Pietro Andrea Mattioli

1501 - 1578

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Pietro Andrea Gregorio Mattioli (Italian: [ˈpjɛːtro anˈdrɛːa ɡreˈɡɔːrjo matˈtjɔːli]; 12 March 1501 – c. 1577) was a doctor and naturalist born in Siena. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pietro Andrea Mattioli has received more than 52,194 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Pietro Andrea Mattioli is the 162nd most popular physician (down from 154th in 2019), the 1,281st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,127th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Italian Physician.

Pietro Andrea Mattioli was a physician and botanist who is most famous for his work on the medicinal properties of plants.

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Among physicians, Pietro Andrea Mattioli ranks 162 out of 509Before him are Niels Kaj Jerne, Francis Peyton Rous, Francysk Skaryna, George Minot, Aretaeus of Cappadocia, and Maurice Bucaille. After him are Alan Hodgkin, Waldemar Hoven, Howard Florey, Joseph Calasanz, Andrea Cesalpino, and Carl von Rokitansky.

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Among people born in 1501, Pietro Andrea Mattioli ranks 5Before him are Anne Boleyn, Gerolamo Cardano, Pope Marcellus II, and Isabella of Austria. After him are Garcilaso de la Vega, Yi Hwang, Leonhart Fuchs, Sahib I Giray, Bairam Khan, Ivan Susanin, and Maurice Scève. Among people deceased in 1578, Pietro Andrea Mattioli ranks 10Before him are Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, Uesugi Kenshin, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Pierre Lescot, and Sebastiano Venier. After him are Piali Pasha, Giovanni Battista Moroni, Giulio Clovio, Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias, Marie Elisabeth of France, and Cornelis Cort.

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Among people born in Italy, Pietro Andrea Mattioli ranks 1,281 out of 4,088Before him are Antipope Christopher (900), Pietro Della Valle (1586), Vittorio Pozzo (1886), Dino Risi (1916), Valentino Rossi (1979), and Timaeus (-350). After him are Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (1490), Pompeius Strabo (-135), Lucius Munatius Plancus (-87), Lawrence of Brindisi (1559), Giovanni Bononcini (1670), and Juliana of Nicomedia (285).


Among physicians born in Italy, Pietro Andrea Mattioli ranks 11Before him are Marcello Malpighi (1628), Francesco Redi (1626), Bernardino of Siena (1380), Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608), Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723), and Peter Damian (1007). After him are Andrea Cesalpino (1519), Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682), Bernardino Ramazzini (1633), Hieronymus Fabricius (1533), Trota of Salerno (1001), and Carlo Urbani (1956).