Simonetta Vespucci

1453 - 1476

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Simonetta Vespucci (née Cattaneo; 1453 – 26 April 1476), nicknamed la bella Simonetta, was an Italian noblewoman from Genoa, the wife of Marco Vespucci of Florence and the cousin-in-law of Amerigo Vespucci. She was known as the greatest beauty of her age in Italy, and was allegedly the model for many paintings by Sandro Botticelli, Piero di Cosimo, and other Florentine painters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simonetta Vespucci has received more than 614,670 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Simonetta Vespucci is the 11th most popular celebrity (up from 12th in 2019), the 534th most popular biography from Italy (up from 581st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Celebrity.

Simonetta Vespucci was most famous for being the daughter of a Florentine merchant and a noblewoman. She was also married to Francesco del Giocondo, a wealthy Florentine silk merchant.

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Among celebrities, Simonetta Vespucci ranks 11 out of 184Before her are Kaspar Hauser, Robert Wadlow, Lisa del Giocondo, Buffalo Bill, Lina Medina, and Joseph Merrick. After her are Black Dahlia, Millvina Dean, Anna Anderson, Empress Michiko, Mary Mallon, and Monica Lewinsky.

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Among people born in 1453, Simonetta Vespucci ranks 3Before her are Giuliano de' Medici and Afonso de Albuquerque. After her are Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, Clarice Orsini, Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Andreas Palaiologos, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, and Margaret of Foix. Among people deceased in 1476, Simonetta Vespucci ranks 2Before her is Vlad the Impaler. After her are Regiomontanus, Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Jean II, Duke of Alençon, Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon, Frederick I, Elector Palatine, and Pietro Mocenigo.

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Among people born in Italy, Simonetta Vespucci ranks 534 out of 4,088Before her are Camillus de Lellis (1550), Anna Magnani (1908), Giovanni Falcone (1939), Pope Boniface VI (800), Charles III of Naples (1345), and Pope Soter (120). After her are Alberto Ascari (1918), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Publius Cornelius Scipio (-260), Pope Stephen III (720), Antonio Pigafetta (1492), and Pope Marinus I (830).


Among celebrities born in Italy, Simonetta Vespucci ranks 3Before her are Ötzi (-3345) and Lisa del Giocondo (1479). After her are Rosalia Lombardo (1918), Cecilia Gallerani (1473), Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione (1837), and Milena Miconi (1971).