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Francesco Cossiga

1928 - 2010

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Cossiga has received more than 334,594 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia. Francesco Cossiga is the 3,034th most popular politician (up from 3,059th in 2019), the 994th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,032nd in 2019) and the 213th 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 3,034 out of 15,577Before him are Pujie, Huáscar, Di Renjie, Barbara Bush, Emperor Kōgen, and Amel-Marduk. After him are Bartolomeo Colleoni, Clementine Churchill, Fusu, Charibert I, Guo Jia, and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia.

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Among people born in 1928, Francesco Cossiga ranks 51Before him are Manfred Gerlach, Peyo, Li Peng, Li Ka-shing, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Herbert Kroemer. After him are Vera Rubin, Arnold Rüütel, Jacques Rivette, Pat Hitchcock, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Kåre Willoch. Among people deceased in 2010, Francesco Cossiga ranks 27Before him are Alois Brunner, Jean Simmons, Vasily Smyslov, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Dino De Laurentiis, and Miep Gies. After him are Blake Edwards, Néstor Kirchner, Algirdas Brazauskas, Paul Schäfer, Louise Bourgeois, and Bruno Cremer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco Cossiga ranks 994 out of 4,668Before him are Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5), Francesco Maria Grimaldi (1618), Flavio Briatore (1950), Sandro Pertini (1896), Maurizio Sarri (1959), and Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608). After him are Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400), Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503), Antonio Tabucchi (1943), Niccolò Piccinni (1728), Valerius Maximus (-100), and Romuald (951).


Among politicians born in Italy, Francesco Cossiga ranks 213Before him are Alfonso IV of Aragon (1299), Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia (1751), Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma (1870), Giuseppe Guarneri (1698), Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5), and Sandro Pertini (1896). After him are Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400), Pier Luigi Farnese, Duke of Parma (1503), Liutprand of Cremona (922), Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan (1470), Charles III, Duke of Parma (1823), and Francis IV, Duke of Modena (1779).