Luchino Visconti

1906 - 1976

Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo (Italian: [luˈkiːno visˈkonti di moˈdroːne]; 2 November 1906 – 17 March 1976), was an Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, as well as a screenwriter. Visconti was one of the fathers of Italian neorealism in film, but later moved towards luxurious-looking films obsessed with beauty, death and European history – especially the decay of aristocracy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luchino Visconti has received more than 694,401 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Luchino Visconti ranks 15 out of 1,305Before him are Sergei Eisenstein, Roman Polanski, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Leone, Francis Ford Coppola, and Ridley Scott. After him are Jean-Luc Godard, Leni Riefenstahl, Martin Scorsese, Luis Buñuel, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Miloš Forman.

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Among people born in 1906, Luchino Visconti ranks 8Before him are Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt, Dmitri Shostakovich, Samuel Beckett, Puyi, and Aristotle Onassis. After him are Grace Hopper, Kurt Gödel, Albert Hofmann, Henri Charrière, Sergei Korolev, and Josephine Baker. Among people deceased in 1976, Luchino Visconti ranks 7Before him are Mao Zedong, Agatha Christie, Martin Heidegger, Howard Hughes, Werner Heisenberg, and Alvar Aalto. After him are Max Ernst, Zhou Enlai, Bernard Montgomery, Fritz Lang, Jean Gabin, and J. Paul Getty.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luchino Visconti ranks 186 out of 3,282Before him are Sergio Leone (1929), Giorgio Armani (1934), Pope Leo I (390), Nerva (30), Agnes of Rome (291), and Vincenzo Bellini (1801). After him are Pope Sixtus IV (1414), Pope Eugene IV (1383), Ludovico Sforza (1452), Pope Benedict XI (1240), John Bosco (1815), and Piero della Francesca (1415).


Among film directors born in Italy, Luchino Visconti ranks 4Before him are Federico Fellini (1920), Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922), and Sergio Leone (1929). After him are Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Bernardo Bertolucci (1941), Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Roberto Rossellini (1906), Vittorio De Sica (1901), Tinto Brass (1933), Frank Capra (1897), and Dario Argento (1940).

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