Amadeo I of Spain

1845 - 1890

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Amadeo I (Italian: Amedeo Ferdinando Maria di Savoia; 30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890), also known as Amadeus, was an Italian prince who reigned as King of Spain from 1870 to 1873. The only king of Spain to come from the House of Savoy, he was the second son of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and was known for most of his life as the Duke of Aosta, the usual title for a second son in the Savoyard dynasty. He was elected by the Cortes Generales as Spain's monarch in 1870, following the deposition of Isabel II, and was sworn in the following year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amadeo I of Spain has received more than 1,066,112 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Amadeo I of Spain is the 852nd most popular politician (up from 996th in 2019), the 369th most popular biography from Italy (up from 421st in 2019) and the 54th most popular Italian Politician.

Amedeo I of Spain is most famous for his rule over the Kingdom of Italy. He was the son of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy and Maria Sofia of Austria. He was also the grandson of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and Empress Elisabeth of Bavaria.

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Over the past year Amadeo I of Spain has had the most page views in the with 181,850 views, followed by English (156,107), and Italian (72,587). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (309.85%), Ido (91.23%), and Wu Chinese (55.62%)


Among politicians, Amadeo I of Spain ranks 852 out of 19,576Before him are Viktor Orbán, Georges Clemenceau, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, and George II of Greece. After him are Antigonus I Monophthalmus, Jalal Talabani, Gordian III, Gwangjong of Goryeo, Barbara of Cilli, and Rudolf I of Germany.

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Among people born in 1845, Amadeo I of Spain ranks 9Before him are Ludwig II of Bavaria, Georg Cantor, George I of Greece, Gabriel Lippmann, Gabriel Fauré, and Élie Metchnikoff. After him are Carl Spitteler, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Nikola Pašić, and Edmond James de Rothschild. Among people deceased in 1890, Amadeo I of Spain ranks 7Before him are Vincent van Gogh, Heinrich Schliemann, Carlo Collodi, Sitting Bull, Gyula Andrássy, and William III of the Netherlands. After him are César Franck, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Joseph Merrick, Henri Nestlé, Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Richard Francis Burton.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amadeo I of Spain ranks 369 out of 5,161Before him are Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), Antonio Canova (1757), Pope Gregory IV (790), Pope Victor III (1027), Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718), and Pope Sergius II (800). After him are Pope Anastasius III (890), Pope Julius I (300), Gordian III (225), Pope Celestine IV (1200), Guido Reni (1575), and Antipope John XXIII (1370).


Among politicians born in Italy, Amadeo I of Spain ranks 54Before him are Giorgio Napolitano (1925), Aldo Moro (1916), Enrico Dandolo (1107), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Roger II of Sicily (1095), and Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751). After him are Gordian III (225), Cato the Younger (-95), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), Ancus Marcius (-675), Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519), and Petronius Maximus (396).