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Armando Diaz

1861 - 1928

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Armando Diaz, 1st Duke della Vittoria, (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 271,784 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Armando Diaz is the 463rd most popular military personnel (down from 433rd in 2019), the 1,233rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,201st in 2019) and the 24th 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 463 out of 1,468Before him are José Sanjurjo, Jisaburō Ozawa, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Günther Korten, Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta, and Franz Böhme. After him are He Jin, Alfred Redl, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany, Richard Winters, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, and Eberhard von Mackensen.

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Among people born in 1861, Armando Diaz ranks 30Before him are José Rizal, Ranavalona III, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Anton Arensky, William Bateson, and Henry Gantt. After him are István Tisza, Nettie Stevens, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Pierre Duhem, Nikolay Zelinsky, and Luigi Facta. Among people deceased in 1928, Armando Diaz ranks 26Before him are Reinhard Scheer, Loie Fuller, Giovanni Giolitti, Li Yuanhong, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, and Álvaro Obregón. After him are Alexander Bogdanov, H. H. Asquith, Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden, Lala Lajpat Rai, Mauritz Stiller, and Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig.

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Among people born in Italy, Armando Diaz ranks 1,233 out of 4,668Before him are Gaius Asinius Pollio (-76), Adolfo Celi (1922), Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta (1869), Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417), Giulio Natta (1903), and Prince Henry of Battenberg (1858). After him are Radagaisus (400), Liliana Cavani (1933), Lucius Munatius Plancus (-87), Antipope Honorius II (1010), Stefano di Giovanni (1392), and Ascanio Sobrero (1812).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Armando Diaz ranks 24Before him are Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli (1856), Italo Gariboldi (1879), Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609), Luigi Cadorna (1850), Erasmo of Narni (1370), and Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta (1869). After him are Ugo Cavallero (1880), Giorgio Basta (1550), Giovanni Andrea Doria (1539), Hermocrates (-500), Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este (1781), and Roger of Lauria (1245).