Peter II of Sicily

1305 - 1342

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Peter II (1304 – 8 August 1342) was the King of Sicily from 1337 until his death, although he was associated with his father as co-ruler from 1321. Peter's father Frederick III of Sicily and his mother was Eleanor, a daughter of Charles II of Naples. His reign was marked by strife between the throne and the nobility, especially the old families of Ventimiglia, Palizzi and Chiaramonte, and by war between Sicily and Naples.Contemporaries regarded Peter as feeble-minded. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter II of Sicily has received more than 59,670 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter II of Sicily is the 4,912th most popular politician (down from 4,383rd in 2019), the 1,469th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,318th in 2019) and the 360th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Peter II of Sicily ranks 4,912 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro, Moses de León, and Wilhelm Stuckart. After him are Benny Gantz, Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena, William the Lion, Carl Bildt, Miroslav Filipović, and Jeong Mong-ju.

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Among people born in 1305, Peter II of Sicily ranks 4Before him are Abu Sa'id Bahadur Khan, Marie of Luxembourg, Queen of France, and Ashikaga Takauji. After him are Elizabeth of Poland, Queen of Hungary, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Germany, and Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1342, Peter II of Sicily ranks 5Before him are Pope Benedict XII, Charles I of Hungary, Marsilius of Padua, and Robert III of Artois. After him are Anna of Trebizond, Tini Beg, and Bartolomeo Gradenigo.

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Among people born in Italy, Peter II of Sicily ranks 1,469 out of 4,088Before him are Odoric of Pordenone (1286), Agostino Casaroli (1914), Scipione Borghese (1577), Benedict the Moor (1526), Altiero Spinelli (1907), and Francesco Gasparini (1668). After him are Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (1822), Pietro d'Abano (1250), Domenico di Pace Beccafumi (1486), and Vittorio Brambilla (1937).


Among politicians born in Italy, Peter II of Sicily ranks 360Before him are Aistulf (null), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia (1773), Lambert of Italy (880), Authari (540), Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70), and Altiero Spinelli (1907). After him are Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Alberic II of Spoleto (911), Pietro II Orseolo (961), Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse (1926), Giulio Douhet (1869), and Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies (1814).