Piero della Francesca

1415 - 1492

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Piero della Francesca (, US also , Italian: [ˈpjɛːro della franˈtʃeska] ; né Piero di Benedetto; c. 1415 – 12 October 1492) was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. To contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and geometer. Nowadays Piero della Francesca is chiefly appreciated for his art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piero della Francesca has received more than 847,450 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Piero della Francesca is the 71st most popular painter (down from 67th in 2019), the 226th most popular biography from Italy (down from 224th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Italian Painter.

Piero della Francesca is most famous for his frescoes and paintings in the city of Arezzo.

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Among painters, Piero della Francesca ranks 71 out of 2,023Before him are Francis Bacon, Frans Hals, Georges Seurat, Henri Rousseau, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. After him are Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Ilya Repin, Francisco de Zurbarán, Cimabue, and Gustave Doré.

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Among people born in 1415, Piero della Francesca ranks 1After him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Dieric Bouts, Vasily II of Moscow, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Jan Długosz, Joanot Martorell, John Argyropoulos, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Albert van Ouwater, Aristotele Fioravanti, and John II, Count of Nevers. Among people deceased in 1492, Piero della Francesca ranks 3Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici, and Pope Innocent VIII. After him are Jami, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Elizabeth Woodville, Gülbahar Hatun, Beatrice of Silva, Antoine Busnois, Sonni Ali, Jaume Huguet, and Christina Abrahamsdotter.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Piero della Francesca ranks 226 out of 5,161Before him are Agnes of Rome (291), Otho (32), Pope Eugene IV (1383), Pope Marcellus II (1501), Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), and Pope Pelagius I (505). After him are Pope Clement X (1590), Pope Benedict XI (1240), Pope Benedict VIII (980), Luchino Visconti (1906), Pope Boniface I (370), and Pope Celestine III (1106).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Piero della Francesca ranks 20Before him are Andrea Mantegna (1431), Fra Angelico (1400), Giorgione (1478), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), and Giovanni Bellini (1430). After him are Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696), Cimabue (1240), Canaletto (1697), Pietro Perugino (1446), Duccio (1255), and Paolo Uccello (1475).