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Dorando Pietri

1885 - 1942

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Dorando Pietri (Italian pronunciation: [doˈrando ˈpjɛːtri]; often wrongly spelt Petri; 16 October 1885 – 7 February 1942) was an Italian long-distance runner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorando Pietri has received more than 129,083 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Dorando Pietri is the 30th most popular athlete (up from 62nd in 2019), the 1,572nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,026th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Dorando Pietri ranks 30 out of 3,059Before him are Thomas Burke, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Lasse Virén, Aladár Gerevich, Marita Koch, and Larry Scott. After him are Al Oerter, Frank Zane, Ben Johnson, Sohn Kee-chung, Shizo Kanakuri, and Vasily Alekseyev.

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Among people born in 1885, Dorando Pietri ranks 62Before him are Sacha Guitry, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Seishirō Itagaki, Jules Pascin, Bess Truman, and Theda Bara. After him are Viktor Schauberger, Sisavang Vong, Agustín Barrios, Harlow Shapley, Khải Định, and Frank Jack Fletcher. Among people deceased in 1942, Dorando Pietri ranks 59Before him are Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, Ivan Bilibin, Adam Czerniaków, Leopold Berchtold, Lauri Kristian Relander, and Leopold Mandić. After him are Georg Stumme, Felix Weingartner, Yuri Kondratyuk, Germaine Dulac, Valdemar Poulsen, and Alexander Belyaev.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Dorando Pietri ranks 1,572 out of 4,668Before him are Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano (1770), Myia (-600), Jacopo Amigoni (1682), Eleanor de' Medici (1567), Alfredo Casella (1883), and Eusebius of Vercelli (283). After him are Valentino Mazzola (1919), Francesco Maria del Monte (1549), Rose of Viterbo (1233), Margherita de' Medici (1612), Maria Valtorta (1897), and Pietro I Orseolo (928).

Among ATHLETES In Italy

Among athletes born in Italy, Dorando Pietri ranks 1After him are Eugenio Monti (1928), Pietro Mennea (1952), Adolfo Consolini (1917), Luigi Beccali (1907), Livio Berruti (1939), Ugo Frigerio (1901), Sara Simeoni (1953), Giulio Gaudini (1904), Carlo Airoldi (1869), Carlo Agostoni (1909), and Giuseppe Gentile (1943).