Gabriele Amorth

1925 - 2016

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Gabriele Amorth (Italian: [ɡabriˈɛːle ˈaːmort]; 1 May 1925 – 16 September 2016) was an Italian Catholic priest of the Paulines and an exorcist for the Diocese of Rome. Amorth, along with five other priests, founded the International Association of Exorcists. His work in demonology and exorcism gained him international recognition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriele Amorth has received more than 3,505,837 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Gabriele Amorth is the 513th most popular writer (up from 1,192nd in 2019), the 654th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,300th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Italian Writer.

Gabriele Amorth is an Italian Roman Catholic priest and exorcist. He claims to have performed tens of thousands of exorcisms in his lifetime. He was the president of the International Association of Exorcists from 1991 to 2000.

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Notable Works

An Exorcist Tells His Story
Doctrines, Exorcism, Catholic Church
Neue Berichte eines Exorzisten
Exorzist, Katholische Kirche, Exorzismus
Caratteri e documenti degli istituti secolari
Catholic Church, Doctrines
Pater Pio. Lebensgeschichte eines Heiligen
Habla un Exorcista
Gospel of Mary


Among writers, Gabriele Amorth ranks 513 out of 7,302Before him are Frances Hodgson Burnett, Anaïs Nin, Robert A. Heinlein, Statius, Alfred Jarry, and Camille Flammarion. After him are Isaac Babel, Aulus Gellius, Tom Clancy, Alvin Toffler, Henry IV of Castile, and Elie Wiesel.

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Among people born in 1925, Gabriele Amorth ranks 31Before him are Peter Sellers, Michel Piccoli, Douglas Engelbart, Angela Lansbury, Ananda Mahidol, and Nílton Santos. After him are Simon van der Meer, Frantz Fanon, Ernst Happel, Paul Mauriat, Peter Brook, and Oona O'Neill. Among people deceased in 2016, Gabriele Amorth ranks 27Before him are George Michael, Prince, Abbas Kiarostami, Jerome Bruner, Nancy Reagan, and Bernardo Provenzano. After him are Alvin Toffler, Elie Wiesel, Carrie Fisher, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Pierre Boulez, and Andrzej Żuławski.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gabriele Amorth ranks 654 out of 5,161Before him are Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Francesco Redi (1626), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Bernardo Provenzano (1933), Desiderius (710), and Pope Telesphorus (100). After him are Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Rudolph Valentino (1895), Aulus Gellius (123), Domenichino (1581), Piero the Unfortunate (1472), and Pope John XIII (930).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Gabriele Amorth ranks 45Before him are Salvatore Quasimodo (1901), Tibullus (-50), Livius Andronicus (-280), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), and Statius (40). After him are Aulus Gellius (123), Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Eugenio Montale (1896), Dino Buzzati (1906), Cassiodorus (487), and Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896).