Francesco Cossiga

1928 - 2010

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Francesco Maurizio Cossiga, (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko kosˈsiːɡa]; Sardinian: Frantziscu Maurìtziu Cossiga, [ˈkosiɣa]; 26 July 1928 – 17 August 2010) was an Italian politician. A member of the Christian Democratic Party of Italy, he was the prime minister of Italy from 1979 to 1980 and the eighth president of Italy from 1985 to 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Cossiga has received more than 258,446 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Francesco Cossiga is the 3,064th most popular politician (down from 2,901st in 2019), the 1,032nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 951st in 2019) and the 228th most popular Italian Politician.

Francesco Cossiga was an Italian politician who served as the 41st Prime Minister of Italy from 1979 to 1980 and as the President of Italy from 1985 to 1992.

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Among politicians, Francesco Cossiga ranks 3,064 out of 15,710Before him are Sophonisba, Edward Heath, Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, Maria Pia of Savoy, Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, and Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse. After him are Merenre Nemtyemsaf II, Al-Mansur Qalawun, Herbert Backe, Hilderic, Walter Sans Avoir, and Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma.

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Among people born in 1928, Francesco Cossiga ranks 52Before him are Manfred Gerlach, Jim Lovell, Manfred Rommel, Jacques Rivette, James Ivory, and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. After him are Karlheinz Böhm, Desmond Morris, Reynaldo Bignone, Adam West, Arnold Rüütel, and Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Among people deceased in 2010, Francesco Cossiga ranks 31Before him are Dino De Laurentiis, Miep Gies, Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma, Henryk Górecki, Néstor Kirchner, and John Forsythe. After him are Harry Mulisch, Blake Edwards, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Algirdas Brazauskas, Paul Schäfer, and Joan Sutherland.

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Among people born in Italy, Francesco Cossiga ranks 1,032 out of 4,088Before him are Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), Veronica Franco (1546), Antipope Ursicinus (400), Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria (1777), and Maria Pia of Savoy (1847). After him are Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503), Antipope Nicholas V (1260), Emilio De Bono (1866), Ibycus (-600), Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan (1470), and Saint Susanna (280).