Giuseppe Tucci

1894 - 1984

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Giuseppe Tucci (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈtuttʃi]; 5 June 1894 – 5 April 1984) was an Italian orientalist, Indologist and scholar of East Asian studies, specializing in Tibetan culture and the history of Buddhism. During its zenith, Tucci was a supporter of Italian fascism, and he used idealized portrayals of Asian traditions to support Italian ideological campaigns. Tucci was fluent in several European languages, Sanskrit, Bengali, Pali, Prakrit, Chinese and Tibetan and he taught at the University of Rome La Sapienza until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Tucci has received more than 78,133 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Giuseppe Tucci is the 61st most popular archaeologist (down from 53rd in 2019), the 2,753rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,369th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Archaeologist.

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Among archaeologists, Giuseppe Tucci ranks 61 out of 104Before him are Ernst Herzfeld, William F. Albright, François Bordes, Johann Andreas Wagner, Donald Johanson, and Victor Loret. After him are Paul Rivet, Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Johan David Åkerblad, Edward Robinson, Massimo Pallottino, and Kathleen Kenyon.

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Among people born in 1894, Giuseppe Tucci ranks 148Before him are Oskar Maria Graf, Esfir Shub, Aleksandr Khinchin, Semyon Bogdanov, Willem Schermerhorn, and José Bustamante y Rivero. After him are Ecaterina Teodoroiu, C. R. Swart, Robert Menzies, Edwin Linkomies, Nita Naldi, and Florbela Espanca. Among people deceased in 1984, Giuseppe Tucci ranks 131Before him are Louis Lansana Beavogui, Rambai Barni, Sam Jaffe, Wolfgang Staudte, Niyazi, and Helge Løvland. After him are Vincent J. McMahon, Viktor Chukarin, Marcel Moyse, Peter Walker, Red Garland, and Ethel Merman.

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Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Tucci ranks 2,753 out of 4,088Before him are Benny Benassi (1967), Mellitus (600), Antonio Maria Vegliò (1938), Franco Maria Malfatti (1927), Remmius Palaemon (100), and Paolo Soleri (1919). After him are Armando Picchi (1935), Francesco Marchisano (1929), Aldo Nadi (1899), Fernando Tambroni (1901), Vannoccio Biringuccio (1480), and Erri De Luca (1950).


Among archaeologists born in Italy, Giuseppe Tucci ranks 3Before him are Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391) and Paul-Émile Botta (1802). After him are Massimo Pallottino (1909).