Altiero Spinelli

1907 - 1986

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Altiero Spinelli (31 August 1907 – 23 May 1986) was an Italian communist politician, political theorist and European federalist, referred to as one of the founding fathers of the European Union. A communist and militant anti-fascist in his youth, he spent 10 years imprisoned by the Fascist regime. Having grown disillusioned with Stalinism, he broke with the Italian Communist Party in 1937. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Altiero Spinelli has received more than 202,211 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Altiero Spinelli is the 4,900th most popular politician (down from 3,963rd in 2019), the 1,467th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,207th in 2019) and the 359th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Altiero Spinelli ranks 4,900 out of 15,710Before him are Jean-Pierre Boyer, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Boyko Borisov, Stanislav Kosior, Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus, and Mikheil Saakashvili. After him are Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Æthelred of Mercia, Ansegisel, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, and Peter II, Duke of Bourbon.

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Among people born in 1907, Altiero Spinelli ranks 75Before him are Emilie Schindler, Anne Desclos, Helmuth James von Moltke, Alexander R. Todd, Nicolaus von Below, and Lars Ahlfors. After him are Sigvard Bernadotte, Run Run Shaw, John Mauchly, Pierre Mendès France, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Giovanni Ferrari. Among people deceased in 1986, Altiero Spinelli ranks 60Before him are Raimundo Orsi, Juan Rulfo, Theodor Busse, Gunnar Björnstrand, Megumu Tamura, and Marcel Dassault. After him are Coluche, Gabdulkhay Akhatov, Ernst Neufert, Lilli Palmer, Alfredo Binda, and Sterling Hayden.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Altiero Spinelli ranks 1,467 out of 4,088Before him are Bernardo Rossellino (1409), Salvatore Giuliano (1922), Odoric of Pordenone (1286), Agostino Casaroli (1914), Scipione Borghese (1577), and Benedict the Moor (1526). After him are Francesco Gasparini (1668), Peter II of Sicily (1305), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (1822), and Pietro d'Abano (1250).


Among politicians born in Italy, Altiero Spinelli ranks 359Before him are Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria (1939), Aistulf (null), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia (1773), Lambert of Italy (880), Authari (540), and Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70). After him are Peter II of Sicily (1305), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Alberic II of Spoleto (911), Pietro II Orseolo (961), Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse (1926), and Giulio Douhet (1869).