Mario Beccaria

1920 - 2003

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Mario Beccaria, (18 June 1920 – 22 November 2003) was an Italian politician of the Christian Democracy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Beccaria has received more than 5,029 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Mario Beccaria is the 4,121st most popular politician (up from 4,601st in 2019), the 1,247th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,364th in 2019) and the 280th most popular Italian Politician.

Mario Beccaria is most famous for his book Crimes and Punishments, which was published in 1764. Beccaria argued that punishments should be proportional to the crime, and that the death penalty should be abolished.

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Among politicians, Mario Beccaria ranks 4,121 out of 19,576Before him are Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg, Altiero Spinelli, Fikret Abdić, Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine, Lothar von Richthofen, and Catherine Pavlovna of Russia. After him are Nana Akufo-Addo, Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse, Antipope Eulalius, Berenice III of Egypt, Prince Henry of Prussia, and Qin Hui.

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Among people born in 1920, Mario Beccaria ranks 62Before him are Ovadia Yosef, Maureen O'Hara, Jack Elam, Ștefan Kovács, Timothy Leary, and Setsuko Hara. After him are Tom of Finland, Gene Tierney, Richard Farnsworth, Isaac Stern, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, and Cornelis Johannes van Houten. Among people deceased in 2003, Mario Beccaria ranks 45Before him are Horst Buchholz, Edgar F. Codd, David Dacko, Franco Corelli, Jack Elam, and Roberto Bolaño. After him are Monique Wittig, Lee Yoo-hyung, Denis Thatcher, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Waichiro Omura, and Moktar Ould Daddah.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Mario Beccaria ranks 1,247 out of 5,161Before him are Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70), Giovanni Gronchi (1887), Romano Mussolini (1927), Altiero Spinelli (1907), Dino Risi (1916), and Riccardo Broschi (1698). After him are Antipope Eulalius (310), Angela of Foligno (1248), Marco Bellocchio (1939), Francesco Foscari (1373), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), and Scipione Borghese (1577).


Among politicians born in Italy, Mario Beccaria ranks 280Before him are Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1500), Eleanor de' Medici (1567), Justa Grata Honoria (417), Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70), Giovanni Gronchi (1887), and Altiero Spinelli (1907). After him are Antipope Eulalius (310), Francesco Foscari (1373), Sebastiano Venier (1496), Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus (-600), Giuseppe Saragat (1898), and Peter II of Sicily (1305).