Il Secolo XIX
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)SEP S.p.A.
EditorItaliana Editrice
Founded25 April 1886
Political alignmentIndependent
HeadquartersPiazza Piccapietra 21, 16121, Genoa, Italy
Circulation103,223 (2008)
WebsiteIl Secolo XIX

Il Secolo XIX (Il Secolo Decimonono [il ˈsɛːkolo detʃimoˈnɔːno]) 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" (PDF). University of Navarra. Archived from the original (Occasional Paper No:99/4) on 30 June 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2015.
  2. ^ Data for average newspaper circulation Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa