Nikola IV Zrinski

1508 - 1566

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Nikola Šubić Zrinski (Croatian pronunciation: [nǐkɔla ʃûbitɕ zrîːɲskiː]), (15 July 1508 – 7 September 1566), also commonly known as Nikola IV Zrinski or Miklós IV Zrínyi (Hungarian: Zrínyi Miklós, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈzriːɲi ˈmikloːʃ]) 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 42,189 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Nikola IV Zrinski is the 2,044th most popular politician (up from 2,093rd in 2019), the 154th most popular biography from Austria (down from 151st in 2019) and the 48th 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 2,044 out of 15,710Before him are Euric, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Karl Radek, Guillaume de Nogaret, Joseph McCarthy, and Astyanax. After him are John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Cleopatra VI of Egypt, Amenemhat IV, Hans Luther, and Emperor Renzong of Song.

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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, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, Primož Trubar, Marin Držić, Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly, and Gemma Frisius. Among people deceased in 1566, Nikola IV Zrinski ranks 5Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent, Nostradamus, Diane de Poitiers, and Bartolomé de las Casas. After him are Daniele da Volterra, Louise Labé, Leonhart Fuchs, Antonio de Cabezón, Sigismund von Herberstein, Johannes Agricola, and Lambert Lombard.

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Among people born in Austria, Nikola IV Zrinski ranks 154 out of 1,075Before him are Józef Poniatowski (1763), Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (1573), Alois Brunner (1912), Heinz Fischer (1938), Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), and Hans Asperger (1906). After him are Dietrich Mateschitz (1944), Michael Haydn (1737), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (1751), Hermann Oberth (1894), and Hermann Broch (1886).

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