Charles Albert of Sardinia

1798 - 1849

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Charles Albert (Italian: Carlo Alberto I; 2 October 1798 – 28 July 1849) was the King of Sardinia and ruler of the Savoyard state from 27 April 1831 until his abdication in 1849. His name is bound up with the first Italian constitution, the Albertine Statute, and with the First Italian War of Independence (1848–1849). During the Napoleonic period, he resided in France, where he received a liberal education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Albert of Sardinia has received more than 600,653 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Charles Albert of Sardinia is the 1,931st most popular politician (down from 1,685th in 2019), the 701st most popular biography from Italy (down from 628th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular Italian Politician.

Charles Albert of Sardinia is most famous for being the first king of a united Italy.

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Among politicians, Charles Albert of Sardinia ranks 1,931 out of 19,576Before him are Anastasios II, Alfonso XI of Castile, Anchises, Beji Caid Essebsi, Li Xiannian, and Herod Archelaus. After him are Abbas II of Persia, Álmos, Edgar the Peaceful, Psamtik III, Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, and Jan Masaryk.

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Among people born in 1798, Charles Albert of Sardinia ranks 8Before him are Eugène Delacroix, Adam Mickiewicz, Pedro I of Brazil, Alexandra Feodorovna, Giacomo Leopardi, and Jules Michelet. After him are Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Josiah Warren, František Palacký, Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, and Franz Ernst Neumann. Among people deceased in 1849, Charles Albert of Sardinia ranks 12Before him are Johann Strauss I, Anne Brontë, William II of the Netherlands, France Prešeren, Sándor Petőfi, and Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner. After him are Şehzade Abdullah, Heonjong of Joseon, Juliette Récamier, Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Otto Nicolai, and Anita Garibaldi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Charles Albert of Sardinia ranks 701 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Marcellinus (250), Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Pescennius Niger (135), Beatrice Cenci (1577), and Francesco Guardi (1712). After him are Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Leonardo Bruni (1370), Pope Stephen V (850), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Pope Theodore II (840), and Britannicus (41).


Among politicians born in Italy, Charles Albert of Sardinia ranks 123Before him are Palmiro Togliatti (1893), Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (1510), Conrad of Montferrat (1146), Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), and Pescennius Niger (135). After him are Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Britannicus (41), Claudia Octavia (40), Quintus Sertorius (-126), Mario Monti (1943), and Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822).