Paolo Giovio

1483 - 1552

Paolo Giovio

Paolo Giovio (also spelled Paulo Jovio; Latin: Paulus Jovius; 19 April 1483 – 11 December 1552) was an Italian physician, historian, biographer, and prelate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paolo Giovio has received more than 43,693 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 822nd most popular religious figure.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Paolo Giovio ranks 822 out of 2,001Before him are Barbara Blomberg, Angela of Foligno, John of Leiden, Antipope Laurentius, Yasuke, and Abd Manaf ibn Qusai. After him are Melania the Younger, Zephaniah, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Juliana of Nicomedia, Basilides, and Zeno of Verona.

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Among people born in 1483, Paolo Giovio ranks 7Before him are Martin Luther, Raphael, Babur, Francesco Guicciardini, Ayas Mehmed Pasha, and Francisco de Vitoria. After him are Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Gasparo Contarini, and Nicolaus von Amsdorf. Among people deceased in 1552, Paolo Giovio ranks 4Before him are Francis Xavier, Katharina von Bora, and Sebastian Münster. After him are Basil Fool for Christ, Olaus Petri, Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, Petrus Apianus, Andreas Osiander, Antonio de Mendoza, and Guru Angad.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Giovio ranks 1,176 out of 3,282Before him are Maria Theresa of Savoy (1756), Chiara Lubich (1920), Gnaeus Pompeius (-80), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Louis I of Etruria (1773), and Lorenzo Costa (1460). After him are Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Melania the Younger (383), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Lambert of Italy (880), Juliana of Nicomedia (285), and Matteo Carcassi (1792).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Paolo Giovio ranks 276Before him are Arnold of Brescia (1100), Giuseppe Moscati (1880), Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788), Peter of Verona (1206), and Angela of Foligno (1248). After him are Melania the Younger (383), Juliana of Nicomedia (285), Veronica Giuliani (1660), Gianna Beretta Molla (1922), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), and Rose of Viterbo (1233).

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