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Julius Evola

1898 - 1974

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Giulio Cesare Andrea "Julius" Evola (Italian: [ˈɛːvola]; 19 May 1898 – 11 June 1974) was an Italian philosopher, poet, painter, esotericist, and far-right ideologue. Evola regarded his values as aristocratic, monarchist, masculine, traditionalist, heroic, and defiantly reactionary. An eccentric thinker in Fascist Italy, he also had ties to Nazi Germany; in the post-war era, he was known as an ideological mentor of the Italian neo-fascist and militant right.Evola was born in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Evola has received more than 2,303,623 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Julius Evola is the 270th most popular philosopher (down from 250th in 2019), the 745th most popular biography from Italy (down from 650th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Philosopher.

Julius Evola was an Italian philosopher and writer who was most famous for his criticism of modernity and his advocacy of a traditionalist society.

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Among philosophers, Julius Evola ranks 270 out of 1,081Before him are Arcesilaus, Otto Weininger, Roger Garaudy, Hans Jonas, Xenocrates, and Andronicus of Rhodes. After him are Pherecydes of Syros, Paramahansa Yogananda, William Godwin, Georges Sorel, Alain Badiou, and Raymond Aron.

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Among people born in 1898, Julius Evola ranks 33Before him are Karl Hermann Frank, René Clair, Willy Messerschmitt, Jeanne Hébuterne, Karl Ziegler, and Kenji Mizoguchi. After him are Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Curzio Malaparte, Peng Dehuai, Fritz Zwicky, Aloysius Stepinac, and Julius Schreck. Among people deceased in 1974, Julius Evola ranks 22Before him are Duke Ellington, Otto Strasser, Erich Kästner, Miguel Ángel Asturias, Darius Milhaud, and Jacob L. Moreno. After him are Peng Dehuai, Fritz Zwicky, Louis Kahn, Satyendra Nath Bose, Virginia Apgar, and Walter Lippmann.

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Among people born in Italy, Julius Evola ranks 745 out of 4,668Before him are Beatrice Cenci (1577), Pupienus (170), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), Jacobus da Varagine (1228), Pope Stephen VI (850), and Andrea Pozzo (1642). After him are Pope Severinus (600), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Pope Leo VI (914), Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Pope Romanus (850), and Giacomo della Porta (1533).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Julius Evola ranks 23Before him are Hippasus (-600), Marsilius of Padua (1275), Benedetto Croce (1866), Giorgio Agamben (1942), Theano (-600), and Alcmaeon of Croton (-510). After him are Aristoxenus (-360), Giovanni Gentile (1875), Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484), and Bartolus de Saxoferrato (1313).