Giulio Douhet

1869 - 1930

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General Giulio Douhet (30 May 1869 – 15 February 1930) was an Italian general and air power theorist. He was a key proponent of strategic bombing in aerial warfare. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giulio Douhet has received more than 193,506 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Giulio Douhet is the 4,981st most popular politician (up from 5,125th in 2019), the 1,488th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,471st in 2019) and the 365th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Giulio Douhet ranks 4,981 out of 15,710Before him are Ali ibn Yusuf, Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein, Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse, Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia, False Dmitry II, and Gyula Horn. After him are Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, Emperor Taizong of Liao, Miqdad ibn Aswad, Emperor Keitai, Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke, and Marie Anne de Mailly.

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Among people born in 1869, Giulio Douhet ranks 44Before him are Bogd Khan, Max Hoffmann, Gaetano Bresci, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, Hovhannes Tumanyan, and Pyotr Krasnov. After him are Élie Cartan, Tony Garnier, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Richard Abegg, Liane de Pougy, and Vasily Bartold. Among people deceased in 1930, Giulio Douhet ranks 31Before him are Adolf von Harnack, Wilfrid Voynich, Otto Mueller, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Leopold Auer, and Adolf Engler. After him are Luigi Facta, Otto Sverdrup, Yang Kaihui, Jules Pascin, Vladimir Arsenyev, and Vasily Bartold.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giulio Douhet ranks 1,488 out of 4,088Before him are Gioffre Borgia (1481), John of Montecorvino (1246), Pietro II Orseolo (961), Alfredo Catalani (1854), Giuseppina Strepponi (1815), and Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse (1926). After him are Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies (1814), Miuccia Prada (1949), Philippe Buonarroti (1761), Pietro Parolin (1955), Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1810), and Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1586).