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Italian - Notable Historical Events

Julius IIApr 27, 1509

Galileo GalileiFeb 13, 1633

HandelApr 15, 1738

NapoleonJan 25, 1802

Amedeo AvogadroJul 11, 1811

Victor Emmanuel IISep 20, 1870

Guglielmo MarconiDec 11, 1901

Benito MussoliniOct 26, 1922

RommelJan 26, 1942

Aldo MoroDec 4, 1963

Diego MaradonaApr 6, 1991

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Italian - Historical Events
Date Event
1167-12-01

Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League

1310-06-09

Duccio's Maestà Altarpiece, a seminal artwork of the early Italian Renaissance, is unveiled and installed in the Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy.

1327-04-06

Italian poet Petrarch 1st sets eyes on his beloved Laura

1336-04-26

Italian Renaissance poet Francesco Petrarch famously climbs Mont Ventoux

1341-04-14

Sack of Saluzzo (Italy) by Italian-Angevine troops under Manfred V of Saluzzo.

1497-05-10

Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to the New World

1497-08-06

Italian explorer John Cabot returns to Bristol from North America (Newfoundland) - first European to do so since the Vikings

1503-02-13

Disfida di Barletta - Famous challenge between 13 Italian and 13 French knights near Barletta.

1509-04-27

Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice

1512-04-11

Battle of Ravenna: French forces under Gaston de Foix defeat Holy League in a major battle of the Italian Wars

1544-07-19

Italian War of 1542: The Siege of Boulogne began.

1555-07-02

Turgut Reis sacks the Italian city of Paola.

1571-03-25

Catholic Italian businessman Roberto Ridolfi leaves England

1630-05-17

Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi, 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface

1633-02-13

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun

1649-09-02

The Italian city of Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro.

1738-04-15

Premiere in London of "Serse", an Italian opera by George Frederic Handel.

1797-01-07

The modern Italian flag is first used.

1802-01-25

Napoleon Bonaparte elected president of Italian (Cisalpine) Republic

1808-04-30

1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri

1811-07-11

Italian scientist Amedeo Avogadro publishes his memoir about molecular content of gases.

1814-03-30

Murat issues the Rimini Declaration which would later inspire Italian Unification.

1824-07-30

Gioacchino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris

1825-11-29

1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)

1848-07-23

Battle of Custoza-Italian War of Independence, starts

1848-07-25

1st battle at Custozza: Austrians under Radetzky beat Italian

1849-03-23

Battle of Novara (King Charles Albert vs Italian republic)

1849-07-03

The French entered Rome in order to restore Pope Pius IX to power. This would prove a major obstacle to Italian unification.

1849-08-22

The first air raid in history; Austria launches pilotless balloons against the Italian city of Venice.

1858-01-14

French Emperor Napoleon III escapes attempt on his life by Felice Orsini, an Italian patriot who was later executed

1858-05-15

Royal Italian Opera opens in Covent Garden London

1860-04-02

1st Italian Parliament met at Turin

1862-08-29

Battle of Aspromonte; Italian royal forces defeat rebels

1866-06-24

Second Battle at Custozza: the Austrian Imperial army, joined by the Venetian Army decisively defeated the Italian army, despite the Italians' strong numerical advantage.

1866-07-17

Italian fleet under Admiral Count Carlo Pellion di Persano captures Austrian Fort Lissa

1870-09-20

Italian army under Victor Emmanuel II seizes Rome from the French

1870-10-02

Italy annexes Rome & Papal States; Rome made Italian capital

1887-02-23

French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die

1890-01-01

Eritrea is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government.

1894-10-30

Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in industrial production of pandoro (a traditional Italian sweet yeast bread).

1895-03-25

Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1895-09-26

Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea

1895-12-07

Battle at Amba Alagi: Abyssinians beat Italian armies

1895-12-08

Battle at Amba Alagi: Ethiopian emperor Menelik II drives Italian general Baratieri's out

1896-02-25

Italian government decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea

1896-03-05

Italian premier Crispi resigns

1896-03-05

Italian governor of Eritrea, Gen Baldissera, reaches Massawa

1898-05-08

The first games of the Italian Football League are played.

1900-07-29

In Italy, King Umberto I of Italy is assassinated by Italian-born anarchist Gaetano Bresci.

1901-12-11

Guglielmo Marconi, the Italian electrical inventor, sends the first transatlantic radio signal

1902-11-15

Leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist

1905-11-22

British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos

1906-05-10

Italian King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president Ludwig Forrer open Simplon tunnel

1906-12-31

French/British/Italian treaty concerning rights on Abyssinia

1909-02-02

Italian writer Marinetti publishes Futurist Manifest in Paris

1909-05-13

The first Giro d'Italia takes place in Milan: Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna is the winner.

1911-10-05

Italian troops occupy Tripoli

1912-03-05

Italian forces are the first to use airships for military purposes, using them for reconnaissance behind Turkish lines.

1912-04-18

Tripolitan War: in continuing hostilities, Turkey closes the Dardanelles Straits after an Italian naval bombardment of the coastline

1912-05-04

Italian mariners occupy Turkish Island of Rhodes

1912-10-19

Tripoli (Libya) passes from Turkish to Italian control

1914-11-15

Italian socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il Populo d'Italia

1914-12-05

The Italian Parliament proclaims the neutrality of the country.

1915-07-17

Italian offensive at Isonzo

1915-11-07

An Austrian submarine sinks the Italian liner 'Ancona' without warning; 27 Americans are among the 272 who lose their lives

1915-11-09

Italian liner Ancona sinks by German torpedos, killing 272

1916-05-15

Asiago, Italy, falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front

1916-08-02

World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.

1916-12-13

Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol

1917-10-24

Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army

1921-01-21

The Italian Communist Party was founded at Livorno.

1921-03-19

Italian Fascists shoot from the Parenzana train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded.

1922-02-09

Italian government of Bonomi falls

1922-03-03

Italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka

1922-05-24

Russian-Italian trade agreement signed

1922-08-08

Italian general strike broken by fascist terror

1922-10-26

Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini

1922-11-24

Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"

1923-02-26

Italian nationalist & fascists merge (blue-shirts & black-shirts)

1923-07-15

Italian parliament accepts new constitution

1923-09-27

Italian troops leave occupied Korfu

1924-05-30

Socialist Matteotti falls in Italian parliament by fascists

1925-01-03

Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator

1925-07-20

Italian-Serbian/Croatian/Slav treaty about Dalmatie

1925-09-26

Italian sub "Sebastiano Veniero" lost off Sicily with 54 dead

1925-10-19

Italian army takes Somalia

1925-11-05

Mussolini disbands Italian socialist parties

1926-08-10

Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed

1926-09-16

Italian-Romanian peace treaty signed

1926-10-07

Italian Great Fascist Council forms

1926-11-27

Italian & Albania sign peace treaty

1929-10-24

Belgian princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto get engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails

1934-11-23

An Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogaden discovers an Italian garrison at Walwal, which lay well within Ethiopian territory. This leads to the Abyssinia Crisis.

1934-12-03

Italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya

1935-01-15

300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition

1935-10-02

Mussolini's Italian army attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1935-10-06

Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia

1935-10-10

League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia

1935-12-30

Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia

1936-05-01

Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades

1936-05-05

Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa

1936-07-04

League of Nations ends sanctions against Italy after Italian takeover of Abyssinia

1936-10-04

Italian lire devalued

1937-01-09

Italian regime bans marriages between Italians & Abyssinians

1937-08-24

In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.

1937-12-24

Dutch government recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia

1938-04-16

Great Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia

1938-09-01

Benito Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews

1939-04-10

Grens mobilization due to Italian invasion in Albania

1940-06-11

World War II: First attack of the Italian Air force on the island of Malta.

1940-06-15

38 Italian Fiat bombers bomb Luc-en-Province

1940-08-03

Italian troops invade British Somalia

1940-09-12

Italian troops enter Egypt

1940-09-13

Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt

1940-09-18

Italian troops conquer Sidi Barrani

1940-11-11

British Fleet Air Arm attack destroys half of Italian fleet at Taranto

1941-01-03

Italian counter offensive in Albania

1941-02-06

Battle of Beda Fomm: Italian 10th army destroyed

1941-02-28

British-Italian dogfight above Albania

1941-04-06

Italian held Addis Ababa surrenders to British & Ethiopian forces

1941-05-16

Italian army under Aosta surrenders to Britain at Amba Alagi Ethiopia

1941-05-18

Italian army in Ethiopia under general Aosta surrenders to Britain

1942-01-26

Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German Marshal Rommel

1942-01-29

German & Italian troops occupy Banghazi, Libya

1942-05-27

Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim

1942-12-04

US bombers struck Italian mainland for 1st time in WW II

1943-01-20

Operation-Weiss: Assault of German, Italian, Bulgarian & Croatian

1943-04-28

German-Italian counter offensive in North-Africa

1943-05-13

German & Italian forces in Africa surrender

1943-07-25

Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian Premier and arrested on authority King Victor Emmanuel II

1943-07-28

Italian Facist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns

1943-08-16

1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily)

1943-09-09

15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome

1943-09-10

Italian fleet anchors at Malta

1943-09-29

Eisenhower & Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice

1944-03-01

Massive strikes in Northern Italian towns

1944-03-13

USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio government

1944-03-15

Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing

1945-04-27

Italian partisans capture Benito Mussolini at Dongo (Lake Como),

1946-06-02

Italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)

1946-06-10

Italian Republic established

1947-02-01

Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of christian-dems & communists

1947-05-31

Italian government of Gasperi forms

1947-12-22

Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution

1948-03-07

The Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule.

