Oriana Fallaci

1929 - 2006

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Oriana Fallaci (Italian: [oˈrjaːna falˈlaːtʃi]; 29 June 1929 – 15 September 2006) was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. A partisan during World War II, she had a long and successful journalistic career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oriana Fallaci has received more than 662,325 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Oriana Fallaci is the 3rd most popular journalist (down from 2nd in 2019), the 443rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 399th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Journalist.

Oriana Fallaci was a journalist who wrote about the Vietnam War and the Six-Day War. She is most famous for her book "The Rage and the Pride," which was about the September 11th terrorist attacks.

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Among journalists, Oriana Fallaci ranks 3 out of 129Before her are Robert Capa and Richard Sorge. After her are François-Noël Babeuf, Joseph Pulitzer, Gianni Rodari, Gerda Taro, Sebastião Salgado, Dorothea Lange, John Reed, Julian Assange, and Anna Politkovskaya.

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Among people born in 1929, Oriana Fallaci ranks 22Before her are Michael Ende, Frank Gehry, Hassan II of Morocco, Christopher Plummer, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and Peter Higgs. After her are Irene Papas, Tigran Petrosian, Sándor Kocsis, Yayoi Kusama, Chet Baker, and Mohamed Al-Fayed. Among people deceased in 2006, Oriana Fallaci ranks 14Before her are James Brown, Stanisław Lem, Saparmurat Niyazov, Heinrich Harrer, Desmond Doss, and Philippe Noiret. After her are Alfredo Stroessner, Syd Barrett, György Ligeti, Joseph Barbera, Clifford Geertz, and Owen Chamberlain.

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Among people born in Italy, Oriana Fallaci ranks 443 out of 4,088Before her are Pope Celestine IV (1200), Dionysius I of Syracuse (-430), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Pope Stephen IV (770), Pope-elect Stephen (700), and Roberto Benigni (1952). After her are Reinhold Messner (1944), Pope Clement III (1130), Gaius Maecenas (-68), Arturo Toscanini (1867), Rudolph Valentino (1895), and Amadeo I of Spain (1845).


Among journalists born in Italy, Oriana Fallaci ranks 1After her are Gianni Rodari (1920) and Rosanna Marani (1946).