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Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia

1666 - 1732

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Victor Amadeus II (Vittorio Amedeo Francesco; 14 May 1666 – 31 October 1732) was Duke of Savoy from 1675 to 1730. He also held the titles of Prince of Piedmont, Duke of Montferrat, Marquis of Saluzzo and Count of Aosta, Moriana and Nice. Louis XIV organised his marriage in order to maintain French influence in the Duchy, but Victor Amadeus soon broke away from the influence of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia has received more than 299,396 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia is the 1,774th most popular politician (down from 1,452nd in 2019), the 650th most popular biography from Italy (down from 577th in 2019) and the 116th most popular Italian Politician.

Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia is most famous for his involvement in the War of Spanish Succession. He was the Duke of Savoy and King of Sardinia.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia ranks 1,774 out of 15,577Before him are Kim Jong-un, Al-Musta'sim, Hyojong of Joseon, Aslan Maskhadov, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Albert I, Prince of Monaco. After him are Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, Urraca of León, Bảo Đại, Agathocles of Syracuse, Hor-Aha, and John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1666, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia ranks 2Before him is Ivan V of Russia. After him are Guru Gobind Singh, Sophia Dorothea of Celle, Stephen Gray, Maria Sophia of Neuburg, Marie Anne de Bourbon, Antonio Maria Valsalva, Odoardo Farnese, Hereditary Prince of Parma, Jean-Féry Rebel, Marie Thérèse de Bourbon, and Princess Henriëtte Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau. Among people deceased in 1732, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia ranks 1After him are Emperor Reigen, André Charles Boulle, Louis Marchand, Woodes Rogers, Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein, John Gay, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg, Marie Thérèse de Bourbon, and Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia ranks 650 out of 4,668Before him are Lino Ventura (1919), Conrad of Montferrat (1146), Luca Signorelli (1450), Dario Argento (1940), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), and Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1769). After him are Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), John William Waterhouse (1849), Cassiodorus (487), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), Theano (-600), and Pope Sergius II (800).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia ranks 116Before him are Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (1860), Desiderius (710), Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), Publius Clodius Pulcher (-90), Conrad of Montferrat (1146), and Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1769). After him are Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe (1749), Catherine Cornaro (1454), Marozia (890), and François Grimaldi (1201).