Rudolph Valentino

1895 - 1926

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Rodolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguella (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926), known professionally as Rudolph Valentino and nicknamed The Latin Lover, was an Italian actor based in the United States who starred in several well-known silent films including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Sheik, Blood and Sand, The Eagle, and The Son of the Sheik. Valentino was a sex symbol of the 1920s, known in Hollywood as the "Latin Lover" (a title invented for him by Hollywood moguls), the "Great Lover", or simply Valentino. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolph Valentino has received more than 5,251,035 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Rudolph Valentino is the 287th most popular actor (down from 245th in 2019), the 656th most popular biography from Italy (down from 565th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Actor.

Rudolph Valentino was a silent film actor who became a sex symbol in the 1920s. He starred in many films including "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" and "Blood and Sand."

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Rudolph Valentino has had the most page views in the with 630,537 views, followed by Italian (131,814), and Spanish (89,872). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (161.35%), Basque (113.29%), and Latin (99.21%)


Among actors, Rudolph Valentino ranks 287 out of 13,578Before him are William Holden, Christopher Reeve, Pola Negri, Nathalie Delon, Michael Keaton, and Farrah Fawcett. After him are Sophie Marceau, Sonny Chiba, Anthony Perkins, Thespis, Jeff Bridges, and Tobin Bell.

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Among people born in 1895, Rudolph Valentino ranks 32Before him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Semyon Timoshenko, Anastas Mikoyan, Gerhard Domagk, Cemal Gürsel, and Ragnar Frisch. After him are Oskar Dirlewanger, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Babe Ruth, Wilhelm Burgdorf, László Moholy-Nagy, and Khorloogiin Choibalsan. Among people deceased in 1926, Rudolph Valentino ranks 16Before him are Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Camillo Golgi, Sunjong of Korea, Symon Petliura, Emil Kraepelin, and Louise of Sweden. After him are Aleksei Brusilov, Gertrude Bell, Nikola Pašić, Margherita of Savoy, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, and John Browning.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Rudolph Valentino ranks 656 out of 5,161Before him are Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Bernardo Provenzano (1933), Desiderius (710), Pope Telesphorus (100), Gabriele Amorth (1925), and Giovanni Giustiniani (1418). After him are Aulus Gellius (123), Domenichino (1581), Piero the Unfortunate (1472), Pope John XIII (930), Michelozzo (1396), and Paul the Deacon (720).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Rudolph Valentino ranks 19Before him are Anna Magnani (1908), Raffaella Carrà (1943), Giuliano Gemma (1938), Virna Lisi (1936), Silvana Mangano (1930), and Vittorio Gassman (1922). After him are Lino Ventura (1919), Giancarlo Giannini (1942), Gian Maria Volonté (1933), Michele Placido (1946), Alberto Sordi (1920), and Lucia Bosè (1931).

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