1948-07-14

Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot near to the Italian Parliament.

1950-09-03

"Nino" Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.

1951-09-19

Italian civil servants strike for pay increase

1954-01-18

Fanfani forms Italian government

1954-07-31

First ascent of K2, by an Italian expedition led by Ardito Desio.

1956-07-25

Italian liner Andrea Doria sinks after colliding with the Stockholm

1957-05-06

Italian government of Segni resigns

1957-05-19

Adone Zoli forms Italian government

1959-02-15

Antonio Segni forms Italian government

1960-02-24

Italian government of Segni falls

1960-03-25

Italian government Tambroni forms

1960-06-26

Italian Somaliland declares independence from Italian administration

1960-07-01

The independent Somali Democratic Republic, commonly known as Somalia, is formed out of former British and Italian territories

1960-07-19

Italian government Tambroni, resigns

1960-07-26

Italian government of Fanfani forms

1961-09-10

Italian Grand Prix, a crash causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari.

1961-11-11

Congolese soldiers murder 13 Italian UN pilots

1962-08-14

French & Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel

1962-10-27

The plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian industry's most relevant figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances.

1963-12-04

Aldo Moro forms Italian government (1963-1968)

1964-08-26

Italian Communist Party selects Luigi Longo as chairman

1964-10-04

Italian Autostrada del Sol opens at Milan-Naples

1969-07-04

Italian Rumor government resigns

1970-07-06

Italian Rumor government resigns

1973-07-04

In audience with Italian cyclists, Pope Paul VI praises athletes who "offer the magnificent show of a healthy, strong, generous youth"

1973-11-22

The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.

1974-02-18

NASA launches Italian satellite San Marcos C-2 (235/843 km)

1974-03-06

An Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette in Monte Carlo

1974-04-18

Red Brigade kidnaps Italian attorney general Mario Sossi

1974-05-23

Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed

1974-05-28

Italian fascists bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed

1979-08-04

Italian government of Cossiga begins

1980-06-27

Italian plane crashes into Tyrrheense Sea, kills 81

1981-05-26

The Italian Prime Minister Arnaldo Forlani and his coalition cabinet resign following a scandal over membership of the pseudo-masonic lodge P2 (Propaganda Due).

1981-08-27

Divers begin to recover a safe found aboard sunken Italian liner Andrea Doria

1982-09-24

US, Italian & French peacekeeping troops begin arriving in Lebanon

1985-10-07

PLO terrorists sieze Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro

1985-10-10

US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody

1987-07-02

Nilde Iotti is named as the first female President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

1988-08-28

70 killed in crash of three Italian air force fighters at air show at Ramstein, Germany

1991-03-04

Iraq releases 6 US, 3 British & 1 Italian POW

1991-04-06

Argentine soocer star Diego Maradona suspended for 15 month by Italian League for testing positive for cocaine use

1991-05-09

Italian actress Laura Antonelli found guilty of cocaine possession

1991-08-01

Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires

1992-04-28

Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns

1992-06-28

Italian government of Amato forms

1993-04-28

Carlo Ciampi forms Italian government with ex-communists

1993-05-18

Italian police arrest Mafia boss Benedetto "Nitto" Santapaola

1994-01-13

Italian government of Ciampi resigns

1994-05-10

Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists

1994-07-29

Corrupt Italian ex-premier Craxi gets 8½ year jail sentenced

1994-12-22

Italian government of Berlusconi resigns

1997-09-26

An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.

2001-05-13

Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing "House of Freedoms" coalition wins the Italian general election.

2001-07-20

Italy: The 27th Annual G8 summit opens in Genoa. An Italian protester in Genoa, Carlo Giuliani, is shot by police.

2003-11-12

Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.

2005-03-04

The car of released Italian hostage Giuliana Sgrena is fired on by US soldiers in Iraq, causing the death of an Italian Secret Service Agent and injuring two passengers.

2005-04-25

The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.

2006-11-27

Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and former President of the Italian Republic, resigned from his position as lifetime senator.

2007-02-21

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi resigns from office. His resignation is rejected by the President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano.

2012-10-22

6 Italian scientists are convicted of manslaughter for their failure to predict the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake

2012-12-02

Pier Luigi Bersani is elected Italian Prime Minister

2013-02-25

Italy Common Good, a centre left alliance, wins the Italian general election

2013-05-07

Jolly Nero, an Italian cargo ship, crashes into the port of Genoa, killing seven people

2013-09-08

Sebastian Vettel wins the 2013 Italian Formula One Grand Prix

2014-02-14

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigns after less than a year in office

2014-11-11

An Italian appeals court overturns a manslaughter conviction against 6 scientists for failing to give adequate warning of a deadly earthquake

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Italian - Notable Birthdays

Francis of AssisiSep 26, 1181

Thomas AquinasJan 28, 1225

Marco PoloSep 15, 1254

Ludovico SforzaJul 27, 1452

MichelangeloMar 6, 1475

RaphaelApr 6, 1483

Giacomo CasanovaApr 2, 1725

Giuseppe VerdiOct 10, 1813

Camillo GolgiJul 7, 1843

Benito MussoliniJul 29, 1883

Elsa SchiaparelliSep 10, 1890

Frank CostelloJan 26, 1891

Enrico FermiSep 29, 1901

Carlo GambinoAug 24, 1902

Emilio G. SegrèJan 30, 1905

Aldo MoroSep 23, 1916

Mario AndrettiFeb 28, 1940

Andrea BocelliSep 22, 1958

Italian - Birthdays
Date Event
130-09-22

Claudius Galenus, Italian physician/scholar

1181-09-26

Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian founder of the Franciscan Order (d. 1226)

1194-07-16

Saint Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253)

1221-10-09

Salimbene di Adam, Italian chronicler

1225-01-28

Saint Thomas Aquinas, Roccasecca Italy, Italian thelogian and saint

1254-09-15

Marco Polo, Venice, Italian explorer (Il Milione), (d. 1324)

1265-05-09

Dante Alighieri, Italian poet (Divina Commedia)

1347-03-25

Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (d. 1380)

1360-08-10

Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)

1380-07-24

Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint

1380-09-08

Bernardinus of Siena, Italian saint

1386-06-24

Giovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (d. 1456)

1386-09-16

Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist//sciencist/general

1401-12-21

Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)

1404-02-18

Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)

1405-10-18

Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)

1406-01-13

Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile)

1431-01-01

Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)

1433-10-19

Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (d. 1499)

1452-07-27

Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Lombardy, Italian duke of Milan (1494-1508), (commissioned The Last Supper), (d. 1508)

1454-03-09

Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America)

1455-03-15

Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1532)

1456-07-28

Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)

1458-09-11

Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia)

1463-10-29

Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher

1466-06-18

Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (d. 1539)

1469-05-19

Giovanni della Robbia, Italian sculptor

1474-03-21

Angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint

1474-10-13

Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter

1475-03-06

Michelangelo, Italian painter (David) (d. 1564)

1475-09-13

Cesare Borgia, Italian aristocrat (d. 1507)

1475-10-20

Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)

1478-12-06

Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)

1479-06-14

Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet (d. 1552)

1480-02-13

Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1542)

1481-03-07

Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (d. 1537)

1483-03-28

Raphael Sanzio, Urbino, Italy, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Gregorian calendar)

1483-04-06

Raphael Sanzio, Urbino, Italy, Italian painter/master builder (Madonna Sistina and School of Athens) (birthday in the Julian calendar)

1483-10-16

Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)

1484-04-12

Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)

1485-11-30

Veronica Gambara, Italian poetess

1491-11-08

Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544)

1492-01-12

Andreas Alicatus, Italian author

1492-05-08

Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer

1493-09-28

Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Italian monk (Golden Donkey)

1493-11-11

Bernardo Tasso, Italian poet (d. 1569)

1493-11-12

Bartolomeo Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (d. 1560)

1494-03-01

Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter

1495-03-06

Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione)

1499-03-31

Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian lawyer/pope (1559-65)

1500-02-22

Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian humanist (d. 1564)

1502-01-07

Gregory XIII [Ugo Boncompagni], Bologna, Papal States, Italian pope (1572-85), introduced Gregorian calendar in 1582

1502-03-20

Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (d. 1575)

1503-01-11

Francesco Parmigianino, Italian artist (Madonna with the Long Neck)

1503-03-22

Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (d. 1583)

1503-06-28

Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (d. 1556)

1507-02-20

Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)

1507-06-19

Annibale Caro, Italian poet (d. 1566)

1507-10-01

Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573)

1508-12-24

Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)

1509-01-25

Giovanni Morone, Italian theologist/diplomat/cardinal/"heretic"

