Emilio De Bono

1866 - 1944

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Emilio De Bono (19 March 1866 – 11 January 1944) was an Italian general, fascist activist, marshal, war criminal, and member of the Fascist Grand Council (Gran Consiglio del Fascismo). De Bono fought in the Italo-Turkish War, the First World War and the Second Italo-Abyssinian War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emilio De Bono has received more than 329,682 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Emilio De Bono is the 335th most popular military personnel (down from 304th in 2019), the 965th most popular biography from Italy (down from 889th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Military Personnel.

Emilio De Bono is most famous for being a fascist dictator in Italy. He was the Minister of War for Mussolini's government.

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Among military personnels, Emilio De Bono ranks 335 out of 2,058Before him are François Christophe de Kellermann, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Yermak Timofeyevich, Kul Tigin, Thomas the Slav, and Ishida Mitsunari. After him are Wilhelm Bittrich, Yamagata Aritomo, Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, and Kim Philby.

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Among people born in 1866, Emilio De Bono ranks 23Before him are Jacinto Benavente, Beatrix Potter, Lev Shestov, Anne Sullivan, Ramsay MacDonald, and Nathan Söderblom. After him are Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ambroise Vollard, Léon Bakst, Butch Cassidy, George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, and Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria. Among people deceased in 1944, Emilio De Bono ranks 44Before him are Erich Hoepner, Antanas Smetona, Giovanni Gentile, Werner von Haeften, Max Jacob, and Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. After him are Kasturba Gandhi, Eduard Dietl, Hans-Valentin Hube, Mildred Harris, Abbas II of Egypt, and Bertha Benz.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Emilio De Bono ranks 965 out of 5,161Before him are Frances of Rome (1384), Orazio Gentileschi (1563), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Vibia Sabina (86), Giuseppe Tornatore (1956), and Carlo Carrà (1881). After him are Odilo Globočnik (1904), Andrea della Robbia (1435), Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1562), Masolino da Panicale (1383), Florianus (232), and Rachele Mussolini (1890).


Among military personnels born in Italy, Emilio De Bono ranks 16Before him are Roger de Flor (1267), Italo Balbo (1896), Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609), Federico da Montefeltro (1422), Titus Labienus (-100), and Sejanus (-20). After him are Italo Gariboldi (1879), Giovanni Messe (1883), Luigi Cadorna (1850), Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli (1856), Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta (1869), and Erasmo of Narni (1370).