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Occhiali (Giovanni Dionigi Galeni or Giovan Dionigi Galeni, also Uluj Ali, Turkish: Uluç Ali Reis, later Uluç Ali Paşa and finally Kılıç Ali Paşa; 1519 – 21 June 1587) was an Italian farmer, then Ottoman privateer and admiral, who later became beylerbey of the Regency of Algiers, and finally Grand Admiral (Kapudan Pasha) of the Ottoman fleet in the 16th century. Born Giovanni Dionigi Galeni, he was also known by several other names in the Christian countries of the Mediterranean and in the literature also appears under various names. Miguel de Cervantes called him Uchali in chapter XXXIX of his Don Quixote de la Mancha. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Occhiali has received more than 151,866 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Occhiali is the 2,299th most popular politician (up from 2,327th in 2019), the 806th most popular biography from Italy (up from 836th in 2019) and the 159th most popular Italian Politician.

Occhiali is most famous for its use in the Italian language. It is a type of word that can be used as a "verb" or "noun." When used as a verb, it means "to see," "to look at," or "to watch." When used as a noun, it refers to glasses.

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Among politicians, Occhiali ranks 2,299 out of 15,577Before him are Theobald I of Navarre, Bonne of Luxembourg, Jorge Sampaio, Maria Antonia of Austria, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, and Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus. After him are Jehoahaz of Judah, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, Julius Martov, Alfonso VII of León and Castile, Theodoric II, and Emperor Itoku.

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Among people born in 1519, Occhiali ranks 7Before him are Catherine de' Medici, Henry II of France, Pope Innocent IX, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Gaspard II de Coligny, and Francis, Duke of Guise. After him are Isabella Jagiellon, Theodore Beza, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, Imagawa Yoshimoto, Antonis Mor, and Andrea Cesalpino. Among people deceased in 1587, Occhiali ranks 3Before him are Mary, Queen of Scots and Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. After him are Gotthard Kettler, Bianca Cappello, Felix of Cantalice, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Hai Rui, Francisco Hernández de Toledo, John Foxe, Ōmura Sumitada, and Juraj Drašković.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Occhiali ranks 806 out of 4,668Before him are Valentino (1932), Marcus Velleius Paterculus (-19), Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751), Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1797), Gian Maria Volonté (1933), and Giulia Farnese (1474). After him are Gianni Rivera (1943), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), Pescennius Niger (135), Domenico Modugno (1928), Silvio Piola (1913), and Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498).