Giovanni Falcone

1939 - 1992

Giovanni Falcone

Giovanni Falcone (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni falˈkoːne]; 18 May 1939 – 23 May 1992) was an Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate. From his office in the Palace of Justice in Palermo, Sicily, he spent most of his professional life trying to overthrow the power of the Sicilian Mafia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Falcone has received more than 866,065 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular judge.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among judges, Giovanni Falcone ranks 3 out of 23Before him are Deborah and Roland Freisler. After him are Adly Mansour, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Paolo Borsellino, Fritz Bauer, Zaleucus, Antonin Scalia, John Marshall, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, and Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou.

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Among people born in 1939, Giovanni Falcone ranks 22Before him are Giovanni Trapattoni, Peter Grünberg, Margaret Atwood, George Lazenby, Ada Yonath, and Romano Prodi. After him are Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Clay Regazzoni, Karel Gott, Richard Kiel, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, and Aníbal Cavaco Silva. Among people deceased in 1992, Giovanni Falcone ranks 15Before him are Francis Bacon, John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, Mikhail Tal, Benny Hill, and Anthony Perkins. After him are Barbara McClintock, Jan Oort, Aribert Heim, Satyajit Ray, Li Xiannian, and Ernst Happel.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Falcone ranks 592 out of 3,282Before him are Gregorio Allegri (1582), John William Waterhouse (1849), Pope Adrian III (800), Luca Giordano (1634), Claudio Ranieri (1951), and Giovanni Gabrieli (1557). After him are Maria Luisa of Parma (1751), Pope Sergius II (800), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896), Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), Marsilius of Padua (1275), and Frank Capra (1897).

Among JUDGES In Italy

Among judges born in Italy, Giovanni Falcone ranks 1After him are Paolo Borsellino (1940).