Armando Diaz

1861 - 1928

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Armando Diaz, 1st Duke of the Victory, (5 December 1861 – 28 February 1928) was an Italian general and a Marshal of Italy. He is mostly known for his role as Chief of Staff of the Regio Esercito during World War I from November 1917. He managed to stop the Austro-Hungarian advance along the Piave River in the First Battle of Monte Grappa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Armando Diaz has received more than 201,149 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Armando Diaz is the 433rd most popular military personnel (down from 390th in 2019), the 1,201st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,095th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Armando Diaz is most famous for being the first person to conquer the peak of Mount Everest.

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Among military personnels, Armando Diaz ranks 433 out of 1,466Before him are Franz Böhme, John Hawkins, Otto von Below, Yu Jin, Zinovy Rozhestvensky, and Qi Jiguang. After him are Usama ibn Zayd, José Sanjurjo, Uqba ibn Nafi, Mikhail Kirponos, Karl Mack von Leiberich, and Mitsuru Ushijima.

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Among people born in 1861, Armando Diaz ranks 29Before him are Maximilian von Spee, Anton Arensky, Italo Svevo, William Bateson, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby. After him are Pierre Duhem, Henry Gantt, Michel Verne, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Ranavalona III, and Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal. Among people deceased in 1928, Armando Diaz ranks 26Before him are Stjepan Radić, Italo Svevo, Álvaro Obregón, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Ebenezer Howard, and H. H. Asquith. After him are Li Yuanhong, Giovanni Giolitti, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Mauritz Stiller, Pavel Axelrod, and Alexander Bogdanov.

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Among people born in Italy, Armando Diaz ranks 1,201 out of 4,088Before him are Andrea Dandolo (1306), Claudia de' Medici (1604), Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1533), Johnny Torrio (1882), Federico Zuccari (1539), and Enzo Bearzot (1927). After him are Norberto Bobbio (1909), Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391), Enrico De Nicola (1877), Giacomo Matteotti (1885), Francesco Morosini (1619), and Rafael Bombelli (1526).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Armando Diaz ranks 23Before him are Roger de Flor (1267), Titus Labienus (-100), Luigi Cadorna (1850), Italo Gariboldi (1879), Giovanni Messe (1883), and Emilio De Bono (1866). After him are Ugo Cavallero (1880), Hermocrates (-500), Giorgio Basta (1550), Roger of Lauria (1245), Ottavio Piccolomini (1599), and Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este (1781).