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Licio Gelli

1919 - 2015

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Licio Gelli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈliːtʃo ˈdʒɛlli]; 21 April 1919 – 15 December 2015) was an Italian Freemason, criminal and terrorist. A Fascist volunteer in his youth, he is chiefly known for his role in the Banco Ambrosiano scandal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Licio Gelli has received more than 377,575 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Licio Gelli is the 6,278th most popular politician (down from 5,333rd in 2019), the 1,722nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,588th in 2019) and the 430th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Licio Gelli ranks 6,278 out of 15,577Before him are Roman Dmowski, Hermann Billung, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Vladimir Purishkevich, and Reccared II. After him are Frederick I, Margrave of Baden, Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg, Jānis Čakste, Kurt Huber, Félix Gouin, and Pyotr Rumyantsev.

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Among people born in 1919, Licio Gelli ranks 74Before him are Wolfgang Wagner, Liberace, Maurice Herzog, Charles Sweeney, François Périer, and Merce Cunningham. After him are Joe Weider, George Wallace, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Abdel Hakim Amer, Frederik Pohl, and Christoph Probst. Among people deceased in 2015, Licio Gelli ranks 85Before him are Khaled al-Asaad, Dettmar Cramer, Wayne Dyer, Cabu, Yaşar Kemal, and Eldar Ryazanov. After him are Ruth Rendell, Chantal Akerman, Akiyuki Nosaka, Franzl Lang, Rose Francine Rogombé, and Jean-Pierre Beltoise.

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Among people born in Italy, Licio Gelli ranks 1,722 out of 4,668Before him are Rafael Sabatini (1875), Natalie of Serbia (1859), Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus (-232), Ornella Vanoni (1934), Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa (1822), and Antipope Victor IV (1010). After him are Alessandra Mussolini (1962), Mattia Preti (1613), Roberto Calvi (1920), Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947), Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma (1847), and Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona (1542).


Among politicians born in Italy, Licio Gelli ranks 430Before him are Theron of Acragas (-535), Laura Mancini (1636), Roger Borsa (1060), Jacopo Tiepolo (1150), Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus (-232), and Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa (1822). After him are Alessandra Mussolini (1962), Antonio Grimani (1434), Pippo Spano (1369), John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834), Lollia Paulina (15), and Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este (1776).