1511-06-18

Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect

1513-02-14

Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer

1515-07-21

St Philippus Nerius, [Philippo Neri], Italian merchant/priest

1517-01-17

Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)

1518-09-29

Tintoretto, Italian painter

1519-03-29

Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal

1519-04-13

Catherine de' Medici, Italian born Queen consort to Henry II of France and later regent to her sons

1519-05-27

Girolamo Mei, Italian historian (d. 1594)

1519-06-06

Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher and botanist (d. 1603)

1521-08-19

Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)

1522-02-02

Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (d. 1565)

1522-09-11

Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical

1527-11-18

Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor

1529-09-01

Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter

1530-09-30

Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606)

1534-02-05

Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)

1535-05-03

Alessandro "Agnolo" Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer

1538-04-26

Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)

1538-10-02

Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (d. 1584)

1538-10-31

Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607)

1538-12-10

Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)

1539-12-05

Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)

1540-12-31

Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)

1541-04-08

Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)

1542-10-04

Roberto Bellarmino, Italian saint/theologist (Doctor of the Church)

1543-09-14

Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (d. 1615)

1548-09-02

Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (d. 1616)

1550-05-25

Camillus de Lellis, Italian soldier/monastery founder/saint

1550-12-22

Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher (d. 1631)

1551-01-14

Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608)

1552-04-15

Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)

1552-06-18

Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (d. 1637)

1552-08-24

Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (d. 1614)

1552-10-06

Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China)

1553-06-05

Bernardino Baldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1617)

1555-04-21

Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)

1557-08-16

Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)

1559-07-22

Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619)

1559-09-12

Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect

1560-03-08

Don Carlo Gesualdo, Italian composer (d. 1613)

1560-11-03

Annibale Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1609)

1561-11-21

Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author

1563-10-13

Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint (Caracciolini)

1568-03-09

Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint

1568-09-05

Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)

1569-10-18

Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)

1571-09-29

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian artist (d. 1610)

1574-09-18

Claudio Achillini, Italian lawyer/poet

1575-11-04

Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642)

1577-02-06

Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)

1577-09-06

Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)

1577-10-17

Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)

1578-02-09

Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)

1578-08-17

Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)

1581-02-17

Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)

1581-10-21

Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641)

1582-05-01

Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer

1585-03-13

Federico Cesi, Rome, Italian Naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, 1603

1586-12-06

Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)

1587-02-26

Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)

1587-09-18

Francesca Caccini, Italian composer (d. circa 1640)

1591-06-16

Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)

1593-07-08

Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian painter (d. 1653)

1593-08-23

Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)

1595-11-27

Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor/architect

1598-04-17

Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)

1598-07-31

Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654)

1599-09-25

Francesco Borromini, Italian architect (d. 1667)

1599-11-11

Ottavio Piccolomini, Italian/Spanish marshal

1602-02-14

Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer

1603-06-17

Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (d. 1663)

1607-11-28

Pietro Sforza, Italian theologist: Istoria del Concilio di Trento

1608-10-15

Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)

1609-08-29

Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)

1610-05-18

Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664)

1610-12-09

Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (d. 1680)

1611-11-01

François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)

1615-06-20

Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter/musician [or 7/21]

1622-04-05

Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)

1625-06-06

Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor

1628-03-10

Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (d. 1694)

1633-06-01

Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)

1633-11-03

Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (d. 1714)

1634-10-18

Luca Giordano, Italian artist (d. 1705)

1642-12-30

Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707)

1644-10-01

Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer

1645-08-10

Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)

1646-06-05

Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (d. 1684)

1650-08-16

Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopedist (d. 1718)

1657-03-18

Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer

1657-08-18

Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1743)

1657-10-04

Francesco Solimena, Italian painter (d. 1747)

1659-12-12

Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)

1662-12-13

Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)

1663-10-09

Gian M Crescimbeni, Italian literary/critic (Arcadia)

1664-01-20

Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (d. 1718)

1664-05-31

Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal

1665-08-21

Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729)

1666-02-15

Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)

1666-11-05

Attilio Ariosti, Italian composer born in Bologna

1667-01-05

Antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740)

1667-07-02

Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (d. 1740)

1667-09-05

Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician (d. 1733)

1668-06-23

Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (d. 1744)

1670-07-18

Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer

1671-06-08

Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)

1671-10-01

Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (d. 1742)

1671-12-01

Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius

1675-06-01

Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (d. 1755)

1675-07-12

Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer

1676-05-28

Jacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician (d. 1754)

1678-03-07

Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)

1679-02-24

Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer

1679-11-14

Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius

1680-03-20

Baron Emanuele d' Astorga, Italian composer (Stabat mater)

1682-02-25

Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d. 1771)

1686-08-01

Benedetto Marcello, Venice Italy, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare)

1687-09-17

Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (d. 1772)

1688-07-19

Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian missionary to China (d. 1766)

1690-02-01

Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer

1691-06-17

Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Italian painter and architect (d. 1765)

1691-07-25

Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini)

1695-05-02

Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)

1695-05-03

Henri Pitot, Italian-born French engineer (d. 1771)

1695-09-03

Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer

1696-01-05

Giuseppe Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/painter (d. 1757)

1697-06-11

Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist

1697-10-28

Canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768)

1698-01-03

Pietro Metastasio, Italian poet (d. 1782)

1700-05-12

Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect

1702-08-15

Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher

1703-04-16

Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke

1703-08-02

Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)

1706-10-18

Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa)

1706-11-07

Carlo Cecere, Italian composer

1708-01-25

Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter

1710-01-04

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)

1710-04-14

Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer

1710-12-02

Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (d. 1783)

1711-05-18

Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer

1711-10-31

Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (d. 1778)

1712-10-05

Francesco Guardi, Italian painter

1712-12-11

Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)

1713-12-04

Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (d. 1786)

1714-03-27

Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (d. 1795)

1714-10-16

Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)

1714-12-24

Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery)

1716-10-03

Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (d. 1781)

1718-05-16

Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)

1718-07-18

Saverio Bettinelli, Italian writer (d. 1808)

1720-02-26

Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)

1720-10-04

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher

1720-12-13

Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)

1723-06-03

Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born naturalist (d. 1788)

1725-04-02

Giacomo Casanova, Venice, Italian writer, adventurer and famous lover

1726-08-09

Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (d. 1778)

1728-01-16

Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)

1728-04-19

Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright

1728-12-02

Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat

1729-04-18

Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer

1729-05-23

Giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno)

1730-12-25

Philip Mazzei, Italian physician and friend of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1816)

1733-03-05

Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer

1735-12-15

Cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer

1737-09-07

Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist/physicist

1739-01-19

Joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian architect (d. 1808)

1740-05-09

Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)

1743-02-19

[Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)

1746-07-16

Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian monk/discoverer (1st asteroid-Ceres)

1746-11-14

Giulio Gabrielli the Younger, Italian Cardinal

1749-01-16

Vittorio A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)

1749-03-10

Lorenzo da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838)

1749-12-17

Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto)

1751-09-10

Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor

1752-01-23

Muzio Clementi, Italian composer

1754-02-19

Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier)

1754-05-23

Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon)

1755-06-01

Frederico Fiorillo, Italian violist/composer

1757-06-08

Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)

1757-11-01

Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor

1760-09-14

M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer

1761-12-11

Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (d. 1835)

1762-04-10

Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (d. 1834)

1762-04-14

Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist

1764-07-09

Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)

1765-04-01

Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (d. 1810)

1765-09-22

Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician (d. 1822)

1770-10-01

Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)

1772-02-18

Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Bassano del Grappa, Italian Geologist

1773-05-03

Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian traveller/nature investigator/diplomat

1773-09-25

Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (d. 1856)

1778-01-26

Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)

1784-08-14

Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat

1786-03-25

Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist

1786-11-07

Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer of Italian parentage

1792-09-14

Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane

1795-04-21

Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint

1798-04-11

Macedonio Melloni, Italian physicist (d. 1854)

1798-06-29

Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet (d. 1837)

1798-09-17

Antonia M B Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat

1800-08-22

Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (d. 1865)

1801-09-12

Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing-teacher

1801-11-03

Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma)

1804-07-25

Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Italian minister of Education

1804-11-18

Alfonso Ferrero la Marmora, Italian general and statesman (d. 1878)

1805-06-22

Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)

1806-04-02

Giacomo Antonelli, Italian cardinal/asst sec of state for Pius IX

1806-07-07

Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education

1807-02-13

Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder (Liefdezusters)

1808-04-13

Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (d. 1896)

1808-06-28

Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican

1811-03-30

Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor

1811-06-21

Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (d. 1868)

1812-11-04

Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)

1813-10-10

Giuseppe Verdi, Busseto, First French Empire, Italian composer (La donna è mobile - Rigoletto), (d. 1901)

1815-08-16

John Bosco, Italian priest and educator (d. 1888)

1817-03-01

Giovanni Duprè, Italian sculptor (d. 1882)

1817-05-11

Fanny Cerrito, Italian ballet dancer (d. 1909)

1818-10-04

Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier

1819-01-06

Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (d. 1886)

1820-03-04

Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (d. 1856)

1826-06-06

Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist

1826-07-13

Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)

1826-11-24

Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian author (Pinocchio)

1827-09-05

Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)

1827-09-30

Carlo A Alfieri, Italian MP (Liberal)

1828-03-01

Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright

1828-07-09

Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)

1830-12-07

Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education

1831-03-15

Daniel Comboni, Italian missionary (d. 1881)

