Elia Dalla Costa

1872 - 1961

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Elia Dalla Costa (14 May 1872 – 22 December 1961) was an Italian Roman Catholic prelate and cardinal who served as the Archbishop of Florence from 1931 until his death. Dalla Costa served as the Bishop of Padua from 1923 until 1931 when he was transferred to Florence; he was elevated to the cardinalate on 13 March 1933. Dalla Costa was a staunch anti-fascist and anti-communist and was known best for providing refuge for Jewish people during World War II and providing others with fake documentation to flee from persecution.Dalla Costa was noted for his deep faith and holiness and became a revered figure in Florence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elia Dalla Costa has received more than 22,340 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Elia Dalla Costa is the 1,541st most popular religious figure, the 2,440th most popular biography from Italy and the 390th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Elia Dalla Costa ranks 1,541 out of 2,272Before him are Swaminarayan, Coloman of Stockerau, Jón Ögmundsson, Agnes Baden-Powell, Luigi Poggi, and George Cruikshank. After him are Bernhard Lichtenberg, John X of Antioch, Virgilio Noè, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, Phoebe, and Alessandro Albani.

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Among people born in 1872, Elia Dalla Costa ranks 77Before him are Robert Maillart, Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium, Marian Smoluchowski, Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Miguel Cabanellas, and Aleksandër Stavre Drenova. After him are Alexandru Vaida-Voevod, Selma Rıza, Georgios Tsitas, Reginald Doherty, Bak Jungyang, and Tōson Shimazaki. Among people deceased in 1961, Elia Dalla Costa ranks 65Before him are Ty Cobb, Edith Wilson, Otto Ruge, Thomas Beecham, Mihail Sadoveanu, and Charles D. B. King. After him are Václav Talich, Anton Flettner, H.D., Constantin Constantinescu-Claps, Kjeld Abell, and Chico Marx.

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Among people born in Italy, Elia Dalla Costa ranks 2,440 out of 4,088Before him are Marcantonio Memmo (1536), Luigi Poggi (1917), Duris of Samos (-340), Ciro Immobile (1990), Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821), and Marino Grimani (1532). After him are Emma Bonino (1948), Proculus (300), Alessandro Nannini (1959), Tiziano Terzani (1938), Marco Foscarini (1696), and Camillo Berneri (1897).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Elia Dalla Costa ranks 390Before him are Felix of Nola (300), Raffaele Farina (1933), Dagobert of Pisa (1100), Pietro Riario (1447), Angelo Comastri (1943), and Luigi Poggi (1917). After him are Virgilio Noè (1922), Alessandro Albani (1692), Angelo Bagnasco (1943), Mauro Piacenza (1944), Vigilius of Trent (355), and Giovanni Angelo Becciu (1948).