 1,174,136 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Matthias Corvinus is the 270th most popular politician (down from 225th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Romania (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Romanian Politician.

Matthias Corvinus is most famous for his military success and his patronage of the arts.

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Among politicians, Matthias Corvinus ranks 270 out of 15,710Before him are Martin Bormann, Cleisthenes, George IV of the United Kingdom, Philippe Pétain, Babur, and Louis XVII of France. After him are Clara Zetkin, António de Oliveira Salazar, Edward V of England, Pompey, Elagabalus, and Wu Zetian.

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Among people born in 1443, Matthias Corvinus ranks 2Before him is Pope Julius II. After him are Donato Bramante, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Albert III, Duke of Saxony, Rodolphus Agricola, Magdalena of France, Girolamo Riario, Askia Mohammad I, Piero del Pollaiolo, Pedro Arias Dávila, and Edmund, Earl of Rutland. Among people deceased in 1490, Matthias Corvinus ranks 1After him are Carlo Crivelli, Charles I, Duke of Savoy, Laonikos Chalkokondyles, Geertgen tot Sint Jans, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Joanna, Princess of Portugal, and Catherine of Foix, Countess of Candale.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Matthias Corvinus ranks 4 out of 572Before him are Vlad the Impaler (1431), Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918), and Béla Bartók (1881). After him are Eugène Ionesco (1909), Alaric I (376), Stephen Báthory (1533), Tristan Tzara (1896), John Hunyadi (1407), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), and Mircea Eliade (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Matthias Corvinus ranks 2Before him are Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918). After him are Alaric I (376), Stephen Báthory (1533), John Hunyadi (1407), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Michael I of Romania (1921), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Béla Kun (1886), Vlad II Dracul (1395), and Carol II of Romania (1893).