Errico Malatesta

1853 - 1932

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Errico Malatesta (14 December 1853 – 22 July 1932) was an Italian anarchist and revolutionary socialist. He spent much of his life exiled from Italy and in total spent more than ten years in prison. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Errico Malatesta has received more than 292,850 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Errico Malatesta is the 66th most popular social activist (down from 59th in 2019), the 783rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 728th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Social Activist.

Errico Malatesta was an Italian anarchist who was most famous for his advocacy of violence.

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Among social activists, Errico Malatesta ranks 66 out of 544Before him are Fra Dolcino, Nicholas Winton, Axel Munthe, Widukind, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi, and Anneliese Michel. After him are Mustafa Barzani, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Dominique Pire, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Gabrielle d'Estrées, and Jenny von Westphalen.

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Among people born in 1853, Errico Malatesta ranks 15Before him are Carl Larsson, José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, Ferdinand Hodler, Albrecht Kossel, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. After him are Hans Christian Gram, Alphonse Bertillon, Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Oskar Potiorek, and Princess Thyra of Denmark. Among people deceased in 1932, Errico Malatesta ranks 13Before him are Paul Doumer, Gustav Meyrink, George Eastman, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Alberto Santos-Dumont, and Margaret Brown. After him are Ronald Ross, Joseph Babinski, Max Wolf, Edgar Wallace, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, and John Charles Fields.

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Among people born in Italy, Errico Malatesta ranks 783 out of 4,088Before him are Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), Giulia Farnese (1474), Gentile da Fabriano (1370), Emilio Salgari (1862), Lorenzo Lotto (1480), and Vittorio Gassman (1922). After him are Giosuè Carducci (1835), Tarcisio Bertone (1934), Virna Lisi (1936), Pierluigi Collina (1960), Lodovico Ferrari (1522), and Marcus Velleius Paterculus (-19).


Among social activists born in Italy, Errico Malatesta ranks 2Before him are Fra Dolcino (1250). After him are Antipope Clement III (1025), Beatrice Cenci (1577), Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833), Frank Costello (1891), Andreas Hofer (1767), Moses Montefiore (1784), Beppe Grillo (1948), and Giuseppe Impastato (1948).