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. After Benito Mussolini, he is the second-longest serving Prime Minister in Italian history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Giolitti has received more than 317,377 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Giovanni Giolitti is the 3,847th most popular politician (up from 4,207th in 2019), the 1,184th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,312th in 2019) and the 268th most popular 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 3,847 out of 15,577Before him are Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, King Cheng of Zhou, Pepin the Hunchback, Shimon bar Yochai, Gülbahar Hatun, and Nouri al-Maliki. After him are Sigismund Kęstutaitis, Abdullah ibn Muhammad al-Umawi, Haman, Ephraim Katzir, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta.

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Among people born in 1842, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 26Before him are Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Sophus Lie, Vasily Vereshchagin, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Jean Gaston Darboux, and Osborne Reynolds. After him are Okita Sōji, Giovanni Boldini, Édouard Lucas, Johannes Zukertort, Vilhelm Thomsen, and Ōyama Iwao. Among people deceased in 1928, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 22Before him are Italo Svevo, Zhang Zuolin, Luigi Cadorna, Stjepan Radić, Reinhard Scheer, and Loie Fuller. After him are Li Yuanhong, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Álvaro Obregón, Armando Diaz, Alexander Bogdanov, and H. H. Asquith.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 1,184 out of 4,668Before him are Coluccio Salutati (1331), Bartolommeo Bandinelli (1488), Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria (1783), Charles I, Duke of Savoy (1468), Lucio Dalla (1943), and Amy Adams (1974). After him are Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta (1943), Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (1630), Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1500), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), Domenico Veneziano (1410), and Bernabò Visconti (1323).


Among politicians born in Italy, Giovanni Giolitti ranks 268Before him are Publius Licinius Crassus (-86), Francis V, Duke of Modena (1819), Francesco Foscari (1373), Dion of Syracuse (-409), Coluccio Salutati (1331), and Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria (1783). After him are Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta (1943), Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (1630), Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1500), Bernabò Visconti (1323), Pompeius Strabo (-135), and Gelon (-600).