Giuseppe Mazzini

1805 - 1872

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Giuseppe Mazzini (UK: , US: , Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe matˈtsiːni]; 22 June 1805 – 10 March 1872) was an Italian politician, journalist, and activist for the unification of Italy (Risorgimento) and spearhead of the Italian revolutionary movement. His efforts helped bring about the independent and unified Italy in place of the several separate states, many dominated by foreign powers, that existed until the 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Mazzini has received more than 1,785,241 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Giuseppe Mazzini is the 456th most popular politician (up from 513th in 2019), the 224th most popular biography from Italy (up from 241st in 2019) and the 37th most popular Italian Politician.

Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian patriot and nationalist who helped create the modern Italian state.

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Among politicians, Giuseppe Mazzini ranks 456 out of 19,576Before him are Otho, Radovan Karadžić, Louis Bonaparte, Mustafa III, Shah Jahan, and Alaric I. After him are Lothair I, José Mujica, Lavrentiy Beria, Mahidevran, Nur ad-Din, and Caesarion.

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Among people born in 1805, Giuseppe Mazzini ranks 3Before him are Hans Christian Andersen, and Joseph Smith. After him are Alexis de Tocqueville, Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet, Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Ferdinand de Lesseps, William Rowan Hamilton, Fanny Mendelssohn, Louis Auguste Blanqui, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, and Maria Anna of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1872, Giuseppe Mazzini ranks 3Before him are Ludwig Feuerbach, and Samuel Morse. After him are Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Charles XV of Sweden, Théophile Gautier, Benito Juárez, Franz Grillparzer, N. F. S. Grundtvig, William Webb Ellis, Stanisław Moniuszko, and William John Macquorn Rankine.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Mazzini ranks 224 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Clement XIII (1693), Suetonius (70), Agnes of Rome (291), Otho (32), Pope Eugene IV (1383), and Pope Marcellus II (1501). After him are Pope Pelagius I (505), Piero della Francesca (1415), Pope Clement X (1590), Pope Benedict XI (1240), Pope Benedict VIII (980), and Luchino Visconti (1906).


Among politicians born in Italy, Giuseppe Mazzini ranks 37Before him are Nerva (30), Scipio Africanus (-235), Vitellius (15), Pompey (-106), Servius Tullius (-600), and Otho (32). After him are Lucius Verus (130), Umberto II of Italy (1904), Pertinax (126), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), Valentinian III (419), and Didius Julianus (133).