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 66,452 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Lanza del Vasto is the 793rd most popular philosopher (down from 765th in 2019), the 2,235th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,005th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Italian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Lanza del Vasto ranks 793 out of 1,089Before him are David the Invincible, Samuel Clarke, André Glucksmann, Ferenc Dávid, Francesco Algarotti, and Melchor Cano. After him are Herman of Carinthia, Pyotr Lavrov, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann, Stephen Toulmin, and Franciscus Gomarus.

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Among people born in 1901, Lanza del Vasto ranks 115Before him are Ludolf von Alvensleben, Ed Sullivan, Hellmuth Stieff, Claude Autant-Lara, Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt, and Prince Christoph of Hesse. After him are Pavel Rotmistrov, Mikhail Romm, Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid, Antal Szerb, Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, and Karl-August Fagerholm. Among people deceased in 1981, Lanza del Vasto ranks 85Before him are Victor Kugler, Ferruccio Parri, Jean Eustache, Glauber Rocha, Ziaur Rahman, and Walter Heitler. After him are Norman Taurog, Bobby Sands, Mostafa Chamran, Hermann Esser, Mohammad Beheshti, and Savitri.

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Among people born in Italy, Lanza del Vasto ranks 2,235 out of 4,088Before him are Martino Martini (1614), Gabriele Veneziano (1942), Pietro Lando (1462), William II, Duke of Apulia (1095), Antonio Maria Abbatini (1595), and Delio Onnis (1948). After him are Rossano Brazzi (1916), Marcus Fulvius Nobilior (-300), Bernardo Buontalenti (1531), Aulus Atilius Calatinus (-250), Ernesto Cesàro (1859), and Silvio Gazzaniga (1921).


Among philosophers born in Italy, Lanza del Vasto ranks 54Before him are Silvia Federici (1942), Giles of Rome (1243), Luigi Guido Grandi (1671), Pantaenus (200), Ludovico Antonio Muratori (1672), and Francesco Algarotti (1712). After him are Philip of Opus (-400), John Italus (1025), Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889), Camillo Berneri (1897), Vincenzo Gioberti (1801), and Andrea Carlo Ferrari (1850).