1831-10-31

Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist (d. 1910)

1832-09-04

Antonio Agliardi, Italian diplomat (d. 1915)

1835-02-20

Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist

1835-03-14

Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars) [or March 4]

1835-07-27

Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1907)

1835-11-16

Eugenio Beltrami, Cremona Lombardy, Italian Mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)

1835-11-18

Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist

1838-03-01

Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest

1838-10-06

Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (d. 1910)

1840-03-08

Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor

1840-09-02

Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)

1840-10-30

Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano

1842-04-25

Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)

1843-07-07

Camillo Golgi, Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy—Venetia, Austrian Empire, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), (d. 1926)

1844-07-31

Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist

1846-03-03

Desiderio FA Pietri, Italian baker/marathon runner Dorando's father

1846-06-19

Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer (d. 1928)

1846-10-21

Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (Cuore)

1847-10-21

Guiseppe Giacosa, Italian songwriter (libretti opera Puccini)

1847-10-31

Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (2-fasenmotor)

1848-07-15

Vilfredo F D Pareto, Italian economist/sociologist

1850-05-21

Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (d. 1914)

1850-09-04

Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal/earl (WW I-Caporetto)

1852-08-22

Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)

1853-01-12

Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, Italian mathematician (tensor analysis)

1855-12-31

Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet

1856-03-07

Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)

1857-04-23

Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza)

1858-04-01

Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Circulation of Elite)

1858-06-20

Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits)

1858-09-27

Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician, founder of symbolic logic

1859-10-18

Paolo Orsi, Rovereto, Italian Archaeologist (Sicilian excavations)

1860-05-03

Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician (d. 1940)

1861-12-05

Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)

1861-12-19

Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno)

1862-12-14

Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS]

1862-12-26

Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS]

1863-12-07

Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer/fascist (Cavalleria Rusticana)

1863-12-31

Alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno)

1864-06-29

Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law)

1865-06-26

Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)

1865-08-14

Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (d. 1952)

1865-09-08

Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore & Amore, Top)

1866-08-13

Giovanni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (d. 1945)

1866-09-27

Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic Blessed (d. 1932)

1869-01-13

Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist

1869-11-11

Gaetano Bresci, Italian-American anarchist (d. 1901)

1870-02-03

Ada Negri, Italian poet/author (Il Libro di Mara)

1871-07-18

Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)

1871-09-27

Grazia Deledda, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)

1871-11-27

Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (d. 1950)

1872-03-25

Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)

1872-05-14

Elia Dalla Costa, Italian cardinals (d. 1961)

1872-12-20

Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer

1873-03-29

Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician (d. 1941)

1874-12-25

Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (d. 1944)

1875-03-04

Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar/interpreter

1875-04-29

Rafael Sabatini, Italian/British writer (d. 1950)

1875-05-30

Giovanni Gentile, Italian philosopher (d. 1944)

1875-11-06

Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator

1876-03-08

Franco Alfano, Italian opera composer (Il dottore Antonio)

1876-04-30

Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)

1876-08-14

Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Italian feminist/poet (Una Donna)

1877-09-26

Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (d. 1963)

1877-11-09

Enrico De Nicola, Italian politician (d. 1959)

1878-03-12

Gemma Galgani, Italian saint

1879-06-21

Umberto Brunelleschi, Italian cartoonist/illustrator (Candide)

1879-07-27

Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Il Libro Della Giovinezza)

1881-04-03

Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)

1882-04-15

Giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo)

1882-04-28

Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist

1882-08-11

Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia

1882-10-05

Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics)

1883-01-01

Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer/journalist (La Torre, Tre Croci)

1883-04-07

Gino Severini, Italian painter (d. 1966)

1883-07-29

Benito Mussolini, [Il Duce], Forli Kingdom of Italy, Fascist Italian dictator (1922-43), (d. 1945)

1884-01-23

Ralph DePalma, Italian-American race car driver (d. 1956)

1884-05-23

Corrado Gini, Italian sociologist (d. 1965)

1884-10-16

Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)

1885-01-05

Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (d. 1940)

1885-01-21

Umberto Nobile, Italian general

1885-02-02

Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer (I cavalli bianchi)

1885-05-22

Giacomo Matteotti, Italian politician (d. 1924)

1885-08-20

Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici)

1885-09-04

Antonio Bacci, Italian cardinal (d. 1971)

1885-09-14

Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)

1885-10-16

Dorando di Desiderio Pietri, Italian marathoner (Olympic-DQ gold-1908)

1885-11-09

Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (d. 1952)

1886-05-12

Piotr F Scharoff, Russian/Italian actor/director (Chechov)

1887-01-25

Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)

1887-02-03

Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Tramonto del grande attore)

1888-02-27

Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist (d. 1974)

1888-03-04

Rafaela Ottiano, Italian-born American actress (d. 1942

1888-06-11

Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1927)

1888-07-04

Henry Armetta, Italian/US actor (Bell for Adano, Big Store)

1888-09-15

Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (d. 1925)

1889-03-04

Oscar Chisini, Italian mathematician (d. 1967)

1890-09-10

Elsa Schiaparelli, Rome, Italian fashion designer

1890-10-16

Maria Goretti, Italian saint (d. 1902)

1891-01-23

Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist

1891-01-26

Frank Costello, Lauropoli Italy, Italian-American gangster (The Prime Minister of the Underworld)

1891-04-19

Ricardo Bacchelli, Italian writer/poet (La Ronda)

1891-04-22

Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (d. 1965)

1891-06-21

Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian architect (Nuove Struttura)

1891-08-25

Alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer

1892-02-04

Ugo Betti, Italian playwright

1892-03-30

Fortunato Depero, Italian artist (d. 1960)

1892-09-15

Silpa Bhirasri, Italian sculptor (d. 1962)

1892-10-12

Gilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano (d. 1975)

1892-11-16

Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver (d. 1953)

1893-02-19

Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Scrittori d'Oggi)

1893-03-18

Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (d. 1978)

1893-11-14

Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)

1894-08-01

Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (d. 1927)

1894-08-20

Tecla Scarano, Marriage Italian Style

1895-04-15

Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Gente in Aspromonte)

1895-07-04

Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator

1896-05-11

Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter

1896-06-06

Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome)

1896-08-16

(or the 17th) Tina Modotti, Udine Italy, Italian artist and activist

1896-09-06

Mario Praz, Italian literary critic and scholar (La carne, la morte, e il diavolo)

1896-11-27

Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian author (Il giorno del giudizio)

1897-04-18

Ardito Desio, Italian topographer (d. 2001)

1897-04-26

Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children)

1897-12-30

Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (d. 1976)

1898-01-13

Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)

1898-05-13

Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (d. 2007)

1898-05-19

Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974)

1898-06-09

Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)

1898-06-09

Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)

1899-07-26

Carel C van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Italian & Roman art)

1899-11-03

Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (d. 1986)

1900-03-07

Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter

1900-03-09

Aimone duke of Spoleta/Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43)

1900-05-24

Eduardo De Filippo, Italian actor and screenwriter (d. 1984)

1900-08-31

Gino Lucetti, Italian anarchist (d. 1943)

1900-10-16

Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)

1900-11-04

Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)

1901-02-27

Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter

1901-04-06

Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Catholic (d. 1925)

1901-04-11

Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer (typewriter)

1901-05-15

Luis Monti, Argentine-Italian footballer (d. 1983)

1901-07-07

Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Fietsendieven)

1901-09-29

Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italian/American nuclear physicist, gone fission/fermium (Nobel 1938)

1901-09-29

Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)

1902-07-20

Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Bicycle Thiefs)

1902-08-11

Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986)

1902-08-24

Carlo Gambino, Palermo Sicily, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family)

1902-09-20

Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Ladri di Biciclette)

1902-10-14

Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (d. 1963)

1903-02-26

Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)

1904-01-20

Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/grandson of Bakunin

1904-02-03

Luigi Dallapiccola, Pisino Istria, Italian composer

1904-04-29

Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate

1904-07-05

Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector

1904-08-08

Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (d. 1948)

1904-08-28

Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer (d. 1980)

1904-11-25

Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (d. 2000)

1905-01-18

Joseph Bonanno, Italian-born gangster (d. 2002)

1905-01-30

Emilio G. Segrè, Tivoli, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton)

1905-07-05

Isa Miranda, [Ines Sampietro], Italian model/actress (La ronde)

1905-10-17

Franco Albini, Italian architect

1906-01-01

Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)

1906-02-04

Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (champ-1933)

1906-05-20

Giuseppe Siri, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1989)

1906-06-12

Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)

1906-06-13

Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)

1906-07-12

Pietro Tordi, Divorce Italian Style

1906-10-02

John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature

1906-10-30

Giuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (d. 1966)

1907-08-31

Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism (d. 1986)

1907-11-28

Alberto Moravia, [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones)

1907-12-05

Giuseppe Occhialini, Italian physicist (d. 1993)

1908-02-02

Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer

1908-05-01

Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)

1908-07-04

Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)

1908-09-09

Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)

1908-11-26

Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)

1909-04-22

Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)

1909-04-22

Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)

1909-07-22

Dorino Serafini, Italian racing driver (d. 2000)

1909-10-18

Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)

