Bruno Sammartino

1935 - 2018

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Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino (October 6, 1935 – April 18, 2018) was an Italian-born American professional wrestler, best known for his work with the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF, now WWE). There, he held the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship (WWWF Heavyweight Championship during his second reign) for more than 11 years (4,040 days) across two reigns, the first of which is the longest single reign in the promotion's history at 2,803 days. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno Sammartino has received more than 3,461,946 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Bruno Sammartino is the 10th most popular wrestler (up from 16th in 2019), the 1,632nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,833rd in 2019) and the most popular Italian Wrestler.

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Among wrestlers, Bruno Sammartino ranks 10 out of 703Before him are Kane, Big Show, Masahiko Kimura, Antonio Inoki, John Cena, and Anton Geesink. After him are The Undertaker, Ric Flair, Isao Inokuma, Aleksandr Karelin, Dave Bautista, and El Santo.

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Among people born in 1935, Bruno Sammartino ranks 84Before him are Paul Goma, Lee Remick, Dominique Venner, Robert Silverberg, Valeri Kubasov, and Princess Elisabeth of Denmark. After him are Jerry Orbach, Monique Wittig, André Brink, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Jerry Fodor, and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. Among people deceased in 2018, Bruno Sammartino ranks 85Before him are Thomas A. Steitz, Joël Robuchon, Hayden White, Dorothy Malone, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, and Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza. After him are Aharon Appelfeld, Robert Faurisson, James Mirrlees, Belisario Betancur, Uri Avnery, and Robert Morris.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Bruno Sammartino ranks 1,632 out of 4,088Before him are Nino Manfredi (1921), Felice Gimondi (1942), Adaloald (602), Ratchis (800), Giuseppe Crespi (1665), and Galeria Valeria (300). After him are Francesco de' Rossi (1510), Hortense Mancini (1646), Benvenuto Tisi (1481), Enzo of Sardinia (1220), Bruno Maderna (1920), and Princess Alice of Parma (1849).

Among WRESTLERS In Italy

Among wrestlers born in Italy, Bruno Sammartino ranks 1After him are Antonino Rocca (1921), Ignazio Fabra (1930), Enrico Porro (1885), Angelo Parisi (1953), Lou Albano (1933), Ezio Gamba (1958), Vincenzo Maenza (1962), Giuseppe Maddaloni (1976), Andrea Minguzzi (1982), and Odette Giuffrida (1994).

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