Philip II, Duke of Savoy

1438 - 1497

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Philip II (5 February 1438 – 7 November 1497), surnamed the Landless, was the Duke of Savoy for a brief reign from 1496 to 1497. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip II, Duke of Savoy has received more than 154,083 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 30 in 2019). Philip II, Duke of Savoy is the 2,959th most popular politician (down from 2,681st in 2019), the 970th most popular biography from France (down from 886th in 2019) and the 225th most popular French Politician.

Philip II, Duke of Savoy, was a French nobleman who was the ruler of the duchy of Savoy from 1630 to 1637. He was the son of Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy and Margaret of France.

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Among politicians, Philip II, Duke of Savoy ranks 2,959 out of 19,576Before him are Mauricio Macri, Joseph Wirth, Emperor Taizu of Jin, Lucilla, Marcelo Caetano, and Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga. After him are Emperor Yuan of Han, Bartolomeo Colleoni, Leopold I, Duke of Austria, Archduke Ernest of Austria, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, and Berenice I of Egypt.

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Among people born in 1438, Philip II, Duke of Savoy ranks 3Before him are Radu cel Frumos, and Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia. After him are Sultan Husayn Bayqara, Melozzo da Forlì, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, Despina Khatun, James II of Cyprus, Margaret of Bourbon, and Edmund Beaufort. Among people deceased in 1497, Philip II, Duke of Savoy ranks 5Before him are Benozzo Gozzoli, Johannes Ockeghem, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, and John, Prince of Asturias. After him are Beatrice d'Este, Ishak Pasha, Anna Sforza, António de Noli, Benedetto da Maiano, Lê Thánh Tông, and Katherine Woodville, Duchess of Buckingham.

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In France

Among people born in France, Philip II, Duke of Savoy ranks 970 out of 6,770Before him are Karim Benzema (1987), Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Laura de Noves (1310), Thierry Henry (1977), Jules de Polignac (1780), and Jacques Demy (1931). After him are Christina of Lorraine (1565), Sophie of France (1734), Claude Perrault (1613), Pierre Janet (1859), Gaston Maspero (1846), and Juliette Récamier (1777).


Among politicians born in France, Philip II, Duke of Savoy ranks 225Before him are Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), Childebert III (678), Joan II, Countess of Burgundy (1292), André-Hercule de Fleury (1653), and Jules de Polignac (1780). After him are Christina of Lorraine (1565), Cardinal de Rohan (1734), Daniel Cohn-Bendit (1945), Charles III, Duke of Savoy (1486), Augustin Robespierre (1763), and Jean Casimir-Perier (1847).