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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 227,494 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Altiero Spinelli is the 4,960th most popular politician (down from 4,894th in 2019), the 1,440th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,467th in 2019) and the 346th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Altiero Spinelli ranks 4,960 out of 15,577Before him are Eannatum, Jane Avril, Mstislav II of Kiev, Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, Æthelbald, King of Wessex, and Peter Stuyvesant. After him are Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Antoine Barnave, Constanze Manziarly, Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania, Vittorio Storaro, and Giuliano Amato.

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Among people born in 1907, Altiero Spinelli ranks 69Before him are Lars Ahlfors, Mahadevi Varma, Horia Sima, Giovanni Ferrari, James Meade, and Helmuth James von Moltke. After him are Sigvard Bernadotte, Chūya Nakahara, Leonor Fini, Charles Eames, Nicolaus von Below, and Ko Takamoro. Among people deceased in 1986, Altiero Spinelli ranks 59Before him are Ray Milland, Gunnar Björnstrand, Sterling Hayden, Juan Rulfo, Gusztáv Sebes, and Raimundo Orsi. After him are Marcel Dassault, Lilli Palmer, Megumu Tamura, Gabdulkhay Akhatov, Donna Reed, and Ernst Neufert.

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Among people born in Italy, Altiero Spinelli ranks 1,440 out of 4,668Before him are Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma (1889), Milo Manara (1945), Andrea Cesalpino (1519), Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta (1841), Tullio Levi-Civita (1873), and Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (1843). After him are Vittorio Storaro (1940), Giuliano Amato (1938), Leonardo Loredan (1436), Vincent Pallotti (1795), Michael Pacher (1435), and Authari (540).


Among politicians born in Italy, Altiero Spinelli ranks 346Before him are Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1538), Philippe Buonarroti (1761), Antonio Segni (1891), Pietro II Orseolo (961), Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta (1841), and Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (1843). After him are Vittorio Storaro (1940), Giuliano Amato (1938), Leonardo Loredan (1436), Authari (540), Amadeus II, Count of Savoy (1050), and Vittoria della Rovere (1622).