Umberto II of Italy

1904 - 1983

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Umberto II (Italian: Umberto Nicola Tommaso Giovanni Maria di Savoia; 15 September 1904 – 18 March 1983) was the last King of Italy. Umberto's reign lasted for 34 days, from 9 May 1946 until his formal deposition on 12 June 1946, although he had been the de facto head of state since 1944. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umberto II of Italy has received more than 2,931,147 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Umberto II of Italy is the 533rd most popular politician (up from 578th in 2019), the 268th most popular biography from Italy (down from 265th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Italian Politician.

Umberto II of Italy is most famous for being the last king of Italy. He was overthrown in 1946 and the monarchy was abolished.

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Among politicians, Umberto II of Italy ranks 533 out of 19,576Before him are Amin al-Husseini, Henry VI of England, Herbert Hoover, Tahmasp I, Friedrich Ebert, and Emperor Jimmu. After him are Philip V of France, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Agrippina the Younger, Ertuğrul, Theodosius II, and Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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Among people born in 1904, Umberto II of Italy ranks 7Before him are Salvador Dalí, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Deng Xiaoping, Pablo Neruda, Reinhard Heydrich, and Dr. Seuss. After him are Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Jean Gabin, B. F. Skinner, Ève Curie, Johnny Weissmuller, and George Gamow. Among people deceased in 1983, Umberto II of Italy ranks 6Before him are Louis de Funès, Joan Miró, Garrincha, Leopold III of Belgium, and Luis Buñuel. After him are Hergé, Idris of Libya, Jon Brower Minnoch, Felix Bloch, Tennessee Williams, and Meyer Lansky.

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Among people born in Italy, Umberto II of Italy ranks 268 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Adeodatus I (570), Pope Celestine V (1215), Giuseppe Meazza (1910), Pope John XVIII (970), Pope Marcellus I (255), and Benvenuto Cellini (1500). After him are Pope Honorius II (1100), Pertinax (126), Pope Lucius III (1110), Juvenal (50), Pope Siricius (334), and Canaletto (1697).


Among politicians born in Italy, Umberto II of Italy ranks 39Before him are Vitellius (15), Pompey (-106), Servius Tullius (-600), Otho (32), Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), and Lucius Verus (130). After him are Pertinax (126), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), Valentinian III (419), Didius Julianus (133), Umberto I of Italy (1844), and Charles IV of Spain (1748).