Benito Mussolini

1883 - 1945

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Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (Italian: [beˈniːto aˈmilkare anˈdrɛːa mussoˈliːni]; 29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who founded and led the National Fascist Party. He was Prime Minister of Italy from the March on Rome in 1922 until his deposition in 1943, and "Duce" of Italian Fascism from the establishment of the Italian Fasces of Combat in 1919 until his execution in 1945 by Italian partisans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benito Mussolini has received more than 19,369,710 page views. His biography is available in 138 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 137 in 2019). Benito Mussolini is the 19th most popular politician, the 13th most popular biography from Italy and the 3rd most popular Italian Politician.

Benito Mussolini was an Italian fascist dictator who is most famous for his involvement in World War II.

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Among politicians, Benito Mussolini ranks 19 out of 15,710Before him are Saladin, Jimmy Carter, Constantine the Great, Attila, Suleiman the Magnificent, and Hannibal. After him are Winston Churchill, Otto von Bismarck, Mao Zedong, Tutankhamun, Ulysses S. Grant, and Cicero.

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Among people born in 1883, Benito Mussolini ranks 2Before him is Franz Kafka. After him are John Maynard Keynes, Coco Chanel, Karl Jaspers, Walter Gropius, Joseph Schumpeter, Khalil Gibran, Anton Webern, Nikos Kazantzakis, Jaroslav Hašek, and Lev Kamenev. Among people deceased in 1945, Benito Mussolini ranks 2Before him is Adolf Hitler. After him are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Anne Frank, Heinrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels, Eva Braun, Béla Bartók, Martin Bormann, 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 4,088Before him are Archimedes (-287), Augustus (-63), Dante Alighieri (1265), Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), and Niccolò Machiavelli (1469). After him are Thomas Aquinas (1225), Giuseppe Verdi (1813), Cicero (-106), Commodus (161), Nero (37), and Giordano Bruno (1548).


Among politicians born in Italy, Benito Mussolini ranks 3Before him are Julius Caesar (-100) and Augustus (-63). After him are Cicero (-106), Commodus (161), Nero (37), Marcus Aurelius (121), Caligula (12), Pontius Pilate (-12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Tiberius (-42), and Mark Antony (-83).