1909-11-08

Alberto Erede, Italian conductor

1909-11-23

Leonida Barboni, Divorce Italian Style

1909-9-22

James V. Kern, Lucy's Italian Movie

1910-02-21

Carmine Galante, Italian-born gangster (d. 1979)

1910-03-25

Mario Peragallo, Italian composer

1910-03-25

Magda Olivero, Italian soprano

1910-08-23

Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer (d. 1979)

1911-03-05

Josefina Serratosa, Jealousy, Italian Style

1911-07-02

Diego Fabbri, Italian, playwright/leader (Vatican movie bureau)

1911-11-18

Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (d. 2000)

1912-01-02

Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion)

1912-02-28

Clara Petacci, Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini (d. 1945)

1912-03-04

Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter

1912-04-16

Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (d. 1997)

1912-04-29

Italo Valenti, Italian sculptor

1912-08-13

Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)

1912-12-11

Carlo Ponti, Magenta, Lombardy, Italian producer (Marriage Italian Style, Doctor Zhivago)

1913-07-22

Gorni Kramer, Italian bandleader (d. 1995)

1913-07-27

Vittorio Sereni, Italian poet (Diario d'Algeria)

1913-08-22

Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (d. 1993)

1913-10-19

Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (Le ragazze di San Frediano)

1913-10-24

Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (d. 1984)

1914-03-04

Gino Colaussi (Luigi Colaussi), Italian footballer (d. 1991)

1914-05-18

Boris Christoff, Bulgaria/Italian bass (Boris Godunov)

1914-07-18

Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (d. 2000)

1914-09-14

Pietro Germi, Genoa Italy, actor/director (Divorce Italian Style)

1914-12-27

Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)

1914-9-14

Pietro Germi, Divorce Italian Style

1915-03-10

Harry Bertoia, Italian artist (d. 1978)

1915-03-12

Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter

1915-05-27

Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini)

1915-10-24

Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Figaro-Barber of Seville)

1916-03-04

Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (Botteghe Oscure)

1916-04-28

Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian automobile manufacturer (d. 1993)

1916-05-14

Marco Zanuso, Italian architect

1916-05-20

Trebisonda Valla, Italian athlete (d. 2006)

1916-06-08

Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (d. 2007)

1916-07-04

Iva Toguri, Tokyo Rose/Communism, Italian Style/Two Can Live as Cheaply as One

1916-07-14

Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary)

1916-08-30

Maury Thompson, Lucy's Italian Movie

1916-09-23

Aldo Moro, Maglie Italy, Italian politician (d. 1978)

1916-12-23

Dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter

1916-12-24

Carlo Rustichelli, Divorce Italian Style

1917-02-28

George Malcolm, Italian Concerto in F/Fantasy in C minor/Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor

1917-03-17

Carlo Cassola, An Italian Romance

1917-04-02

Lou Monte, NJ, singer (Peppino the Italian Mouse)

1917-06-16

Aurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari; d. 1989)

1918-01-07

Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)

1918-02-04

Luigi Pareyson, Italian philosopher (d. 1991)

1918-04-25

Graham Payn, The Italian Job

1918-05-18

Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (d. 2003)

1918-05-20

Carlo Egidi, Divorce Italian Style

1918-09-09

Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Novara, Italy, politician (Italian President, 1992-1999), (d. 2012)

1919-01-05

Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)

1919-01-14

Giulio Andreotti, How We Got the Italian Movie Business Into Trouble: The True Story of Franco and Ciccio

1919-04-07

Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italian fencer (6x Olympic gold, 1936-1960), (d. 2012)

1919-06-21

Paolo Soleri, Italian-born American architect

1919-09-08

Gianni Brera, (Giovanni Luigi Brera), Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)

1919-09-15

Fausto Coppi, Italian bicylist (world record 45,798 km)

1919-10-18

Roberto Gerardi, Marriage Italian Style

1920-01-01

Virgilio Savona, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)

1920-01-03

Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)

1920-04-13

Roberto Calvi, Italian banker (d. 1982)

1920-04-27

Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (d. 1956)

1920-05-18

Lucia Mannucci, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)

1920-08-08

Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (d. 2006)

1920-08-09

Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer

1920-09-10

Fabio Taglioni, Italian motorcycle engineer (d. 2001)

1920-10-06

Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (d. 2005)

1920-12-07

Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist, (d. 2012)

1920-12-09

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic

1921-03-22

Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (d. 2004)

1921-07-24

Giuseppe Di Stefano, Italian operatic tenor (d. 2008)

1921-11-23

Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor (d. 1960)

1921-12-06

Piero Piccioni, Italian musician and composer (d. 2004)

1922-01-16

Ernesto Bonino, Italian singer (d. 2008)

1922-03-26

Oscar Sala, Italian-born physicist

1922-03-28

Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)

1922-05-15

Enrico Berlinguer, Italian communist/sec-gen (CPI) [or May 25]

1922-06-24

Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)

1923-03-07

John Trumper, The Italian Job

1923-04-08

Franco Corelli, Italian tenor (Don Jose-Carmen)

1923-04-09

Dann Cahn, Lucy's Italian Movie

1923-05-12

Giovanni Testori, Italian writer (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)

1923-11-06

Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone

1923-12-09

Ennio De Concini, Divorce Italian Style

1923-12-23

Claudio Scimone, Italian conductor

1923-12-30

Paolo Rossi, Italian Movies

1924-02-06

Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Road to Rome)

1924-04-16

Alfredo Giannetti, Divorce Italian Style

1924-06-29

Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (d. 2006)

1924-07-13

Carlo Bergonzi, Italian singer

1924-09-28

Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (d. 1996)

1924-12-19

Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (d. 1994)

1925-03-17

Gabriele Ferzetti, Italian film and stage actor

1925-06-21

Giovanni Spadolini, Italian politician (d. 1994)

1925-06-29

Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician

1925-09-23

Eleonora Rossi Drago, Italian actress

1925-12-20

Benito Lorenzi, Italian footballer (d. 2007)

1926-01-15

Disley Jones, The Italian Job

1926-01-21

Franco Evangelisti, Italian composer

1926-04-15

Enrico Ameri, In the Name of the Italian People

1926-11-08

Louis Mansi, The Italian Job

1927-03-02

Rudolph Vecoli, And They Came to Chicago: The Italian American Legacy

1927-10-07

Tony Beckley, The Italian Job

1928-07-10

Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (d. 2003)

1928-12-22

Piero Angelo, Italian writer (Control)

1929-01-03

Sergio Leone, Italian, director (Fist Full of Dollars)

1929-04-26

Bill Hearn, Inheritance, Italian Style

1929-06-21

Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (d. 1999)

1929-07-31

Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist

1929-10-31

Bud Spencer, Italian actor (Aladdin, Extralarge, Go For It)

1930-03-01

Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980)

1930-05-02

Marco Pannella, Italian politician and activist

1930-09-19

Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (d. 2002)

1931-05-10

Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter

1931-05-12

Harry Baird, The Italian Job

1931-05-13

Alfio Vita, Marriage Italian Style

1931-07-11

Tullio Regge, Italian physicist

1931-07-24

Ermanno Olmi, Italian director

1931-10-01

Sylvano Bussotti, Italian composer

1931-10-29

Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor

1931-11-16

Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (d. 2006)

1932-01-05

Umberto Eco, Italian author (Name of the Rose)

1932-02-05

Cesare Maldini - Italian footballer and manager

1932-02-15

Troy Kennedy-Martin, The Italian Job

1932-04-17

Graziella Sciutti, Italian opera singer

1932-04-27

Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)

1932-07-07

Hércules Cortés, Jealousy, Italian Style

1932-07-10

Carlo Mario Abate, Italian racing driver

1933-01-26

Ercole Baldini, Italian cyclist

1933-06-15

Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)

1933-06-25

Michelangelo Pistoletto, Italian artist (glass painter)

1933-06-30

Lea Massari, Italian actress

1934-06-20

Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)

1934-08-15

Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer (d. 1998)

1935-01-13

Mauro Forghieri, Italian automotive & mechanical engineer (Scuderia Ferrari)

1935-01-13

Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress

1935-03-11

Sandra Milo, Italian actress

1935-04-12

Aldo Puglisi, Marriage Italian Style

1935-07-17

Donald Sutherland, The Italian Job

1935-08-12

John Cazale, Italian-American actor (d. 1978)

1935-08-24

Lando Buzzanca, Divorce Italian Style

1935-10-06

Bruno Sammartino, Italian strongman and professional wrestler

1935-12-21

Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racecar driver (d. 1967)

1936-01-13

Renato Bruson, Italian operatic baritone

1936-04-01

Peter Collinson, The Italian Job

1936-09-13

Stefano Delle Chiaie, Italian neo-Nazi

1937-01-06

Paolo Conte, Italian singer

1937-03-23

Paul Lee Lander, The Italian Job

1937-09-14

Renzo Piano, Italian architect

1937-9-12

Daniela Rocca, Divorce Italian Style

1937-9-24

John Ireson, Western, Italian Style

1938-01-06

Adriano Celentano, Italian singer and actor

1938-05-13

Giuliano Amato, Italian politician

1938-08-28

Maurizio Costanzo, Italian television journalist

1939-05-05

Cesare Fiorio, Italian sporting director of various Formula One teams

1939-05-18

Giovanni Falcone, Italian magistrate (d. 1992)

