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Piero the Unfortunate

1472 - 1503

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Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici (15 February 1472 – 28 December 1503), called Piero the Fatuous or Piero the Unfortunate, was the lord of Florence from 1492 until his exile in 1494. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piero the Unfortunate has received more than 1,344,831 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Piero the Unfortunate is the 92nd most popular nobleman (up from 145th in 2019), the 581st most popular biography from Italy (up from 827th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Italian Nobleman.

Piero the Unfortunate is most famous for his frescoes in the chapel of San Francesco in Arezzo. The frescoes depict the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.

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Among noblemen, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 92 out of 842Before him are Raymond III, Count of Tripoli, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ismihan Sultan, John of Gaunt, William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, and Philippe of Belgium. After him are Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Roger I of Sicily, Albert I of Germany, and Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1472, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 3Before him are Lucas Cranach the Elder and Bianca Maria Sforza. After him are Fra Bartolomeo, Wang Yangming, Guidobaldo da Montefeltro, Simon of Trent, Marie of Luxembourg, Countess of Vendôme, Érard de la Marck, and Blanche of Montferrat. Among people deceased in 1503, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 4Before him are Pope Alexander VI, Pope Pius III, and Elizabeth of York. After him are Sophia Palaiologina, Margaret of York, Sten Sture the Elder, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, Bona of Savoy, George, Duke of Bavaria, Pierre d'Aubusson, and Giovanni Pontano.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 581 out of 4,668Before him are Marcello Lippi (1948), Saint Rosalia (1130), Giulio Romano (1499), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), Alcide De Gasperi (1881), and Pope Soter (120). After him are Domenico Cimarosa (1749), Gallienus (218), Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours (1479), Lucullus (-118), Umberto Nobile (1885), and Grazia Deledda (1871).

Among NOBLEMEN In Italy

Among noblemen born in Italy, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 9Before him are Marie de' Medici (1575), Ludovico Sforza (1452), Giuliano de' Medici (1453), Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771), Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541), and Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1549). After him are Gaius Caesar (-20), Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici (1360), Maria Goretti (1890), and Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444).