Nikola IV Zrinski

1508 - 1566

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Nikola IV Zrinski or Miklós IV Zrínyi (Hungarian: Zrínyi Miklós, pronounced [ˈzriːɲi ˈmikloːʃ]; 1507/1508 – 7 September 1566), also commonly known as Nikola Šubić Zrinski (Croatian: [nǐkola ʃûbitɕ zrîːɲskiː]), was a Croatian nobleman and general, Ban of Croatia from 1542 until 1556, royal master of the treasury from 1557 until 1566, and a descendant of the Croatian noble families Zrinski and Kurjaković. During his lifetime the Zrinski family became the most powerful noble family in the Kingdom of Croatia. Zrinski became well known across Europe for his involvement in the Siege of Szigetvár (1566), where he heroically died stopping Ottoman Empire's Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent's advance towards Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikola IV Zrinski has received more than 115,106 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Nikola IV Zrinski is the 1,733rd most popular politician (up from 2,072nd in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Austria (up from 153rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular Austrian Politician.

Nikola IV Zrinski was a Croatian count and a military commander who led the Croatian-Hungarian rebellion against the Habsburgs.

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Among politicians, Nikola IV Zrinski ranks 1,733 out of 19,576Before him are Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, Shepseskaf, Seti II, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, and Ioannis Metaxas. After him are Karl Renner, Uesugi Kenshin, Galeazzo Ciano, Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator, Salome Zourabichvili, and Perseus of Macedon.

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Among people born in 1508, Nikola IV Zrinski ranks 4Before him are Andrea Palladio, Jane Seymour, and Humayun. After him are Pieter Aertsen, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Primož Trubar, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly, Marin Držić, Gemma Frisius, and Nicolás Monardes. Among people deceased in 1566, Nikola IV Zrinski ranks 5Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent, Nostradamus, Bartolomé de las Casas, and Diane de Poitiers. After him are Daniele da Volterra, Leonhart Fuchs, Louise Labé, Antonio de Cabezón, Sigismund von Herberstein, Margaret Paleologa, and Jan Sanders van Hemessen.

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Among people born in Austria, Nikola IV Zrinski ranks 118 out of 1,424Before him are Paul Feyerabend (1924), Karl von Frisch (1886), Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (1883), Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France (1554), Hans Asperger (1906), and Maria Josepha of Austria (1699). After him are Roman von Ungern-Sternberg (1886), Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865), Ivan Illich (1926), Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (1633), Helmut Berger (1944), and Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377).

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