Silvio Berlusconi

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Silvio Berlusconi ( BAIR-luu-SKOH-nee; Italian: [ˈsilvjo berluˈskoːni] (listen); born 29 September 1936) is an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as 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 and has served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2019, and previously from 1999 to 2001. Berlusconi is the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owned the Italian football club A.C. Milan from 1986 to 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Silvio Berlusconi has received more than 4,860,021 page views. His biography is available in 115 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 114 in 2019). Silvio Berlusconi is the 201st most popular politician (down from 170th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 86th in 2019) and the 19th 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 201 out of 15,710Before him are Louis IX of France, George H. W. Bush, Osman II, Muawiyah I, Anwar Sadat, and Frederick the Great. After him are Odoacer, Slobodan Milošević, Henry VII of England, Catherine I of Russia, Rudolf Hess, and Akbar.

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Among people born in 1936, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 2Before him is Pope Francis. After him are Václav Havel, Yves Saint Laurent, Robert Redford, Sepp Blatter, Mario Vargas Llosa, Ken Loach, Andrei Chikatilo, Valery Legasov, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and Amancio Ortega.

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Among people born in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 93 out of 4,088Before him are Bud Spencer (1929), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Empedocles (-490), Tintoretto (1518), Antonio Salieri (1750), and Pope Leo XIII (1810). After him are Pliny the Elder (23), Pope Paul VI (1897), Pope Innocent III (1160), Cato the Elder (-243), Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938), and Pope Pius X (1835).


Among politicians born in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi ranks 19Before him are Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Vespasian (9), Brutus the Younger (-85), Titus (41), Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194), and Domitian (51). After him are Scipio Africanus (-235), Antoninus Pius (86), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Sulla (-138), Pompey (-106), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820).

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