Benito Mussolini

1883 - 1945

Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (Italian: [beˈniːto mussoˈliːni]; 29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party. He ruled Italy as the prime minister from 1922 to 1943; he constitutionally led the country until 1925, when he dropped the pretense of democracy and established a dictatorship. Mussolini inspired several totalitarian rulers, such as Adolf Hitler.Known as Il Duce ("The Leader"), Mussolini was the founder of Italian Fascism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benito Mussolini has received more than 12,687,609 page views. His biography is available in 137 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 19th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Benito Mussolini ranks 19 out of 14,801Before him are Jimmy Carter, Saladin, Tutankhamun, Cleopatra, David, and Hannibal. After him are Suleiman the Magnificent, Constantine the Great, Otto von Bismarck, Mao Zedong, Attila, and Cicero.

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Among people born in 1883, Benito Mussolini ranks 2Before him is Franz Kafka. After him are Coco Chanel, John Maynard Keynes, Karl Jaspers, Khalil Gibran, Walter Gropius, Joseph Schumpeter, Anton Webern, Nikos Kazantzakis, Jaroslav Hašek, and Victor Francis Hess. Among people deceased in 1945, Benito Mussolini ranks 2Before him is Adolf Hitler. After him are Anne Frank, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Heinrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels, Eva Braun, Martin Bormann, Béla Bartók, Fedor von Bock, Walter Model, and Anton Webern.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Benito Mussolini ranks 13 out of 3,282Before him are Archimedes (-287), Dante Alighieri (1265), Augustus (-63), Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), and Niccolò Machiavelli (1469). After him are Cicero (-106), Thomas Aquinas (1225), Giuseppe Verdi (1813), Virgil (-70), Nero (37), and Giordano Bruno (1548).