Giorgio Perlasca

1910 - 1992

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Giorgio Perlasca (31 January 1910 – 15 August 1992) was an Italian businessman and former Fascist who, with the collaboration of official diplomats, posed as the Spanish consul-general to Hungary in the winter of 1944, and saved 5,218 Jews from deportation to Nazi extermination camps in eastern Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio Perlasca has received more than 191,373 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Giorgio Perlasca is the 8,768th most popular politician (down from 7,465th in 2019), the 2,287th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,963rd in 2019) and the 596th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Giorgio Perlasca ranks 8,768 out of 19,576Before him are Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, María de Molina, Appius Claudius Crassus, Francesco Erizzo, Joseph Serchuk, and Telerig of Bulgaria. After him are Ahmad Jannati, Arete, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, Rudrama Devi, and Euphorbus.

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Among people born in 1910, Giorgio Perlasca ranks 120Before him are Cao Yu, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Hazi Aslanov, Bernard Voorhoof, Howlin' Wolf, and Jorge Negrete. After him are Armen Takhtajan, Bauyrzhan Momyshuly, Suleiman Frangieh, Ai Qing, Karl Kling, and Richard Conte. Among people deceased in 1992, Giorgio Perlasca ranks 92Before him are Jean Dieudonné, Audre Lorde, Wang Hongwen, Arpad Elo, Josy Barthel, and Fritz Leiber. After him are Jeff Porcaro, Yang Kyoungjong, Suleiman Frangieh, Dana Andrews, Tevfik Esenç, and John G. Kemeny.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Perlasca ranks 2,287 out of 5,161Before him are Olimpia Maidalchini (1591), Francesco II d'Este, Duke of Modena (1660), Taddea Visconti (1351), Pirro Ligorio (1513), Appius Claudius Crassus (-550), and Francesco Erizzo (1566). After him are Salvadore Cammarano (1801), Lucia Anguissola (1536), Bruno Rossi (1905), Alejandro Malaspina (1754), Luigi Illica (1857), and Carlo Ruzzini (1653).


Among politicians born in Italy, Giorgio Perlasca ranks 596Before him are Giovanni Spadolini (1925), Manlio Brosio (1897), Charles, Duke of Calabria (1298), Francesco II d'Este, Duke of Modena (1660), Appius Claudius Crassus (-550), and Francesco Erizzo (1566). After him are Carlo Ruzzini (1653), Archduke Maximilian of Austria-Este (1782), Ignazio La Russa (1947), Giuseppe Zanardelli (1826), Aristodemus of Cumae (-550), and Masaniello (1620).