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Maximilian Sforza

1493 - 1530

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Maximilian Sforza (Italian: Massimiliano Sforza; 25 January 1493 – 25 May 1530) was a Duke of Milan from the Sforza family, the son of Ludovico Sforza. He was installed as a ruler of Milan in 1512 after the capture of Milan by the Holy League, supported by a Swiss militia led by Jakob Meyer zum Hasen. He ruled from 1512 to 1515, between the occupations of Louis XII of France (1500–1512), and Francis I of France in 1515. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maximilian Sforza has received more than 79,283 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Maximilian Sforza is the 162nd most popular nobleman (down from 152nd in 2019), the 860th most popular biography from Italy (down from 854th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Maximilian Sforza was a Duke of Milan and a member of the House of Sforza. He was the son of Francesco Sforza, and he is most famous for his failed attempt to retake Milan from Ludovico il Moro.

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Among noblemen, Maximilian Sforza ranks 162 out of 842Before him are Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Judith of Bavaria, Beatrice d'Este, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Isabella I of Jerusalem. After him are Germaine of Foix, Ramesses X, Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Ramesses IX, and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia.

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Among people born in 1493, Maximilian Sforza ranks 3Before him are Paracelsus and Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha. After him are Anne de Montmorency, William IV, Duke of Bavaria, Sten Sture the Younger, Olaus Petri, Tansen, Yamamoto Kansuke, Eleonora Gonzaga, Duchess of Urbino, Clarice de' Medici, and Nicolaus Olahus. Among people deceased in 1530, Maximilian Sforza ranks 6Before him are Babur, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Andrea del Sarto, Quentin Matsys, and Thomas Wolsey. After him are Joanna la Beltraneja, Pêro da Covilhã, Judah Leon Abravanel, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Konstanty Ostrogski, and Jacopo Sannazaro.

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Among people born in Italy, Maximilian Sforza ranks 860 out of 4,668Before him are Giuseppe Torelli (1658), Orazio Gentileschi (1563), Florianus (232), Titus Tatius (-800), Atia (-85), and Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases (1569). After him are Luigi Russolo (1885), Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus (-84), Beatrice of Naples (1457), Guercino (1591), Berengar II of Italy (900), and Angelo Sodano (1927).

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