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Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies

1810 - 1859

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Ferdinand II (Italian: Ferdinando Carlo Maria; Sicilian: Ferdinannu Carlu Maria; Neapolitan: Ferdinando Carlo Maria; 12 January 1810 – 22 May 1859) was King of the Two Sicilies from 1830 until his death in 1859. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies has received more than 513,037 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 38 in 2019). Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies is the 1,811th most popular politician (down from 1,668th in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from Italy (down from 620th in 2019) and the 115th most popular Italian Politician.

Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies is most famous for his work in abolishing the death penalty in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies ranks 1,811 out of 19,576Before him are Al-Mutawakkil, Jiang Ziya, Peter IV of Aragon, Senusret I, Chenghua Emperor, and Joseph McCarthy. After him are Michael the Brave, Jang Song-thaek, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Kavad I, Adnan Menderes, and Kilij Arslan I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1810, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies ranks 8Before him are Robert Schumann, Pope Leo XIII, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, P. T. Barnum, Theodor Schwann, and Alfred de Musset. After him are Éliphas Lévi, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Ernst Kummer, Nikolay Pirogov, and Otto Nicolai. Among people deceased in 1859, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies ranks 10Before him are Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, Oscar I of Sweden, Carl Ritter, John Vianney, Wilhelm Grimm, and Josip Jelačić. After him are Washington Irving, Bettina von Arnim, Louis Spohr, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, Archduke John of Austria, and Thomas De Quincey.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies ranks 668 out of 5,161Before him are Paul the Deacon (720), Giulio Romano (1499), Theano (-600), Gaius Caesar (-20), Catherine Cornaro (1454), and Pope Donus (610). After him are Franco Baresi (1960), Pope Romanus (850), Henry of Germany (1211), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Gianni Rivera (1943), and Pietro da Cortona (1596).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies ranks 115Before him are Libius Severus (420), Marozia (890), Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (1701), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Desiderius (710), and Catherine Cornaro (1454). After him are Henry of Germany (1211), Palmiro Togliatti (1893), Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (1510), Conrad of Montferrat (1146), Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562), and Agathocles of Syracuse (-361).