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Giovanni Gronchi

1887 - 1978

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Giovanni Gronchi, (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni ˈɡroŋki]; 10 September 1887 – 17 October 1978) was an Italian politician from Christian Democracy who served as the president of Italy from 1955 to 1962 and was marked by a controversial and failed attempt to bring about an "opening to the left" in Italian politics. He was reputed the real holder of the executive power in Italy from 1955 to 1962, behind the various Prime Ministers of this time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Gronchi has received more than 177,865 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Giovanni Gronchi is the 5,275th most popular politician (down from 5,039th in 2019), the 1,523rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,509th in 2019) and the 373rd most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Giovanni Gronchi ranks 5,275 out of 15,577Before him are Ferenc Deák, Nobuyuki Abe, Mihrişah Sultan, Marek Edelman, Anna Lindh, and Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon. After him are Marino Faliero, Taksony of Hungary, Hwang Jang-yop, Rexhep Meidani, Ivan Asen I of Bulgaria, and Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt.

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Among people born in 1887, Giovanni Gronchi ranks 75Before him are Jack Phillips, Hermine Reuss of Greiz, Hugo Steinhaus, René Spitz, Marcus Garvey, and Josef Čapek. After him are Vasily Chapayev, Leonard Bloomfield, George, Crown Prince of Serbia, Sivananda Saraswati, Joseph Bech, and Tetsu Katayama. Among people deceased in 1978, Giovanni Gronchi ranks 53Before him are Carlo Scarpa, Ignazio Silone, Charles Eames, Shozo Tsugitani, Hannah Höch, and Arnold Hauser. After him are Prince Nicholas of Romania, Herbert Kappler, Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia, Hubert Humphrey, Henry Corbin, and Tetsu Katayama.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Gronchi ranks 1,523 out of 4,668Before him are Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet (1588), Lorenzo Buffon (1929), Gaius Musonius Rufus (25), Gino Cervi (1901), Francesco Gasparini (1668), and Nino Castelnuovo (1936). After him are Marino Faliero (1274), Matteo Carcassi (1792), Alfredo Catalani (1854), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1586), and Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora (1804).


Among politicians born in Italy, Giovanni Gronchi ranks 373Before him are Dino Grandi (1895), Desiderata of the Lombards (754), Lucius Aemilius Paullus (-300), Blanche of Anjou (1280), Giuseppe Saragat (1898), and Amintore Fanfani (1908). After him are Marino Faliero (1274), Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1591), Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1586), Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora (1804), Welf I, Duke of Bavaria (1035), and James III of Majorca (1315).