Virginia de' Medici

1568 - 1615

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Virginia de' Medici (29 May 1568 – 15 January 1615) was an Italian princess, a member of the House of Medici and by marriage Duchess of Modena and Reggio. Regent of the Duchy of Modena and Reggio during the absence of her husband, she was able to protect the autonomy of the city of Modena from the attacks of the local Podestà and Judge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virginia de' Medici has received more than 62,440 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Virginia de' Medici is the 5,983rd most popular politician (up from 6,201st in 2019), the 1,694th most popular biography from Italy and the 426th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Virginia de' Medici ranks 5,983 out of 15,710Before her are Gaius Antonius Hybrida, Friedrich Ebert Jr., Pyotr Rumyantsev, Hara Takashi, Ulpia Marciana, and Cunipert. After her are İsa Çelebi, Qapaghan Qaghan, Grimoald the Younger, Leo V, King of Armenia, Curtis LeMay, and Gaius Claudius Marcellus Minor.

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Among people born in 1568, Virginia de' Medici ranks 8Before her are Tommaso Campanella, Aloysius Gonzaga, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Wei Zhongxian, Adriano Banchieri, and Gunilla Bielke. After her are Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, Giuseppe Cesari, Michael Maier, Marino Ghetaldi, and Juan Martínez Montañés. Among people deceased in 1615, Virginia de' Medici ranks 7Before her are Margaret of Valois, Sanada Yukimura, Hans von Aachen, Giambattista della Porta, Toyotomi Hideyori, and Heo Jun. After her are Dom Justo Takayama, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Claudio Acquaviva, Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Adriaan van Roomen, and Marcantonio Memmo.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Virginia de' Medici ranks 1,694 out of 4,088Before her are Adela of Flanders (1065), Giuseppe Mercalli (1850), Battista Farina (1893), Catherine of Genoa (1447), Bobby Solo (1945), and Antipope Adalbert (1001). After her are Nicholas of Tolentino (1245), Michele Alboreto (1956), Pier Giorgio Frassati (1901), Antonius Felix (10), Laura Pausini (1974), and Fernando d'Ávalos (1489).


Among politicians born in Italy, Virginia de' Medici ranks 426Before her are Pippo Spano (1369), Leonardo Sciascia (1921), Infante Gabriel of Spain (1752), Francesco Farnese, Duke of Parma (1678), Hüma Hatun (1400), and Isabella of Savoy (1591). After her are Antonius Felix (10), Rothari (606), Wacho (500), Sergio Pininfarina (1926), Antipope Benedict X (1048), and Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano (1770).