Il Secolo XIX

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Il Secolo XIX
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) SEP S.p.A.
Editor Carlo Perrone
Founded 25 April 1886
Political alignment Independent,
Social democracy
Language Italian
Headquarters Piazza Piccapietra 21, 16121, Genoa, Italy
Circulation 103,223 (2008)
ISSN 1594-4395
Website Il Secolo XIX

Il Secolo XIX (Il Secolo Decimono [il ˈsɛːkolo ˌdɛtʃimoˈnɔːno]) is an Italian newspaper published in Genoa, Italy, founded in March 1886, subsequently acquired by Ferdinando Maria Perrone in 1897 from Ansaldo. It is one of the first Italian newspapers to be printed in colour.

On 16 January 2006, its 129th anniversary, the local radio "Radio 19" was launched (receivable also on the Metropolitana di Genova).

In 1997 Il Secolo XIX had a circulation of 127,825 copies.[1] The 2008 circulation of the paper was 103,223 copies.[2]


  1. Jose L. Alvarez; Carmelo Mazza; Jordi Mur (October 1999). "The management publishing industry in Europe" (Occasional Paper No:99/4). University of Navarra. Retrieved 27 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Data for average newspaper circulation Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa

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