Umberto I of Italy

1844 - 1900

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Umberto I (Italian: Umberto Ranieri Carlo Emanuele Giovanni Maria Ferdinando Eugenio di Savoia; 14 March 1844 – 29 July 1900) was King of Italy from 9 January 1878 until his assassination in 1900. His reign saw Italy's expansion into the Horn of Africa, as well as the creation of the Triple Alliance among Italy, Germany and Austria-Hungary. The son of Victor Emmanuel II and Adelaide of Austria, Umberto took part in the Italian Wars of Independence as a commander of the Royal Sardinian Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umberto I of Italy has received more than 1,618,978 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Umberto I of Italy is the 617th most popular politician (up from 732nd in 2019), the 295th most popular biography from Italy (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 44th most popular Italian Politician.

Umberto I of Italy is most famous for being the King of Italy from 1878 to 1900.

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Among politicians, Umberto I of Italy ranks 617 out of 19,576Before him are Shinzō Abe, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Manuel I of Portugal, Władysław IV Vasa, Christian X of Denmark, and Yongzheng Emperor. After him are Gojong of Korea, Yuan Shikai, Reza Shah, Yesugei, Sviatoslav I of Kiev, and Anna of Russia.

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Among people born in 1844, Umberto I of Italy ranks 11Before him are Paul Verlaine, Mehmed V, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Bernadette Soubirous, Henri Rousseau, and Ilya Repin. After him are Mary Cassatt, Ludwig Boltzmann, Alexandra of Denmark, Peter I of Serbia, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, and Friedrich Ratzel. Among people deceased in 1900, Umberto I of Italy ranks 6Before him are Friedrich Nietzsche, Oscar Wilde, Gottlieb Daimler, Max Müller, and Wilhelm Steinitz. After him are Ivan Aivazovsky, Robert Luther, John Ruskin, Vladimir Solovyov, Étienne Lenoir, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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Among people born in Italy, Umberto I of Italy ranks 295 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Urban I (222), Duccio (1255), Messalina (17), Pope Sergius IV (970), Germanicus (-15), and Tommaso Campanella (1568). After him are Pope Damasus I (305), Pope John X (860), Pope Adrian V (1205), Bonaventure (1221), Carlo Goldoni (1707), and Michelangelo Antonioni (1912).


Among politicians born in Italy, Umberto I of Italy ranks 44Before him are Lucius Verus (130), Umberto II of Italy (1904), Pertinax (126), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), Valentinian III (419), and Didius Julianus (133). After him are Charles IV of Spain (1748), Maxentius (278), Catiline (-109), Giorgio Napolitano (1925), Aldo Moro (1916), and Enrico Dandolo (1107).