Piero the Unfortunate

1472 - 1503

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Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici (15 February 1472 – 28 December 1503), called 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 1,187,448 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Piero the Unfortunate is the 145th most popular nobleman (down from 141st in 2019), the 827th most popular biography from Italy (down from 794th in 2019) and the 16th 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 145 out of 843Before him are Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Judith of Bavaria, and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders. After him are Ramesses VIII, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Bertrada of Laon, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, and Ramesses X.

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Among people born in 1472, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 4Before him are Lucas Cranach the Elder, Fra Bartolomeo, and Bianca Maria Sforza. After him are Wang Yangming, Simon of Trent, Guidobaldo da Montefeltro, and Marie of Luxembourg, Countess of Vendôme. Among people deceased in 1503, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 5Before him are Pope Alexander VI, Pope Pius III, Elizabeth of York, and Sophia Palaiologina. After him are Margaret of York, Sten Sture the Elder, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, George, Duke of Bavaria, Bona of Savoy, Pierre d'Aubusson, and Giovanni Pontano.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Piero the Unfortunate ranks 827 out of 4,088Before him are Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Romano Prodi (1939), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), Faustina the Elder (105), Francis II of the Two Sicilies (1836), and Gian Maria Volonté (1933). After him are Fausta (289), Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351), Marie Joséphine of Savoy (1753), Marie Mancini (1639), Domenichino (1581), and Peter, King of Hungary (1011).

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