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Cesare Mori

1871 - 1942

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Cesare Mori (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtʃeːzare ˈmɔri, ˈtʃɛː-]; 22 December 1871 – 5 July 1942) was a prefect (prefetto) before and during the Italian fascism period. He is known in Italy as the "Iron Prefect" (Prefetto di Ferro) because of his iron-fisted campaigns against Sicilian Mafia in the second half of the 1920s. Mori described himself as a fascist, and wrote strongly of his admiration of the effectiveness of both the National Fascist Party and Benito Mussolini several times in his self authored accounts in Sicily, "What caused the undoubted efforts made in the past to peter out was a feeling of listlessness, in the minds of the people which seemed refractory even to unusual stimulants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cesare Mori has received more than 208,500 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Cesare Mori is the 7,549th most popular politician, the 1,963rd most popular biography from Italy and the 508th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Cesare Mori ranks 7,549 out of 15,577Before him are Zawisza Czarny, Costas Simitis, Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Manolis Glezos, James II of Cyprus, and Marie Anne de La Trémoille, princesse des Ursins. After him are Zhang Wentian, Moza bint Nasser, Adama Barrow, Carmen Pereira, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, and William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire.

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Among people born in 1871, Cesare Mori ranks 53Before him are Guillermo Kahlo, Ivan Poddubny, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, George Washington, Hubert Cecil Booth, and William Heard Kilpatrick. After him are Claus Schilling, Doppo Kunikida, Mariano Fortuny, Oscar Wisting, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, and Erich von Tschermak. Among people deceased in 1942, Cesare Mori ranks 82Before him are Mikhail Nesterov, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Georges Politzer, Henk Sneevliet, Avraham Stern, and Atsushi Nakajima. After him are Georg Alexander Pick, Karel Doorman, Walter Sickert, Leonid Kulik, A. E. Waite, and Vera Figner.

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Among people born in Italy, Cesare Mori ranks 1,963 out of 4,668Before him are Andrew Corsini (1301), Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano (1743), Guidobaldo II della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (1514), Gaspar del Bufalo (1786), Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria (1827), and Roberto Donadoni (1963). After him are Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria (1825), Arioald (550), Perctarit (645), Piero Soderini (1450), Giorgio Perlasca (1910), and Godepert (610).


Among politicians born in Italy, Cesare Mori ranks 508Before him are Hortense Mancini (1646), Odoardo Farnese, Hereditary Prince of Parma (1666), Antonio Salandra (1853), Albert Azzo II, Margrave of Milan (1009), Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano (1743), and Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria (1827). After him are Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria (1825), Arioald (550), Perctarit (645), Piero Soderini (1450), Giorgio Perlasca (1910), and Godepert (610).