1939-05-19

Livio Berruti, Italian athlete

1939-06-19

Michael Standing, The Italian Job

1939-07-16

Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)

1939-08-06

Mario Valgoi, The Italian Job

1939-11-08

Aliakper Gasan-Zade, The Italian

1940-01-19

Paolo Borsellino, Italian magistrate (d. 1992)

1940-02-28

Mario Andretti, Italian American race-car driver (1969 Indianapolis 500, 1978 Formula One World Champion)

1940-03-02

Tony Croatto, Italian-born composer (d. 2005)

1940-05-01

Elsa Peretti, Italian jewelry designer

1940-09-29

Nicola Di Bari, Italian singer

1940-11-02

Gigi Proletti, Italian entertainer

1941-05-13

Frank Jarvis, The Italian Job

1941-07-08

Dario Gradi, Italian-born football manager

1941-09-19

Umberto Bossi, Italian politician

1941-09-26

Salvatore Accardo, Italian violinist and conductor

1941-11-23

Franco Nero, Italian actor

1942-01-31

Daniela Bianchi, Italian actress

1942-02-28

Dino Zoff, Italian footballer

1942-07-18

Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (d. 2006)

1942-09-29

Felice Gimondi, Italian cyclist

1942-10-24

Margaret Blye, The Italian Job

1942-10-24

David Munro, The Italian Job

1943-02-26

Dante Ferretti, Italian art director and costume designer

1943-03-19

Mario Monti, Italian politician

1943-05-20

Al Bano, Italian singer

1943-06-18

Raffaella Carrà, Italian singer

1943-07-07

Toto Cutugno, Italian singer

1943-07-16

Lene Tiemroth, Italian for Beginners

1943-08-18

Gianni Rivera, Italian footballer and politician

1943-09-27

Amedeo, 5th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat

1943-11-13

Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer

1943-11-28

Aleksandr Knaifel, The Italian

1944-01-16

Marilù Tolo, Marriage Italian Style

1944-01-25

Anita Pallenberg, Italian model

1944-02-10

Alice Condon, An Italian in America

1944-02-25

Judy Shapiro, The Italian Machine

1944-02-29

Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri, Italian illustrator

1944-03-05

Lucio Battisti, Italian singer (d. 1998)

1944-06-03

Eddy Ottoz, Italian athlete

1944-09-17

Reinhold Messner, Italian mountain climber (Mount Everest)

1944-10-29

Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer

1944-11-07

James Dashow, Chicago, American/Italian composer

1944-11-07

Luigi Riva, Italian footballer

1945-03-23

Franco Battiato, Italian singer, songwriter and filmmaker

1945-07-12

Leopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor

1945-09-21

Ombrettqa Colli, Italian entertainer

1945-12-05

Jocelyn, Italian entertainer

1946-02-08

Merete Voldstedlund, Italian for Beginners

1946-04-01

Arrigo Sacchi, Italian football coach

1946-06-18

Fabio Capello, Italian football coach

1946-12-09

Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born Indian politician

1947-06-20

Ivo Milazzo, Italian comic book artist

1947-07-01

Shirley Hemphill, The Italian Connection

1947-08-31

Luca di Montezemolo, Italian businessman

1947-09-18

Giancarlo Minardi, Italian motor racing team boss

1947-09-20

Mia Martini, Italian singer (d. 1995)

1947-10-01

Adriano Tilgher, Italian politician

1947-10-19

Giorgio Cavazzano, Italian comic strip artist

1947-12-07

Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer

1947-12-20

Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer

1948-02-25

Aldo Busi, Italian writer

1948-03-09

Emma Bonino, Italian politician

1948-04-11

Marcello Lippi, Italian football coach

1948-05-29

Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor

1948-08-22

Eleonora Brown, Italian actress

1948-9-07

Ib Tardini, Italian for Beginners

1949-04-27

Enzo Braschi, Italian Fast Food

1949-05-10

Miuccia Prada, Milan Italy, Italian fashion designer

1949-10-10

Gino Cogliandro, Italian Fast Food

1949-9-07

Tatyana Zakharova, The Italian

1950-04-12

Flavio Briatore, Italian businessman and F1 team principal (Renault F1)

1950-05-29

Yuriy Itskov, The Italian

1950-09-07

Adriano Panatta, Rome, tennis star (French 1976, Italian 1976)

1950-09-30

Renato Zero, Italian musician

1950-11-03

Massimo Mongai, Italian writer

1950-12-27

Roberto Bettega, Italian footballer

1951-04-08

Andrei Zertsalov, The Italian

1951-06-19

Francesco Moser, Italian cyclist

1951-07-02

Michele Santoro, Italian TV journalist

1951-11-26

La Cicciolina, [Ilona Staller], Budapest Hungary, Italian MP

1951-9-10

Mary Portser, The Italian Job

1952-01-06

Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor

1952-01-06

Sergey Zhukovich, The Italian

1952-01-07

Giuliano Ferrara, Italian politician, journalist and founding editor (Il Foglio)

1952-01-11

Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian

1952-02-07

Vasco Rossi, Italian singer

1952-03-04

Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer

1952-05-07

Karen-Lise Mynster, Italian for Beginners

1952-05-26

Susanne Oldenburg, Italian for Beginners

1952-06-28

Pietro Mennea, Italian runner (200m world record), (d. 2013)

1952-08-01

Mirko Setaro, Italian Fast Food

1952-10-05

Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host (d. 2007)

1952-10-27

Roberto Benigni, Italian director and actor

1952-11-16

Piero Falchetta, Italian archivist, Biblioteca Marciana

1952-12-16

Francesco Graziani, Italian footballer

1952-12-20

Sergio Vastano, Italian actor (Nightclub, Prete Bello)

1953-01-11

Anna Marchesini, Italian entertainer

1953-07-17

Elizabeth Hess, Italian Lessons

1953-08-19

Nanni Moretti, Italian film actor, director and producer

1953-09-27

Claudio Gentile, Italian footballer

1953-12-07

Bertin Osborne, Italian entertainer

1954-04-03

Elisabetta Brusa, Italian composer

1954-10-22

Jomar Cidoni, The Honeymooners: Confusion - Italian Style

1954-11-26

Rikke Wölck, Italian for Beginners

1954-11-30

Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)

1954-12-07

Gianfranco Jannuzzo, Italian entertainer

1955-01-15

Enrico Mentana, Milan Italy, Italian newscaster (RAI)

1955-03-13

Bruno Conti, Italian footballer

1955-05-02

Donatella Versace, Reggio Italy, Italian fashion designer

1955-09-15

Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer

1955-09-24

Riccardo Illy, Italian politician

1955-09-25

Adelmo "Zucchero" Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna)

1955-11-23

Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist

1955-11-25

Bruno Tonioli, Italian born British dancer

1955-11-28

Alessandro Altobelli, Italian footballer

1955-12-08

Steen Svare, Italian for Beginners

1956-08-02

Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author

1956-09-23

Paolo Rossi, Italian footballer

1956-11-22

William Knuttel, Italian for Beginners

1957-01-29

Grazyna Miller, Italian poet, translator, and journalist

1957-04-06

Maurizio Damilano, Italian speed walker (30K World Record)

1957-04-06

Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut

1957-09-09

Gabriele Tredozi, Italian engineer

1957-09-22

Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist

1957-10-08

Antonio Cabrini, Italian footballer

1958-06-20

Ken Aguado, The Italian American Cook

1958-09-22

Andrea Bocelli, Pisa, Italian tenor (The Prayer)

1958-10-20

Neil Barry, The Italian Writer

1958-11-10

Massimo Morsello, Italian singer

1958-11-12

Nick Stellino, Italian-American television chef

1958-11-29

Mario Petrucci, Anglo-Italian Poet and Ecologist

1958-9-28

Peter Gantzler, Italian for Beginners

1959-04-02

Gelindo Bordin, Italian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1988)

1959-08-27

Gerhard Berger, formula-1 racer (Italian Grand Prix-1988)

1959-09-30

Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach

1959-12-28

Marty Ryan, The Italian Job

1960-02-01

Giorgio Tirabassi, Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy

1960-02-13

Pierluigi Collina, Italian football referee

1960-04-19

Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress (The Tiger and the Snow)

1960-04-28

Walter Zenga, Italian footballer

1960-05-08

Franco Baresi, Italian footballer

1960-05-10

Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)

1960-05-27

Antonio Pennarella, Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy

1960-07-26

Boris Lee Krutonog, The Italian Job

1960-08-14

Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano

1960-11-19

Matt Sorum, The Italian Job

1960-12-17

Moreno Argentin, Italian cyclist

1961-06-06

Aldo Costa, Italian engineer

1961-09-16

Alessandro Cecchi Paone, Italian entertainer

1962-01-08

Pietro Cattani, Italian Style

1962-01-27

Roberto Paci Dalò, Italian director and composer

1962-04-06

Andrei Romanov, The Italian

1962-06-29

Giovanni Aloisio, Italian Horror Story

1962-07-20

Giovanna Amati, Italian racing driver

1962-10-23

Daria Scagliola, Italian/Dutch photographer (vuurtorenpostzegels)

