Mario Scelba

1901 - 1991

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Mario Scelba (5 September 1901 – 29 October 1991) was an Italian politician who served as the 33rd prime minister of Italy from February 1954 to July 1955. A founder of the Christian Democracy, Scelba was one of the longest-serving Minister of the Interior in the history of the republic, having served at the Viminale Palace in three distinct terms from 1947 to 1962. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Scelba has received more than 51,347 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mario Scelba is the 9,971st most popular politician (down from 9,524th in 2019), the 2,542nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,242nd in 2019) and the 675th most popular Italian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mario Scelba ranks 9,971 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg, Vitold Fokin, Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Nubnefer, Margrethe Vestager, and Ælla of Deira. After him are Dudu of Akkad, Mleh, Prince of Armenia, Oldřich Černík, Gerolf of Holland, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, and Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani.

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Among people born in 1901, Mario Scelba ranks 135Before him are Henri Tomasi, Rose Ausländer, Stanisław Mikołajczyk, Kjeld Abell, Aurora Mardiganian, and Spyridon Marinatos. After him are Umberto Caligaris, Arnulfo Arias, August Schmidhuber, Juan García Oliver, Maurice Evans, and Hans Erich Nossack. Among people deceased in 1991, Mario Scelba ranks 105Before him are Fred MacMurray, Mikheil Meskhi, Heidi Brühl, Andrzej Panufnik, Ho Jong-suk, and Mort Shuman. After him are Nicholas Poppe, Billy Vaughn, Helmut Walcha, Luigi Zampa, Amadou Hampâté Bâ, and Dean Jagger.

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Among people born in Italy, Mario Scelba ranks 2,542 out of 4,088Before him are Giovanni da Udine (1487), Eraldo Monzeglio (1906), Enzo Jannacci (1935), Christian Panucci (1973), Corrado Bafile (1903), and Domenico Bartolucci (1917). After him are Campanus of Novara (1210), Carlo Maria Abate (1932), Antonio Bacci (1885), Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela (1781), Simonetta Stefanelli (1954), and Francesco Araja (1709).


Among politicians born in Italy, Mario Scelba ranks 675Before him are Marco Minghetti (1818), Aemilia Tertia (-230), Bartolomeo Gradenigo (1260), Prince Francis Joseph of Battenberg (1861), Lucius Afranius (-150), and Archduke Louis of Austria (1784). After him are Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela (1781), Paolo Mantegazza (1831), Giovanni Goria (1943), Marcus Aurelius Cotta (-150), Walter de Silva (1951), and Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus (-1).