Peter IV of Aragon

1319 - 1387

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Peter IV (Catalan: Pere IV; 5 September 1319 – 6 January 1387), called the Ceremonious (Catalan: el Cerimoniós), was from 1336 until his death the king of Aragon, Sardinia-Corsica, and Valencia, and count of Barcelona. In 1344, he deposed James III of Majorca and made himself King of Majorca. His reign was occupied with attempts to strengthen the crown against the Union of Aragon and other such devices of the nobility, with their near constant revolts, and with foreign wars, in Sardinia, Sicily, the Mezzogiorno, Greece, and the Balearics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter IV of Aragon has received more than 241,922 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Peter IV of Aragon is the 1,734th most popular politician (down from 1,591st in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Spain (up from 599th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Politician.

Peter IV of Aragon is most famous for his conquest of the Kingdom of Majorca in 1343.

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Among politicians, Peter IV of Aragon ranks 1,734 out of 15,577Before him are Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Conrad I of Germany, Bernie Sanders, Yun Posun, Emperor Huizong of Song, and Catherine Jagiellon. After him are Desiderius, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Hiero II of Syracuse, Hu Yaobang, Publius Clodius Pulcher, and Levi Eshkol.

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Among people born in 1319, Peter IV of Aragon ranks 2Before him is John II of France. After him are Charles, Duke of Brittany, Stephen II, Duke of Bavaria, Matteo II Visconti, and Theodoric of Prague. Among people deceased in 1387, Peter IV of Aragon ranks 2Before him is Charles II of Navarre. After him are Elizabeth of Bosnia, Olaf II of Denmark, Abraham Cresques, and Çandarlı Kara Halil Hayreddin Pasha.

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Among people born in Spain, Peter IV of Aragon ranks 142 out of 2,932Before him are Avempace (1080), Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482), Josemaría Escrivá (1902), Ibn Hazm (994), Paco Rabanne (1934), and Mariana Victoria of Spain (1718). After him are Inês de Castro (1325), Antipope Benedict XIII (1328), Queen Fabiola of Belgium (1928), John II of Aragon (1398), Pep Guardiola (1971), and Urraca of León (1081).


Among politicians born in Spain, Peter IV of Aragon ranks 49Before him are John II of Castile (1405), Ferdinand I of León (1016), Ferdinand I of Naples (1423), James II of Aragon (1267), Alfonso VIII of Castile (1155), and Almanzor (930). After him are John II of Aragon (1398), Urraca of León (1081), Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona (1913), Peter II of Aragon (1174), José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903), and Henry II of Castile (1334).