Rachele Mussolini

1890 - 1979

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Rachele Guidi (Italian pronunciation: [raˈkɛːle ˈɡwiːdi]; 11 April 1890 – 30 October 1979), also known (particularly in Italy) as Donna Rachele (Italian for "Lady Rachel") and incorrectly as Rachele Mussolini in the English-speaking world, was the second wife of Prime Minister of Italy and fascist leader Benito Mussolini. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rachele Mussolini has received more than 1,452,838 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Rachele Mussolini is the 212th most popular companion (down from 188th in 2019), the 971st most popular biography from Italy (down from 897th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Companion.

Rachele Mussolini was the wife of Benito Mussolini, the dictator of Italy. She was most famous for being the wife of a dictator and for her support of fascism.

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Among companions, Rachele Mussolini ranks 212 out of 784Before her are Matilda of Ringelheim, Bertha of Holland, Faustina the Elder, Vibia Sabina, Nur Jahan, and Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans. After her are Scribonia, Sophie of France, Queen Inhyeon, Louise of the Netherlands, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, and Catherine of Valois.

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Among people born in 1890, Rachele Mussolini ranks 33Before her are Bohuslav Martinů, Maria Goretti, Victor Lustig, Giorgio Morandi, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Karl Harrer. After her are Eduard Dietl, Hans-Valentin Hube, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Elsa Schiaparelli, Anthony Fokker, and Groucho Marx. Among people deceased in 1979, Rachele Mussolini ranks 31Before her are Bertil Ohlin, Robert Burns Woodward, Nur Muhammad Taraki, Agostinho Neto, Reinhard Gehlen, and Wilhelm Bittrich. After her are Mary Pickford, Otto Robert Frisch, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Ernst Chain, Peggy Guggenheim, and Dhyan Chand.

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Among people born in Italy, Rachele Mussolini ranks 971 out of 5,161Before her are Emilio De Bono (1866), Odilo Globočnik (1904), Andrea della Robbia (1435), Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1562), Masolino da Panicale (1383), and Florianus (232). After her are Italo Svevo (1861), Venantius Fortunatus (530), Lucilla (150), Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400), Italo Gariboldi (1879), and Scribonia (-70).


Among companions born in Italy, Rachele Mussolini ranks 22Before her are Amalasuntha (495), Clementia of Hungary (1293), Julia (-76), Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (1806), Faustina the Elder (105), and Vibia Sabina (86). After her are Scribonia (-70), Adelaide of Austria (1822), Amélie of Leuchtenberg (1812), Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), Bruttia Crispina (164), and Adelaide del Vasto (1072).