Salvatore Giuliano

1922 - 1950

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Salvatore Giuliano (Italian: [salvaˈtoːre dʒuˈljaːno]; Sicilian: Turiddu or Sarvaturi Giulianu; 16 November 1922 – 5 July 1950) was an Italian bandit, who rose to prominence in the disorder that followed the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943. In September of that year, Giuliano became an outlaw after shooting and killing a police officer who tried to arrest him for black market food smuggling when 70% of Sicily's food supply was provided by the black market. He maintained a band of subordinates for most of his career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvatore Giuliano has received more than 489,509 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Salvatore Giuliano is the 28th most popular mafioso (down from 25th in 2019), the 1,583rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,462nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Salvatore Giuliano ranks 28 out of 52Before him are Richard Kuklinski, Vito Genovese, Semion Mogilevich, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ta Mok, and Khun Sa. After him are Griselda Blanco, Vito Cascio Ferro, Joe Masseria, Frank Lucas, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, and Sundance Kid.

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Among people born in 1922, Salvatore Giuliano ranks 94Before him are Damiano Damiani, Fikret Amirov, Serge Reggiani, Paul Scofield, Árpád Göncz, and Yvonne De Carlo. After him are Yuri Averbakh, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Paul Marcinkus, Hussein Onn, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, and Carlos Andrés Pérez. Among people deceased in 1950, Salvatore Giuliano ranks 47Before him are Francesco Cilea, Melitta Bentz, Liane de Pougy, Emil Abderhalden, Eliel Saarinen, and Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell. After him are Alfred Korzybski, Ryuzo Shimizu, Charles Koechlin, Vasil Kolarov, Fevzi Çakmak, and Agnes Smedley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Giuliano ranks 1,583 out of 4,668Before him are Maria Valtorta (1897), Pietro I Orseolo (928), Cesare d'Este, Duke of Modena (1562), Adriano Banchieri (1568), Zita (1212), and Fausto Sozzini (1539). After him are Francesco Francia (1450), Iva Zanicchi (1940), Bernardo Pasquini (1637), Gianni Vattimo (1936), Giulio Douhet (1869), and Vonones I (-100).

Among MAFIOSOS In Italy

Among mafiosos born in Italy, Salvatore Giuliano ranks 5Before him are Lucky Luciano (1897), Salvatore Riina (1930), Bernardo Provenzano (1933), and Vito Genovese (1897). After him are Vito Cascio Ferro (1862) and Salvatore Maranzano (1886).