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Umberto II of Italy

1904 - 1983

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Umberto II, full name Umberto Nicola Tommaso Giovanni Maria di Savoia (15 September 1904 – 18 March 1983), was the last King of Italy. He reigned for 24 days, from 9 May 1946 to 2 June 1946, although he had been de facto head of state since 1944 and was nicknamed the May King (Italian: Re di Maggio). Umberto was the only son among the five children of King Victor Emmanuel III and Queen Elena. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umberto II of Italy has received more than 2,443,109 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Umberto II of Italy is the 583rd most popular politician (up from 647th in 2019), the 266th most popular biography from Italy (up from 285th in 2019) and the 42nd 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 583 out of 15,577Before him are Alija Izetbegović, Constantius II, Margaret I of Denmark, Oscar I of Sweden, Ahab, and Mobutu Sese Seko. After him are Jadwiga of Poland, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Manuel I Komnenos, Herbert Hoover, Oscar II of Sweden, and Frederick William IV of Prussia.

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Among people born in 1904, Umberto II of Italy ranks 8Before him are Deng Xiaoping, Reinhard Heydrich, Pablo Neruda, Dr. Seuss, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, and Cary Grant. After him are B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Johnny Weissmuller, Graham Greene, and Alexei Kosygin. Among people deceased in 1983, Umberto II of Italy ranks 6Before him are Louis de Funès, Joan Miró, Garrincha, Luis Buñuel, and Leopold III of Belgium. After him are Hergé, Idris of Libya, Tennessee Williams, Jon Brower Minnoch, David Niven, and Meyer Lansky.

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Among people born in Italy, Umberto II of Italy ranks 266 out of 4,668Before him are Charles Borromeo (1538), Fra Angelico (1400), Pope Pelagius I (505), Pope John XV (1000), Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892), and Pope Adeodatus I (570). After him are Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Pope Benedict XIII (1649), Pope John VIII (820), Cimabue (1240), Tommaso Campanella (1568), and Pope Eugene III (1080).


Among politicians born in Italy, Umberto II of Italy ranks 42Before him are Lucius Verus (130), Didius Julianus (133), Giuseppe Mazzini (1805), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Sergio Mattarella (1941), and Valentinian III (419). After him are Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810), Catiline (-109), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), Tiberius Gracchus (-163), Charles IV of Spain (1748), and Gaius Cassius Longinus (-87).