Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

1869 - 1947

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Victor Emmanuel III (11 November 1869 – 28 December 1947), born Vittorio Emanuele Ferdinando Maria Gennaro di Savoia, was King of Italy from 29 July 1900 until his abdication on 9 May 1946. A member of the House of Savoy, he also reigned as Emperor of Ethiopia (1936–41) and King of the Albanians (1939–43) following the Italian invasions of Ethiopia and Albania. During his reign of nearly 46 years, which began after the assassination of his father Umberto I, the Kingdom of Italy became involved in two world wars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Emmanuel III of Italy has received more than 3,775,514 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Victor Emmanuel III of Italy is the 348th most popular politician (down from 338th in 2019), the 150th most popular biography from Italy (down from 135th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Italian Politician.

Victor Emmanuel III was the King of Italy from 1900 to 1946. He is most famous for leading Italy into World War II and being overthrown by the Italian resistance movement.

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Among politicians, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy ranks 348 out of 19,576Before him are Juan Perón, Godfrey of Bouillon, Liu Bei, Stepan Bandera, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, and François Hollande. After him are Constantine XI Palaiologos, Gerhard Schröder, Baibars, Mustafa II, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Edward I of England.

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Among people born in 1869, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy ranks 5Before him are Mahatma Gandhi, Henri Matisse, Grigori Rasputin, and André Gide. After him are Neville Chamberlain, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Gustaf Dalén, Karl Haushofer, Emma Goldman, and Fritz Pregl. Among people deceased in 1947, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy ranks 4Before him are Max Planck, Henry Ford, and Al Capone. After him are Philipp Lenard, Christian X of Denmark, Rudolf Höss, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Aleister Crowley, Kurt Lewin, George II of Greece, and Jozef Tiso.

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Among people born in Italy, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy ranks 150 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Pius VIII (1761), Pope Formosus (816), Plautus (-254), Luigi Galvani (1737), Pope Clement VIII (1536), and Marcello Mastroianni (1924). After him are Andrea Mantegna (1431), Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736), Pope Pius VI (1717), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), Cato the Elder (-243), and Galba (-3).


Among politicians born in Italy, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy ranks 28Before him are Antoninus Pius (86), Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), Numa Pompilius (-753), Brutus the Younger (-85), Sulla (-138), and Cardinal Mazarin (1602). After him are Galba (-3), Sergio Mattarella (1941), Nerva (30), Scipio Africanus (-235), Vitellius (15), and Pompey (-106).