Piero della Francesca

1415 - 1492

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Piero della Francesca (, also US: , Italian: [ˈpjɛːro della franˈtʃeska] (listen); c. 1415 – 12 October 1492), originally named Piero di Benedetto, 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 580,593 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Piero della Francesca is the 69th most popular painter (down from 63rd in 2019), the 205th most popular biography from Italy (down from 192nd in 2019) and the 18th 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 69 out of 1,428Before him are Georges Seurat, Giovanni Bellini, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Frans Hals, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Honoré Daumier. After him are Gustave Doré, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Henri Rousseau, Alfred Sisley, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, and Andrea Mantegna.

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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, Joanot Martorell, Jan Długosz, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Albert van Ouwater, John Argyropoulos, and Aristotele Fioravanti. Among people deceased in 1492, Piero della Francesca ranks 2Before him is Lorenzo de' Medici. After him are Pope Innocent VIII, Elizabeth Woodville, Jami, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Gülbahar Hatun, Antoine Busnois, Jaume Huguet, and Sonni Ali.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Piero della Francesca ranks 205 out of 4,088Before him are Enzo Ferrari (1898), Pope Alexander VIII (1610), Servius Tullius (-600), Adriano Celentano (1938), Juvenal (50), and Enrico Caruso (1873). After him are Giorgio Armani (1934), Pope Eugene IV (1383), Pope Clement XIII (1693), Pope Alexander VII (1599), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), and Pope Boniface IX (1350).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Piero della Francesca ranks 18Before him are Tintoretto (1518), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Fra Angelico (1400), Paolo Veronese (1528), Giorgione (1478), and Giovanni Bellini (1430). After him are Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Paolo Uccello (1475), Pietro Perugino (1446), Cimabue (1240), and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696).