Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour

1810 - 1861

Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour

Camillo Paolo Filippo Giulio Benso, Count of Cavour, Isolabella and Leri (10 August 1810 – 6 June 1861), generally known as Cavour ( kə-VOOR, Italian: [kaˈvur]), was an Italian statesman and a leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. He was one of the leaders of the Historical Right, and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Piedmont–Sardinia, a position he maintained (except for a six-month resignation) throughout the Second Italian War of Independence and Giuseppe Garibaldi's campaigns to unite Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour has received more than 577,828 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 656th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour ranks 651 out of 14,801Before him are Shunzhi Emperor, Chlothar I, Süleyman Demirel, Albert I of Belgium, Tigranes the Great, and Leo III the Isaurian. After him are Afonso I of Portugal, Conrad III of Germany, Yaroslav the Wise, John Zápolya, Sima Yi, and Edvard Beneš.

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Among people born in 1810, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour ranks 4Before him are Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, and Pope Leo XIII. After him are P. T. Barnum, Alfred de Musset, Éliphas Lévi, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, Theodor Schwann, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, and Otto Nicolai. Among people deceased in 1861, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour ranks 5Before him are Abdulmejid I, Albert, Prince Consort, Frederick William IV of Prussia, and Taras Shevchenko. After him are Xianfeng Emperor, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Pedro V of Portugal, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Lola Montez, and Eugène Scribe.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour ranks 280 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Liberius (310), Pope Gelasius I (410), Umberto I of Italy (1844), Carlo Goldoni (1707), Archytas (-428), and Pope Linus (1). After him are Antonio Meucci (1808), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), Antonio da Correggio (1489), Gianni Versace (1946), and Pope Gregory II (669).


Among politicians born in Italy, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour ranks 44Before him are Pertinax (126), Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519), Catiline (-109), Aldo Moro (1916), Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), and Umberto I of Italy (1844). After him are Enrico Dandolo (1107), Publius Quinctilius Varus (-46), Umberto II of Italy (1904), Gallienus (218), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), and Charles I of Hungary (1288).

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