Oscar Luigi Scalfaro

1918 - 2012

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Oscar Luigi Scalfaro (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɔskar luˈiːdʒi ˈskalfaro]; 9 September 1918 – 29 January 2012) was the president of Italy from 1992 to 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Luigi Scalfaro has received more than 269,032 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Oscar Luigi Scalfaro is the 3,256th most popular politician (up from 3,621st in 2019), the 1,049th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,138th in 2019) and the 219th most popular Italian Politician.

Oscar Luigi Scalfaro was an Italian politician who served as the seventh President of the Italian Republic from 1992 to 1999. He was a member of the Christian Democracy party.

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Among politicians, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro ranks 3,256 out of 19,576Before him are Pelopidas, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden, Emperor Kaika, François Vatel, Robert II, Count of Flanders, and Magnus III of Sweden. After him are William II of Württemberg, Emperor Tenmu, Bimbisara, Louise of Lorraine, Musa Çelebi, and Gotthard Kettler.

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Among people born in 1918, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro ranks 39Before him are Ahmed Deedat, Bertram Brockhouse, Arthur Kornberg, James Tobin, Maurice Druon, and Jerome Karle. After him are Yasuhiro Nakasone, Julian Schwinger, Hans Scholl, Patricio Aylwin, Edward B. Lewis, and Betty Ford. Among people deceased in 2012, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro ranks 39Before him are Sun Myung Moon, Larry Hagman, Kiro Gligorov, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Benzion Netanyahu, and Lucio Dalla. After him are Sergey Sokolov, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, E. Donnall Thomas, Carl Woese, Erland Josephson, and Andrew Huxley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro ranks 1,049 out of 5,161Before him are Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Nicola Porpora (1686), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826), and Sebastian Cabot (1484). After him are Giovanni Messe (1883), Luigi Cadorna (1850), Roberto Cavalli (1940), Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), and Charles Felix of Sardinia (1765).


Among politicians born in Italy, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro ranks 219Before him are Edda Mussolini (1910), Valentina Visconti, Duchess of Orléans (1371), Marcomer (400), Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1634), Milonia Caesonia (7), and Concino Concini (1575). After him are Charles Felix of Sardinia (1765), Bettino Craxi (1934), Giacomo Matteotti (1885), Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751), Eleonora Gonzaga (1598), and Guy III of Spoleto (900).