1962-12-07

Grecia Colmenares, Italian entertainer

1962-12-17

Giulla Boschi, Italian actress (Act of Contrition, Bonus Malus)

1963-01-25

Martin Brygmann, Italian for Beginners

1963-02-28

Claudio Chiappucci, Italian cyclist

1963-05-12

Stefano Modena, Italian racing driver

1963-05-19

Filippo Galli, Italian footballer

1963-05-24

Ivan Capelli, Italian racing driver

1963-09-19

Alessandra Martines, Italian entertainer

1963-10-28

Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician/songwriter (Adesso Te)

1963-11-01

Antonella Ella, Italian entertainer

1963-11-09

Fulvio Fantoni, Italian bridge player

1963-12-22

Giuseppe Bergomi, Italian footballer

1963-9-02

Claus Gerving, Italian for Beginners

1964-01-12

Stefano Simondo, Italian actor

1964-01-18

Enrico Lo Verso, Italian actor

1964-02-14

Gianni Bugno, Italian cyclist

1964-03-15

Davide Pinato, Italian footballer

1964-03-18

Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver

1964-04-29

Federico Castelluccio, Italian-American actor

1964-05-29

Lars Kaalund, Italian for Beginners

1964-05-30

Andrea Montermini, Italian racing driver

1964-06-17

Rinaldo Capello, Italian racing driver

1964-06-20

Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer

1964-09-18

Marco Masini, Italian entertainer

1964-10-15

Roberto Vittori, Italian astronaut

1964-12-01

Salvatore Schillaci, Italian footballer

1965-01-15

Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist

1965-02-17

Irina Osnovina, The Italian

1965-03-29

Jill Naumann, The Italian Job

1965-08-19

Kevin Dillon, Porn Scenes from an Italian Restaurant

1965-10-16

Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Italian for Beginners

1965-10-28

Luigi Miraglia, Italian Latinist

1965-11-16

Dave Kushner, The Italian Job

1966-03-04

Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor

1966-04-24

Alessandro Costacurta, Italian footballer

1966-06-04

Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano

1966-07-01

Enrico Annoni, Italian footballer

1966-07-05

Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer

1966-09-27

Lorenzo Cherubini, Italian singer (Jovanotti)

1966-10-07

Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer

1966-10-23

Alex Zanardi, Italian race car driver

1966-12-14

Fabrizio Giovanardi, Italian racecar driver

1966-12-18

Gianluca Pagliuca, Italian actress (Ugly Dirty & Bad)

1966-12-19

Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba, Italian skier (Olympic-gold-1988, 92)

1966-12-29

Stefano Eranio, Italian footballer

1967-01-17

Filippo Raciti, Italian police officer (d. 2007)

1967-03-22

Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist

1967-04-14

Nicola Berti, Italian International footballer

1967-05-14

Valeria Marini, Rome Italy, sports commentator (Italian Soccer)

1967-05-19

Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor

1967-05-20

Gabriele Muccino, Italian film director

1967-06-18

Pasquale Bruno, Italian American entrepreneur

1967-07-05

Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist

1967-07-13

Benny Benassi, Italian disc jockey

1967-07-27

Anette Støvelbæk, Italian for Beginners

1967-08-08

Jessica Moore, Italian actress

1967-10-20

Luigi Lo Cascio, Italian actor

1967-12-17

Gigi D'Agostino, Italian DJ and musician

1967-12-23

Carla Bruni, Italian-French model and singer

1968-05-29

Chiara Colizzi, It's Better in Italian

1968-06-26

Paolo Maldini, Italian footballer

1968-07-09

Paolo Di Canio, Italian football player

1968-08-02

Michelangelo Risi, Italian Style

1968-11-08

Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer

1968-11-09

Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist

1969-01-28

Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)

1969-03-04

Pierluigi Casiraghi, Italian football manager

1969-03-15

Gianluca Festa, Italian footballer

1969-05-21

Pierluigi Brivio, Italian footballer

1969-06-21

Gabriella Paruzzi, Italian skier

1969-07-17

F. Gary Gray, The Italian Job

1969-07-20

Giovanni Lombardi, Italian cyclist

1969-08-06

Federica Gori, Gladiators: A Report on Italian Hardcore Cinema

1969-11-20

Silvia Sommaggio, Italian 5k runner

1969-12-11

Alessandro Melli, Italian footballer

1969-9-28

Anders W. Berthelsen, Italian for Beginners

1970-01-09

Alex Staropoli, Italian keyboardist (Rhapsody Of Fire)

1970-01-13

Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004)

1970-02-14

Giuseppe Guerini, Italian cyclist

1970-02-16

Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer

1970-04-17

Adam Rom, Italian Style

1970-05-27

Michele Bartoli, Italian cyclist

1970-07-06

Frank Salvato II, Italian-American Sound Engineer and Composer

1970-08-22

Giada De Laurentiis, Italian/American chef and television host

1970-09-14

Francesco Casagrande, Italian cyclist

1970-12-15

Frankie Dettori, Italian jockey

1971-01-17

Leonardo Ciampa, Italian-American musician

1971-01-25

Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver

1971-05-10

Adriano Giannini, Italian actor

1971-05-25

Marco Cappato, Italian politician

1971-06-26

Max Biaggi, Italian motorcycle racer

1971-07-24

Dino Baggio, Italian footballer

1971-08-09

Davide Rebellin, Italian cyclist

1971-08-14

Raoul Bova, Italian actor

1971-08-23

Demetrio Albertini, Italian footballer

1971-08-24

Pierfrancesco Favino, Italian actor

1971-11-03

Diego Alessi, Italian race car driver

1971-11-14

Marco Leonardi, Italian-Australian actor

1971-12-02

Francesco Toldo, Italian Football Player (Inter Milan)

1972-01-06

Nek, Italian singer

1972-03-05

Luca Turilli, Italian musician (Rhapsody)

1972-06-06

Cristina Scabbia, Italian singer (Lacuna Coil)

1972-09-08

Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor

1972-9-05

Gianni Giannelli, The Italian Key

1973-01-14

Giancarlo Fisichella, Italian race car driver

1973-03-29

Sebastiano Siviglia Italian footballer

1973-04-04

Loris Capirossi, Italian motorcycle racer

1973-05-07

Paolo Savoldelli, Italian cyclist

1973-07-12

Christian Vieri, Italian footballer

1973-07-16

Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist

1973-08-09

Filippo Inzaghi, Italian footballer

1973-08-19

Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer

1973-09-06

Carlo Cudicini, Italian footballer

1973-09-13

Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer

1973-10-09

Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody)

1973-12-06

Brian Hoven, The Italian Job

1973-12-11

Yasiin Bey, The Italian Job

1974-01-03

Alessandro Petacchi, Italian cyclist

1974-01-10

Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer

1974-01-20

Edoardo Rossi, Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy

1974-02-08

Seth Green, The Italian Job

1974-02-10

Richard Fontenot, The Italian Job

1974-02-14

Filippa Giordano, Italian singer

1974-03-02

Monika Niederstätter, Italian athlete

1974-05-16

Laura Pausini, Italian pop singer

1974-06-18

Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer

1974-07-13

Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver

1974-08-22

Stefano Verderi, Italian guitarist

1974-11-09

Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer

1974-11-16

Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer

1975-01-10

Ryan Pilon, The Italian Job

1975-07-17

Gino D'Acampo, Italian celebrity chef

1975-07-27

Alessandro Pistone, Italian footballer

1975-07-29

Corrado Grabbi, Italian footballer

1975-08-17

Giuliana DePandi, Italian-born American television personality

1975-09-20

Asia Argento, Italian actress

1975-10-04

Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian football player

1976-01-02

Danilo Di Luca, Italian cyclist

1976-03-02

Jeff Domis, The Italian Job

1976-03-19

Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer

1976-03-22

Mike Malloy, Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s

1976-04-05

Simone Inzaghi, Italian footballer

1976-04-13

Valentina Cervi, Italian actress

1976-04-21

David Giorgio, The Italian Job

1976-05-24

Alessandro Cortini, Italian musician

1976-06-01

Julie Costello, The Italian Job

1976-06-13

Roberto Ruggiero, Italian Style

1976-06-14

Massimo Oddo, Italian football player

1976-07-10

Adrian Grenier, Porn Scenes from an Italian Restaurant

1976-09-27

Francesco Totti, Italian footballer

1976-10-04

Mauro Camoranesi, Argentine-Italian footballer

1976-12-27

Fernando Pisani, Canadian/Italian ice hockey player

1977-02-19

Gianluca Zambrotta, Italian footballer

1977-03-07

Gianluca Grava, Italian footballer

1977-03-11

Nikki Andersson, Italian Flair

1977-04-18

Joseph Wartnerchaney, The Italian Job

1977-05-16

Dolcenera, Italian singer

1977-05-26

Luca Toni, Italian footballer

1977-05-29

Massimo Ambrosini, Italian footballer

1977-05-31

Domenico Fioravanti, Italian swimmer

1977-06-14

Massimiliano Neri, Italian Supermodel

1977-08-15

Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast

1977-09-01

Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver

1977-09-07

Gianluca Grava, Italian footballer

1977-09-17

Simone Perrotta, Italian football player

1977-10-23

Stefano Scandaletti, Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy

1977-11-26

Ivan Basso, Italian bicyclist

1977-11-28

Fabio Grosso, Italian footballer

1978-01-03

Daryn Jones, Italian Feast

1978-01-09

Gennaro Gattuso, Italian footballer

1978-01-15

Franco Pellizotti, Italian cyclist

1978-01-28

Gianluigi Buffon, Italian footballer

1978-02-22

Dan Chudy, The Italian Job

1978-03-03

Gabriele Albanesi, Italian Ghost Stories

1978-03-04

Denis Dallan, Italian rugby union footballer

1978-03-14

Carlo Giuliani, Italian anarchist (d. 2001)

