Rudolph Valentino

1895 - 1926

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Rodolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla (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 4,102,598 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Rudolph Valentino is the 169th most popular actor (down from 158th in 2019), the 448th most popular biography from Italy (down from 447th in 2019) and the 9th 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."

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Among actors, Rudolph Valentino ranks 169 out of 10,030Before him are Kevin Costner, Roberto Benigni, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ben Affleck, Jet Li, and Rock Hudson. After him are Caitlyn Jenner, Martin Sheen, David Suchet, Anita Ekberg, David Carradine, and Russell Crowe.

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Among people born in 1895, Rudolph Valentino ranks 16Before him are Nikolai Yezhov, Mikhail Bakhtin, Max Horkheimer, J. Edgar Hoover, Ernst Jünger, and Paul Hindemith. After him are Amin al-Husseini, Paul Éluard, Semyon Timoshenko, Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Folke Bernadotte, and Wilm Hosenfeld. Among people deceased in 1926, Rudolph Valentino ranks 12Before him are Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Emperor Taishō, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Camillo Golgi, and Gertrude Bell. After him are Mary Cassatt, Emil Kraepelin, Aleksei Brusilov, Sunjong of Korea, Louise of Sweden, and Symon Petliura.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Rudolph Valentino ranks 448 out of 4,088Before him are Roberto Benigni (1952), Oriana Fallaci (1929), Reinhold Messner (1944), Pope Clement III (1130), Gaius Maecenas (-68), and Arturo Toscanini (1867). After him are Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Pope Marcellus I (255), Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290), Octavia the Younger (-69), Toto Cutugno (1943), and Pope John IX (850).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Rudolph Valentino ranks 9Before him are Terence Hill (1939), Marcello Mastroianni (1924), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Yves Montand (1921), Monica Bellucci (1964), and Roberto Benigni (1952). After him are Giulietta Masina (1921), Lucia Bosè (1931), Franco Nero (1941), Anna Magnani (1908), Silvana Mangano (1930), and Giuliano Gemma (1938).

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