Francesco Crispi

1818 - 1901

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Francesco Crispi (4 October 1818 – 12 August 1901) was an Italian patriot and statesman. He was among the main protagonists of the Risorgimento, a close friend and supporter of Giuseppe Mazzini and Giuseppe Garibaldi and one of the architects of Italian unification in 1860.Crispi served as Italian Prime Minister for six years, from 1887 to 1891 and again from 1893 to 1896 and was the first Prime Minister from Southern Italy. Crispi was internationally famous and often mentioned along with world statesmen such as Bismarck, Gladstone and Salisbury.Originally an enlightened Italian patriot and democrat liberal, he went on to become a bellicose authoritarian prime minister and ally and admirer of Bismarck. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Crispi has received more than 158,455 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Francesco Crispi is the 5,334th most popular politician (down from 4,970th in 2019), the 1,585th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,443rd in 2019) and the 402nd most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Francesco Crispi ranks 5,334 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia, Anatoly Sobchak, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Agostino Barbarigo, Anushtegin Gharchai, and Charles II, Duke of Bourbon. After him are Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Jimena Díaz, Taksony of Hungary, Khendjer, Joan of Kent, and Luis Corvalán.

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Among people born in 1818, Francesco Crispi ranks 35Before him are Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Richard Jordan Gatling, Zachris Topelius, Heinrich Göbel, Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen. After him are Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin, Maria Mitchell, Emil du Bois-Reymond, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, and P. G. T. Beauregard. Among people deceased in 1901, Francesco Crispi ranks 20Before him are Fukuzawa Yukichi, Abdur Rahman Khan, Zénobe Gramme, Elisha Gray, Gaetano Bresci, and Max Joseph von Pettenkofer. After him are Josef Rheinberger, Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Nikolaos Gyzis, Adolf Eugen Fick, George Francis FitzGerald, and François-Marie Raoult.

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Among people born in Italy, Francesco Crispi ranks 1,585 out of 4,088Before him are Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily (1779), Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1726), Mikhail Tsvet (1872), Trota of Salerno (1001), Vonones I (-100), and Agostino Barbarigo (1420). After him are Bernardino Telesio (1509), Mariano Rampolla (1843), Licio Gelli (1919), Paul of the Cross (1694), John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834), and Giuseppe Saragat (1898).


Among politicians born in Italy, Francesco Crispi ranks 402Before him are Louis II, Elector of Brandenburg (1328), Corrado Gini (1884), Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily (1779), Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1726), Vonones I (-100), and Agostino Barbarigo (1420). After him are Licio Gelli (1919), John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834), Giuseppe Saragat (1898), Ugolino della Gherardesca (1220), Ansprand (657), and Amadeus II, Count of Savoy (1050).