Paolo Borsellino

1940 - 1992

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Paolo Borsellino (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo borselˈliːno]; Sicilian: Pàulu Borsellino; 19 January 1940 – 19 July 1992) was an Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate. From his office in the Palace of Justice in Palermo, Sicily, he spent most of his professional life trying to overthrow the power of the Sicilian Mafia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paolo Borsellino has received more than 467,774 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Paolo Borsellino is the 4th most popular judge (up from 6th in 2019), the 1,075th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,237th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Judge.

Paolo Borsellino was a judge and anti-mafia crusader who was assassinated in 1992.

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Among judges, Paolo Borsellino ranks 4 out of 39Before him are Deborah, Giovanni Falcone, and Roland Freisler. After him are Adly Mansour, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Fritz Bauer, Zaleucus, Edward Coke, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou, and John Marshall.

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Among people born in 1940, Paolo Borsellino ranks 75Before him are Dietmar Hopp, Mario Andretti, Astrud Gilberto, Gudrun Ensslin, James Brolin, and George Akerlof. After him are Al Jarreau, Milena Dravić, Joachim Frank, Fatema Mernissi, Marlène Jobert, and Dionne Warwick. Among people deceased in 1992, Paolo Borsellino ranks 31Before him are Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, Satyajit Ray, Daniel Bovet, Algirdas Julien Greimas, H. L. A. Hart, and Kaysone Phomvihane. After him are Lella Lombardi, Sam Walton, Joan Fuster, Günther Anders, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and Peter D. Mitchell.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Borsellino ranks 1,075 out of 4,088Before him are Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), Pietro Cavallini (1240), Charles Felix of Sardinia (1765), Publius Licinius Crassus (-86), Ascanio Sobrero (1812), and Gerard of Cremona (1114). After him are Maurice Garin (1871), Michele Placido (1946), Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1634), Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), Natalia Ginzburg (1916), and Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522).

Among JUDGES In Italy

Among judges born in Italy, Paolo Borsellino ranks 2Before him are Giovanni Falcone (1939). After him are Carlo Biotti (1901).