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Francis II of the Two Sicilies

1836 - 1894

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Francis II (Neapolitan and Italian: Francesco II, christened Francesco d'Assisi Maria Leopoldo; Sicilian: Francischieddu; 16 January 1836 – 27 December 1894) was King of the Two Sicilies. He was the last King of the Two Sicilies as successive invasions by Giuseppe Garibaldi and Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia ultimately brought an end to his rule, as part of Italian unification. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francis II of the Two Sicilies has received more than 526,525 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Francis II of the Two Sicilies is the 1,998th most popular politician (down from 1,936th in 2019), the 721st most popular biography from Italy (down from 707th in 2019) and the 130th most popular Italian Politician.

Francis II of the Two Sicilies was most famous for being the last king of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. He was the son of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Isabella of Spain.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Francis II of the Two Sicilies ranks 1,998 out of 19,576Before him are William V, Prince of Orange, Houari Boumédiène, Mario Monti, Tristan, Liu Shan, and Prince Napoléon Bonaparte. After him are William II of Sicily, Khaba, Stamford Raffles, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Najm ad-Din Ayyub, and Axel Oxenstierna.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1836, Francis II of the Two Sicilies ranks 7Before him are Ramakrishna, Wilhelm Steinitz, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Léo Delibes, Sophia of Nassau, and Ferdinand Cheval. After him are Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Sakamoto Ryōma, Marie Henriette of Austria, Henri Fantin-Latour, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, and Jules Chéret. Among people deceased in 1894, Francis II of the Two Sicilies ranks 11Before him are Ferdinand de Lesseps, Adolphe Sax, Lajos Kossuth, Gustave Caillebotte, Marie François Sadi Carnot, and Anton Rubinstein. After him are Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, Hans von Bülow, Leconte de Lisle, Theodor Billroth, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, and August Kundt.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francis II of the Two Sicilies ranks 721 out of 5,161Before him are Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772), Ludovico Einaudi (1955), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Mario Monti (1943), Jacopo Sansovino (1486), and Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822). After him are Giulia Farnese (1474), William II of Sicily (1153), Fausto Coppi (1919), Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229), Gaius Octavius (-100), and Ottorino Respighi (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In Italy

Among politicians born in Italy, Francis II of the Two Sicilies ranks 130Before him are Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Britannicus (41), Claudia Octavia (40), Quintus Sertorius (-126), Mario Monti (1943), and Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822). After him are William II of Sicily (1153), Gaius Octavius (-100), Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (1920), Manfred, King of Sicily (1232), Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150), and Atia (-85).