WRITER

Indro Montanelli

1909 - 2001

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Indro Alessandro Raffaello Schizogene Montanelli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈindro montaˈnɛlli]; 22 April 1909 – 22 July 2001) was an Italian journalist, historian, and writer. He was one of the fifty World Press Freedom Heroes according to the International Press Institute. A volunteer for the Second Italo-Ethiopian War and an admirer of Benito Mussolini's dictatorship, Montanelli had a change of heart in 1943, and joined the liberal resistance group Giustizia e Libertà but was discovered and arrested along with his wife by Nazi authorities in 1944. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Indro Montanelli has received more than 291,617 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Indro Montanelli is the 2,309th most popular writer (down from 2,204th in 2019), the 2,252nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,099th in 2019) and the 152nd most popular Italian Writer.

Indro Montanelli is most famous for his work as a journalist. He was the editor of the Italian newspaper Il Giornale from 1976 to 1985.

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Notable Works

Il generale Della Rovere
Underground movements, World War, 1939-1945, Fiction
L' Italia dei secoli bui
History, Medieval Civilization
L' Italia dei comuni
History, Papacy
Dante e il suo secolo
History
L' Italia dei secoli d'oro
History, Renaissance, Italian language
Garibaldi
Biography, Revolutionaries, Generals
Storia dei Greci
Social life and customs, Civilization, History
2 vol.
Il generale Della Rovere
Underground movements, World War, 1939-1945, Fiction
Dante e il suo secolo
History
L' Italia dei comuni
History, Papacy
L' Italia dei secoli d'oro
History, Renaissance, Italian language

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Indro Montanelli ranks 2,309 out of 7,302Before him are Edward FitzGerald, Claudine Guérin de Tencin, Victorinus of Pettau, Samael Aun Weor, Jaggi Vasudev, and Mircea Cărtărescu. After him are August Derleth, Uladzimir Karatkievich, Gabriel Matzneff, Berthold Auerbach, Donald Adamson, and Wanda Wasilewska.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1909, Indro Montanelli ranks 114Before him are Robert Serber, Eduard Wirths, Abdulrahman Fawzi, Mehmed Orhan, Franz Six, and Gene Krupa. After him are August Derleth, Juan Vicente Pérez, Pavle Đurišić, André Cayatte, Hendrik Casimir, and Shigeo Shingo. Among people deceased in 2001, Indro Montanelli ranks 87Before him are Elazar Shach, Chet Atkins, Jason Miller, William P. Rogers, Tamara Smirnova, and Víctor Paz Estenssoro. After him are Margaret Scriven, Hiroshi Teshigahara, Mauro Bolognini, Kristina Söderbaum, Mortimer J. Adler, and Renato Carosone.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Indro Montanelli ranks 2,252 out of 5,161Before him are Folco Lulli (1912), Azzone Visconti (1302), Faustina Bordoni (1697), Domenico Monegario (750), Elisabetta Gonzaga (1471), and Archduke Anton Victor of Austria (1779). After him are Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria (1825), Carlo Bergonzi (1924), Gaspara Stampa (1523), Flaminio Bertoni (1903), Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663), and Salvatore Maranzano (1886).

Among WRITERS In Italy

Among writers born in Italy, Indro Montanelli ranks 152Before him are Goffredo Mameli (1827), Dacia Maraini (1936), Frédéric Ozanam (1813), Felice Romani (1788), Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark (1939), and Umberto Saba (1883). After him are Niccolò de' Niccoli (1365), Tullia d'Aragona (1510), Salvadore Cammarano (1801), Luigi Illica (1857), Ludovico di Varthema (1470), and Giovanni Pascoli (1855).