Vespasiano I Gonzaga

1531 - 1591

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Vespasiano I Gonzaga, Duke of Sabbioneta (6 December 1531 – 26 February 1591) was an Italian nobleman, diplomat, writer, military engineer and condottiero. He is remembered as a patron of the arts and the founder of Sabbioneta, a town in Lombardy designed according to the Renaissance principles of the "ideal city". He was born in Fondi, a Colonna fief in the southern Latium, the son of Isabella Colonna and the condottiero Louis Gonzaga, lord of Palazzolo, a member of a cadet branch of the House of Gonzaga, Dukes of Mantua. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vespasiano I Gonzaga has received more than 25,669 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Vespasiano I Gonzaga is the 429th most popular nobleman, the 1,834th most popular biography from Italy and the 48th most popular Italian Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Vespasiano I Gonzaga ranks 429 out of 843Before him are Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, Prince Nicholas of Romania, Louis, Duke of Vendôme, Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, and Marie Victoire de Noailles. After him are Infanta Amalia of Spain, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia, Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma, Ingegerd of Norway, and Henriette of Cleves.

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Among people born in 1531, Vespasiano I Gonzaga ranks 8Before him are Mohammad Khodabanda, António, Prior of Crato, Anna d'Este, James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Alonso Sánchez Coello, and Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg. After him is Bernardo Buontalenti. Among people deceased in 1591, Vespasiano I Gonzaga ranks 12Before him are Veronica Franco, Sen no Rikyū, Dmitry of Uglich, Jacobus Gallus, Christian I, Elector of Saxony, and Luis de León. After him is Jost Amman.

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Among people born in Italy, Vespasiano I Gonzaga ranks 1,834 out of 4,088Before him are Catherine of Bologna (1413), Vincenzo Coronelli (1650), Ettore Bastico (1876), Giovanni Baglione (1566), Carmine Crocco (1830), and Mario Corso (1941). After him are William of Modena (1184), Nedo Nadi (1894), Vincenzo Lancia (1881), Luigi Comencini (1916), Alfonso IV d'Este, Duke of Modena (1634), and Ottavio Bottecchia (1894).

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