Giovanni Sartori

1924 - 2017

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Giovanni Sartori (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni sarˈtoːri]; 13 May 1924 – 4 April 2017) was an Italian political scientist who specialized in the study of democracy, political parties and comparative politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Sartori has received more than 119,152 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Giovanni Sartori is the 113th most popular biologist (down from 111th in 2019), the 1,162nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,097th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Biologist.

Giovanni Sartori is a political scientist who is most famous for his theory of democratic overload.

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Among biologists, Giovanni Sartori ranks 113 out of 844Before him are Ralph M. Steinman, Carl Woese, Charles Bonnet, Archibald Hill, William Bateson, and E. O. Wilson. After him are Theodosius Dobzhansky, Aimé Bonpland, Wilhelm Johannsen, Edward Tatum, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, and Armand David.

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Among people born in 1924, Giovanni Sartori ranks 50Before him are Amílcar Cabral, Rauf Denktaş, Vladimir Kryuchkov, Hermann Buhl, Rosamunde Pilcher, and Luigi Nono. After him are Bulat Okudzhava, Eva Marie Saint, James Baldwin, Ephraim Kishon, Ante Marković, and John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer. Among people deceased in 2017, Giovanni Sartori ranks 62Before him are Mauno Koivisto, Al Jarreau, Powers Boothe, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Hans Rosling, and Elsa Martinelli. After him are Peter Mansfield, Pierre Bergé, Kim Jong-nam, Fats Domino, Sam Shepard, and Michael Nyqvist.

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Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Sartori ranks 1,162 out of 4,088Before him are Timaeus of Locri (-200), Francesco Albani (1578), Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), Angelo Secchi (1818), Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746), and Cosimo Tura (1430). After him are Andrea Luchesi (1741), Domitia Lepida the Younger (0), Arnold of Brescia (1100), Gelon (-600), Calpurnia (-77), and Felice Beato (1832).


Among biologists born in Italy, Giovanni Sartori ranks 4Before him are Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729), Gabriele Falloppio (1523), and Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522). After him are Mario Capecchi (1937), Salvador Luria (1912), Renato Dulbecco (1914), Mikhail Tsvet (1872), Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922), Odoardo Beccari (1843), Carlo Allioni (1728), and Giuseppe Acerbi (1773).