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Agnolo (Angelo) Ambrogini (14 July 1454 – 24 September 1494), commonly known by his nickname Poliziano (Italian: [politˈtsjaːno]; anglicized as Politian; Latin: Politianus), was an Italian classical scholar and poet of the Florentine Renaissance. His scholarship was instrumental in the divergence of Renaissance (or Humanist) Latin from medieval norms and for developments in philology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Poliziano has received more than 194,646 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Poliziano is the 636th most popular writer (up from 646th in 2019), the 790th most popular biography from Italy (down from 762nd in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Italian Writer.

Pietro Bembo, also known as Poliziano, was a humanist, poet, and scholar who was the secretary to Lorenzo de Medici. He is most famous for his translation of the Divine Comedy from Latin to Italian.

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Among writers, Poliziano ranks 636 out of 5,755Before him are Robert Ludlum, Ivan Franko, John Irving, Edward Bernays, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, and Vasubandhu. After him are Carlo Gozzi, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Curzio Malaparte, Edmond Rostand, Leo Africanus, and Stieg Larsson.

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Among people born in 1454, Poliziano ranks 4Before him are Amerigo Vespucci, Catherine Cornaro, and Pinturicchio. After him are Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania and Joanna of Aragon, Queen of Naples. Among people deceased in 1494, Poliziano ranks 6Before him are Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Hans Memling, Ferdinand I of Naples, and Gian Galeazzo Sforza. After him are Melozzo da Forlì, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Yuriy Drohobych, Giovanni Santi, Giosafat Barbaro, and Isabella of Scotland, Duchess of Brittany.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Poliziano ranks 790 out of 4,668Before him are Charles Martel of Anjou (1271), Lorenzo Lotto (1480), Peter, King of Hungary (1011), Italo Balbo (1896), Laura Bassi (1711), and Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1671). After him are Carlo Gozzi (1720), Herod Agrippa II (28), Curzio Malaparte (1898), Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Peter Lombard (1096), and Arnolfo di Cambio (1240).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Poliziano ranks 53Before him are Theocritus (-315), Dino Buzzati (1906), Salvatore Quasimodo (1901), Pietro Metastasio (1698), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), and Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749). After him are Carlo Gozzi (1720), Curzio Malaparte (1898), Andrea Camilleri (1925), Giosuè Carducci (1835), Giambattista Basile (1566), and Pietro Bembo (1470).