Roger de Flor

1267 - 1305

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Roger de Flor (1267 – 30 April 1305), also known as Ruggero/Ruggiero da Fiore or Rutger von Blum or Ruggero Flores, was an Italian military adventurer and condottiere active in Aragonese Sicily, Italy, and the Byzantine Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger de Flor has received more than 144,976 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Roger de Flor is the 320th most popular military personnel (up from 332nd in 2019), the 936th most popular biography from Italy (up from 981st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Military Personnel.

Roger de Flor was a Spanish pirate who is most famous for his raids on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola in the 1560s.

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Among military personnels, Roger de Flor ranks 320 out of 1,468Before him are Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Jacques MacDonald, Nearchus, Kirill Meretskov, Bahram Chobin, and Charles François Dumouriez. After him are Walther Wenck, Ivan Paskevich, Iwane Matsui, Sanada Yukimura, Hugo Sperrle, and Shoichi Yokoi.

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Among people born in 1267, Roger de Flor ranks 3Before him are Giotto and James II of Aragon. After him are Emperor Go-Uda and Rainier I of Monaco, Lord of Cagnes. Among people deceased in 1305, Roger de Flor ranks 5Before him are William Wallace, Joan I of Navarre, Wenceslaus II of Bohemia, and John IV Laskaris. After him are Guy, Count of Flanders, Nicholas of Tolentino, Moses de León, Jean de Meun, Roger of Lauria, Maximus Planudes, and Blanche of France, Duchess of Austria.

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Among people born in Italy, Roger de Flor ranks 936 out of 4,668Before him are Francesca Caccini (1587), Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522), Francesco Melzi (1491), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Antipope Clement III (1025), and Mina (1940). After him are John Singer Sargent (1856), Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667), Hormizd I (250), Sextus Pompey (-67), Italo Svevo (1861), and Baldassare Peruzzi (1481).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Roger de Flor ranks 15Before him are Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Gaius Claudius Glaber (-200), Sejanus (-20), Federico da Montefeltro (1422), Italo Balbo (1896), and Emilio De Bono (1866). After him are Titus Labienus (-100), Giovanni Messe (1883), Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli (1856), Italo Gariboldi (1879), Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609), and Luigi Cadorna (1850).