Silvio Berlusconi

1936 - 2023

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Silvio Berlusconi ( BAIR-luu-SKOH-nee; Italian: [ˈsilvjo berluˈskoːni] ; 29 September 1936 – 12 June 2023) was an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as the prime minister of Italy in four governments from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1994 to 2013; a member of the Senate of the Republic from 2022 until his death in 2023, and previously from March to November 2013; and a member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2019 to 2022, and previously from 1999 to 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Silvio Berlusconi has received more than 8,192,584 page views. His biography is available in 125 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 115 in 2019). Silvio Berlusconi is the 114th most popular politician (up from 273rd in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Italy (up from 110th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Italian Politician.

Silvio Berlusconi is most famous for being the former Prime Minister of Italy.

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Among politicians, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 114 out of 19,576Before him are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Henry IV of France, Lorenzo de' Medici, Murad IV, Pepin the Short, and Harry S. Truman. After him are Hadrian, Pontius Pilate, Kim Jong-il, Golda Meir, Ariel Sharon, and Mary I of England.

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Among people born in 1936, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 2Before him is Pope Francis. After him are Václav Havel, Sepp Blatter, Alan Alda, Yves Saint Laurent, Barry Barish, Mario Vargas Llosa, Robert Redford, Ken Loach, Mikhail Tal, and Amancio Ortega. Among people deceased in 2023, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 2Before him is Henry Kissinger. After him are Milan Kundera, Toto Cutugno, Tina Turner, Gina Lollobrigida, Jeff Beck, Michael Gambon, Constantine II of Greece, Bobby Charlton, Jane Birkin, and Yevgeny Prigozhin.

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Among people born in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 39 out of 5,161Before him are Parmenides (-501), Giacomo Puccini (1858), Niccolò Paganini (1782), Maria Montessori (1870), Titian (1488), and Lorenzo de' Medici (1449). After him are Pontius Pilate (-12), Pope John Paul I (1912), Tiberius (-42), Donatello (1386), Florence Nightingale (1820), and Empedocles (-490).


Among politicians born in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 11Before him are Cicero (-106), Nero (37), Marcus Aurelius (121), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Caligula (12), and Lorenzo de' Medici (1449). After him are Pontius Pilate (-12), Tiberius (-42), Vespasian (9), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), Titus (41), and Mark Antony (-83).