Philibert II, Duke of Savoy

1480 - 1504

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Philibert II (10 April 1480 – 10 September 1504), nicknamed the Handsome or the Good, was the Duke of Savoy from 1497 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philibert II, Duke of Savoy has received more than 129,301 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 27 in 2019). Philibert II, Duke of Savoy is the 2,849th most popular politician (down from 2,747th in 2019), the 935th most popular biography from France (down from 910th in 2019) and the 215th most popular French Politician.

Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, is most famous for his victory over the French at the Battle of St. Quentin in 1557.

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Among politicians, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy ranks 2,849 out of 19,576Before him are Joseph Babinski, Felipe González, Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Gerard de Ridefort, and Vuk Branković. After him are Netjerkare Siptah, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, Francisco de Almeida, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Charles the Younger, and Canute Lavard.

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Among people born in 1480, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy ranks 9Before him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Matthias Grünewald, Albrecht Altdorfer, Johann Georg Faust, Lorenzo Lotto, and Joachim Patinir. After him are Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, Palma Vecchio, Dosso Dossi, Gazi Husrev-beg, and Pier Gerlofs Donia. Among people deceased in 1504, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy ranks 4Before him are Isabella I of Castile, Stephen III of Moldavia, and Filippino Lippi. After him are John Corvinus, Frederick of Naples, Pedro Berruguete, Alvise Vivarini, Eberhard II, Duke of Württemberg, Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo, Mauro Codussi, and Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby.

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In France

Among people born in France, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy ranks 935 out of 6,770Before him are Georges Bernanos (1888), Rosa Bonheur (1822), Manu Chao (1961), Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), Joseph Babinski (1857), and Jacques de Vaucanson (1709). After him are François Christophe de Kellermann (1735), Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno (1764), Christian Clavier (1952), Pierre Méchain (1744), Maria Malibran (1808), and Carole Bouquet (1957).


Among politicians born in France, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy ranks 215Before him are John I of Aragon (1350), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), Chilperic I (539), Louis Barthou (1862), and Joseph Babinski (1857). After him are Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (1401), Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011), Guillaume de Nogaret (1260), Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), and Childebert III (678).