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Piero di Cosimo de' Medici

1416 - 1469

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Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, known as Piero the Gouty (Italian: Piero "il Gottoso"), (1416 – 2 December 1469) was the de facto ruler of Florence from 1464 to 1469, during the Italian Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici has received more than 1,447,705 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Piero di Cosimo de' Medici is the 1,124th most popular politician (up from 1,397th in 2019), the 463rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 564th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Italian Politician.

Piero di Cosimo de' Medici was a Florentine nobleman and a leading patron of the arts in the early 16th century. He is most famous for commissioning the paintings in the Sala dei Cento Giorni in the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.

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Among politicians, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici ranks 1,124 out of 15,577Before him are Jungjong of Joseon, Ur-Nammu, Eric Bloodaxe, Vidkun Quisling, Ilham Aliyev, and Wang Mang. After him are Idris of Libya, Albert II of Germany, William II of the Netherlands, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, and Mohammad Mosaddegh.

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Among people born in 1416, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici ranks 1After him are Christopher of Bavaria, Francis of Paola, Mara Branković, Benedetto Cotrugli, Qaitbay, and Margaret of Austria, Electress of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1469, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici ranks 2Before him is Filippo Lippi. After him are Yejong of Joseon, Moctezuma I, Filarete, Benedetto Cotrugli, Abu Sa'id Mirza, Niccolò de' Conti, and Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici ranks 463 out of 4,668Before him are Bohemond I of Antioch (1054), Pope Adrian III (800), Pope Benedict VII (910), Pope John XI (910), Pope John XVII (950), and Anna Magnani (1908). After him are Pope Lando (900), Pope Stephen III (720), Denis (210), Gaius Gracchus (-154), Pope Boniface III (540), and Elisabeth Farnese (1692).


Among politicians born in Italy, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici ranks 70Before him are Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Clara Petacci (1912), Petronius Maximus (396), Queen Paola of Belgium (1937), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), and Scipio Aemilianus (-185). After him are Gaius Gracchus (-154), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Brennus (-500), Conrad IV of Germany (1228), Francesco I Sforza (1401), and Lentulus Batiatus (-200).