Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua

1594 - 1627

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Vincenzo II Gonzaga (8 February 1594 – 25 December 1627) was Duke of Mantua and Duke of Montferrat from 1626 until his death. Vincenzo was the son of Duke Vincent I and Eleonora de' Medici and inherited the duchy upon the death of his elder brother Ferdinand, receiving the imperial investiture on 8 February 1627. He received a cardinalate in 1615 upon Ferdinando's succession, but did not travel to Rome to receive the red hat; the following year he married his relative Isabella Gonzaga, daughter of Alfonso Gonzaga, Count of Novellara, and the pope deprived him of his cardinalate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua has received more than 52,908 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 17 in 2019). Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua is the 594th most popular nobleman (up from 603rd in 2019), the 2,171st most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,111th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Italian Nobleman.

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Among people born in 1594, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua ranks 10Before him are Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, Clara Peeters, César, Duke of Vendôme, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, and Ngawang Namgyal. After him are Cornelis van Poelenburgh, John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Frederick V, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Vincenzo Carafa, and Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp. Among people deceased in 1627, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua ranks 13Before him are Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, Francesco Maria del Monte, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Juan Sánchez Cotán, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, and Olivier van Noort. After him are Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Christina of Salm, Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Jan Gruter, Guðbrandur Þorláksson, and Julius Schiller.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua ranks 2,171 out of 5,161Before him are Lorenzo Bartolini (1777), Frédéric Ozanam (1813), William II, Duke of Apulia (1095), Alfenus Varus (-100), Catherine of Ricci (1522), and Girolamo Priuli (1486). After him are Titus Lartius (-600), Fabiola Gianotti (1960), Lina Cavalieri (1874), Mitja Ribičič (1919), Ottaviano Petrucci (1466), and Leopold, Prince of Salerno (1790).

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