Paolo Boi

1528 - 1598

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Paolo Boi (1528–1598) was an Italian chess player. He is considered to have been one of the greatest chess players of the 16th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paolo Boi has received more than 30,928 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Paolo Boi is the 7,333rd most popular politician (down from 6,269th in 2019), the 1,915th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,748th in 2019) and the 491st most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Paolo Boi ranks 7,333 out of 15,577Before him are Stefan Vojislav, Antalcidas, Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Nikos Sampson, Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland, and Beatrice of Bourbon, Queen of Bohemia. After him are Isaac Komnenos, Semiz Ali Pasha, Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, Landgravine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, Harold Holt, and John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1528, Paolo Boi ranks 9Before him are Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Archduchess Anna of Austria, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, Catharina van Hemessen, and Theodor de Bry. After him are Henri Estienne, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Andrey Kurbsky, Francisco Guerrero, Birbal, and Juan de Garay. Among people deceased in 1598, Paolo Boi ranks 11Before him are Abraham Ortelius, Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland, John George, Elector of Brandenburg, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Abdullah Khan II, and Theodor de Bry. After him are Henri Estienne, Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, Benito Arias Montano, and Adam Bohorič.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Boi ranks 1,915 out of 4,668Before him are Gerolama Orsini (1503), Giulio Alberoni (1664), Maria Salviati (1499), Riz Ortolani (1926), Nevio Scala (1947), and Eleanor of Anjou (1289). After him are Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia (null), Marino Marini (1901), Niccolò de' Niccoli (1365), Ottaviano Petrucci (1466), Tommaso Mocenigo (1343), and Gian Giacomo Trivulzio (1440).


Among politicians born in Italy, Paolo Boi ranks 491Before him are Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria (1852), Gaius Terentius Varro (-300), Alberic I of Spoleto (900), Roger of Salerno (1100), Gerolama Orsini (1503), and Giulio Alberoni (1664). After him are Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia (null), Tommaso Mocenigo (1343), Gian Giacomo Trivulzio (1440), Guido Cantelli (1920), Sextus Aelius Paetus Catus (-300), and Rodoald (626).