Lanza del Vasto

1901 - 1981

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Lanza del Vasto (born Giuseppe Giovanni Luigi Maria Enrico Lanza di Trabia-Branciforte; 29 September 1901 – 6 January 1981) was an Italian philosopher, poet, artist, Catholic and nonviolent activist. He was born in San Vito dei Normanni, Italy and died in Murcia, Spain. A western disciple of Mohandas K. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lanza del Vasto has received more than 73,427 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Lanza del Vasto is the 860th most popular philosopher (down from 793rd in 2019), the 2,435th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,235th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Lanza del Vasto ranks 860 out of 1,081Before him are Denis Pétau, F. H. Bradley, Michael Dummett, Byung-Chul Han, Wang Fuzhi, and Anselm of Laon. After him are Lubna of Córdoba, Favorinus, Émile Boirac, Francesco Filelfo, Timon of Athens, and Antoine Berman.

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Among people born in 1901, Lanza del Vasto ranks 132Before him are Karl-August Fagerholm, Prince Christoph of Hesse, Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, Salchak Toka, Stanisław Mikołajczyk, and George Raft. After him are Mikhail Romm, August Schmidhuber, Werner Egk, Ebbe Schwartz, Maurice Evans, and György Orth. Among people deceased in 1981, Lanza del Vasto ranks 92Before him are Bobby Sands, Ricardo Wolf, Alexander Kotov, Claude Auchinleck, Jerzy Neyman, and Edvard Kocbek. After him are Mohammad Beheshti, Prince Andrei Alexandrovich of Russia, Mohammad-Javad Bahonar, Jean Eustache, Mariama Bâ, and Robert Montgomery.

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Among people born in Italy, Lanza del Vasto ranks 2,435 out of 4,668Before him are Carlo Ruzzini (1653), Antonio Bertali (1605), Daria Nicolodi (1950), Marcantonio Memmo (1536), Cesare Siepi (1923), and Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este (1726). After him are Publius Sulpicius Rufus (-124), Camillo Ruini (1931), Antonio Barberini (1607), Vespasiano I Gonzaga (1531), Mauro Piacenza (1944), and Alexander of Bergamo (201).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Lanza del Vasto ranks 61Before him are Luigi Guido Grandi (1671), Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889), Ludovico Antonio Muratori (1672), Vincenzo Gioberti (1801), Paolo Sarpi (1552), and John Italus (1025). After him are Andrea Carlo Ferrari (1850), Camillo Berneri (1897), Ecphantus the Pythagorean (null), Alois Riehl (1844), Hicetas (null), and Philip of Opus (-400).