Giovanni Giolitti

1842 - 1928

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Giovanni Giolitti (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni dʒoˈlitti]; 27 October 1842 – 17 July 1928) was an Italian statesman. He was the Prime Minister of Italy five times between 1892 and 1921. He is the second-longest serving Prime Minister in Italian history, after Benito Mussolini. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Giolitti has received more than 268,493 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Giovanni Giolitti is the 4,213th most popular politician (down from 4,132nd in 2019), the 1,312th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,259th in 2019) and the 315th most popular Italian Politician.

Giolitti is most famous for his liberal economic policies, which he implemented during his time as Prime Minister of Italy. He is also known for his support of the Risorgimento, which was a movement for the unification of Italy.

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Among politicians, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 4,213 out of 15,710Before him are L'Inconnue de la Seine, Antiochus XIII Asiaticus, Muhammad of Ghor, Külüg Khan, Ri Chun-hee, and Tassos Papadopoulos. After him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Henry I of Castile, Ivan Vladislav of Bulgaria, Al-Hakam I, Rudolph II of Burgundy, and Modibo Keïta.

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Among people born in 1842, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 26Before him are Sophus Lie, Carl von Linde, Vasily Vereshchagin, Okita Sōji, Giovanni Boldini, and Jean Gaston Darboux. After him are Johannes Zukertort, Édouard Lucas, James Dewar, Gaston, Count of Eu, Alphonse Borrelly, and Arkhip Kuindzhi. Among people deceased in 1928, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 28Before him are Álvaro Obregón, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Ebenezer Howard, H. H. Asquith, Armando Diaz, and Li Yuanhong. After him are Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Mauritz Stiller, Pavel Axelrod, Alexander Bogdanov, Jan Toorop, and Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 1,312 out of 4,088Before him are Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (1466), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), Andreas Hofer (1767), Gianni Morandi (1944), Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz (1936), and Marcus Tullius Tiro (-103). After him are Giambattista Pittoni (1687), Mario Bava (1914), Andrea Cesalpino (1519), Walter Bonatti (1930), Giovanni Papini (1881), and Blessed Gerard (1047).