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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 was 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 78,968 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Peter II of Sicily is the 4,621st most popular politician (up from 4,905th in 2019), the 1,355th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,469th in 2019) and the 319th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Peter II of Sicily ranks 4,621 out of 15,577Before him are Nicholas J. Spykman, Janet Yellen, Kersti Kaljulaid, Louis I, Count of Flanders, Khabul Khan, and Franz Ritter von Epp. After him are Sahib I Giray, Takelot II, Abu Yaqub Yusuf, Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Gaius Calpurnius Piso.

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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, Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria, and Beatrice of Luxembourg. 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, Bartolomeo Gradenigo, and Joan of Valois, Countess of Hainaut.

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Among people born in Italy, Peter II of Sicily ranks 1,355 out of 4,668Before him are Cornelius Gallus (-69), Antonio Lotti (1667), Zucchero Fornaciari (1955), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), Baldassare Longhena (1596), and Vittorino da Feltre (1378). After him are Luca Marenzio (1553), Agostino Casaroli (1914), Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870), Beppe Grillo (1948), Lella Lombardi (1941), and Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (340).


Among politicians born in Italy, Peter II of Sicily ranks 319Before him are Lambert of Italy (880), Louis II, Elector of Brandenburg (1328), Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1466), Giovanni Leone (1908), Quintus Hortensius (-114), and Agrippa Postumus (-12). After him are Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870), Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (340), Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies (1814), Luigi Facta (1861), Enrico Berlinguer (1922), and Mario Beccaria (1920).