1978-06-21

Cristiano Lupatelli, Italian footballer

1978-09-12

Elisabetta Canalis, Italian model and actress

1978-09-20

Patrizio Buanne, Italian singer

1978-10-08

Antonino D'Agostino, Italian football player

1978-11-29

Alessandro Fei, Italian volleyball player

1978-12-04

Michele Di Piedi, Italian footballer

1979-01-03

Francesco Bellissimo, Italian mangaka

1979-02-04

Giorgio Pantano, Italian racing car driver

1979-02-16

Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer

1979-05-01

Mauro Bergamasco, Italian rugby player

1979-05-19

Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer

1979-07-18

Lynn Stone, Italian Flair

1979-07-24

Valerio Scassellati, Italian racing driver

1979-09-06

Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer

1979-10-01

Marko Stanojevic, English-born Italian rugby union footballer

1979-11-21

Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer

1979-11-23

Claudio Junior Bielli, The Italian Dream

1979-12-05

Matteo Ferrari, Italian footballer

1980-02-21

Tiziano Ferro, Italian singer

1980-03-14

Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver

1980-06-12

Marco Bortolami, Italian rugby union player

1980-06-20

Carlo Festuccia, Italian rugby union footballer

1980-06-20

Franco Semioli, Italian footballer

1980-07-19

Giorgio Mondini, Italian racing driver

1980-07-30

Sara Anzanello, Italian volleyball player

1980-09-20

Mariacarla Boscono, Italian fashion model

1980-09-24

Daniele Bennati, Italian professional road racing cyclist

1980-10-17

Alessandro Piccolo, Italian racing driver

1980-11-16

Nicole Gius, Italian alpine skier

1981-03-08

Matthew Field, The Making of 'The Italian Job'

1981-05-08

Andrea Barzagli, Italian footballer

1981-05-30

Gianmaria Bruni, Italian racing driver

1981-06-08

Matteo Meneghello, Italian racing driver

1981-06-11

Emiliano Moretti, Italian footballer

1981-09-05

Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player

1981-09-11

Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer

1981-09-19

Damiano Cunego, Italian cyclist

1981-12-21

Cristian Zaccardo, Italian football player

1982-01-08

Emanuele Calaiò, Italian footballer

1982-03-05

Giorgia Palmas, Italian television personality and model

1982-04-02

Marco Amelia, Italian World Cup-winning footballer

1982-07-05

Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer

1982-07-12

Antonio Cassano, Italian footballer

1982-08-31

Michele Rugolo, Italian racing driver

1983-02-23

Mirco Bergamasco, Italian rugby player

1983-07-24

Daniele De Rossi, Italian footballer

1983-09-08

Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer

1983-11-16

Claudio Mendrano, Mission Italian

1984-04-24

Sara Kean, The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman

1984-08-02

Chiara Mastalli, Italian actress

1984-08-02

Giampaolo Pazzini, Italian footballer

1984-08-19

Alessandro Matri, Italian footballer

1984-11-20

Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver

1984-12-07

Luca Rigoni, Italian footballer

1984-12-26

Alex Schwazer, Italian race walker

1985-01-18

Riccardo Montolivo, Italian soccer player

1985-03-18

Gennaro Esposito, Italian footballer

1985-05-21

Marco Carta, Italian singer

1985-06-22

Rosa Kato, Italian-Japanese model and actress

1985-08-09

Luca Filippi, Italian racing driver

1985-10-26

Andrea Bargnani, Italian basketball player

1986-03-23

Andrea Dovizioso, Italian motorcycle racer

1987-01-12

Salvatore Sirigu, Italian footballer

1987-02-01

Giuseppe Rossi, Italian footballer

1987-02-08

Carolina Kostner, Italian European champion figure skater

1987-03-11

Victoria Kean, The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman

1987-03-18

Cesare Rickler, Italian footballer

1987-06-24

Arturo Lupoli, Italian footballer

1987-11-19

Nuno Nolasco, The Italian Writer

1988-08-05

Federica Pellegrini, Italian swimmer

1988-08-08

Danilo Gallinari, Italian basketball player

1989-08-09

Stefano Okaka Chuka, Italian footballer

1989-12-20

Virgilio Falco, Italian politician

1990-01-15

Fernando Forestieri, Italian footballer

1990-08-12

Mario Balotelli, Italian footballer

1990-12-10

Giulia Boverio, Italian actress

1990-9-21

Tiia Ilmanen, Italian alkeet

1992-12-05

Giorgio Cantarini, Italian actor

1998-9-03

Shelby O'Connell, Everybody Wants to Be Italian

2003-07-04

Alessia di Matteo, Italian medical figure (d. 2005)

Italian - Notable Weddings

Federico FelliniOct 30, 1943

Sophia LorenSep 17, 1957

Colin FirthJun 21, 1997

Luciano PavarottiDec 13, 2003

Giorgio ArmaniOct 9, 2005

Italian - Weddings
Date Event
1918-08-18

Italian tenor Enrico Caruso (45) weds socialite Dorothy Benjamin (25)

1930-01-08

Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

1943-10-30

Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina

1957-07-28

"Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai

1957-09-17

Italian actress Sophia Loren (22) weds Carlo Ponti

1996-06-23

"Amadeus" actor Tom Hulce (42) weds Italian artist Cecilia Ermini

1997-06-21

"Bridget Jones' Diary" actor Colin Firth (36) weds Italian film producer Livia Giuggioli (27) in Tuscany, Italy

2003-12-13

Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti (68) weds Nicoletta Mantovani at Modena Italy's Teatro Comunale

2005-10-09

Italian pop singer Alexia (38) weds Giorgio Armani's nephew Andrea Camerana at Church of San Martino in Piacenza, Italy

2006-06-17

Model Bianca Balti (22) weds Italian photographer assistant Christian Lucidi

2006-07-09

Former Beverly Hills, 90210 mean girl actress Tiffani Thiessen (31) weds actor-artist Brady Smith (33) at a French-Italian estate in Montecito, California

2007-07-07

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck (38) weds handbag designer Gelila Assefa (38) in a three-day celebration on the Italian island of Capri

2011-03-31

Italian Canadian singer Michael Buble (35) weds actress and model Luisana Lopilato (23) in Buenos Aires

Italian - Divorces
Date Event
2011-09-29

"House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde (26) divorces Italian prince Tao Ruspoli (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage

Italian - Notable Deaths

Thomas AquinasMar 7, 1274

Ludovico SforzaMay 27, 1508

Leo XDec 1, 1521

MichelangeloFeb 18, 1564

Galileo GalileiJan 8, 1642

Giovanni BerniniNov 28, 1680

VivaldiJul 28, 1741

Giacomo CasanovaJun 4, 1798

Antonio SalieriMay 7, 1825

Alessandro VoltaMar 5, 1827

Amedeo AvogadroJul 9, 1856

Giuseppe VerdiJan 27, 1901

Ernesto Teodoro MonetaFeb 10, 1918

Camillo GolgiJan 21, 1926

Guglielmo MarconiJul 20, 1937

Maria MontessoriMay 6, 1952

Enrico FermiNov 28, 1954

Salvatore QuasimodoJun 14, 1968

Elsa SchiaparelliNov 13, 1973

Carlo GambinoOct 15, 1976

Emilio G. SegrèApr 22, 1989

Luciano PavarottiSep 6, 2007

Italian - Deaths
Date Event
365-11-22

Felix II, Italian anti-pope, dies after failing to regain position as Pope from Liberius

366-09-24

Liberius, Italian Pope (352-66), dies

371-08-01

St Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop (b. c. 283)

417-03-12

Innocent I, Italian Pope (401-417), dies

422-09-04

St Boniface I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies

432-07-27

Celestine I, Italian Pope (422-32), dies

440-08-19

Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies

461-11-10

St. Leo I, the Great, Italian Pope (440-61), dies in office

483-03-10

Simplicius, Italian Pope (468-83), dies

514-07-19

Symmachus, Italian Pope (498-514), dies

535-05-08

John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies

536-04-22

St. Agapetus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies

537-12-02

Sylvester, Italian Pope (536-37), dies

555-06-07

Vigilius, Italian Pope (537-55), dies

561-03-03

Pelagius I, Italian Pope (547-51, 556-61), dies

574-07-13

John III, Italian Pope (561-74), dies

579-07-30

Benedict I, Italian Pope (575-79), dies

606-02-22

Sabinian, Italian Pope (604-06), dies

618-11-08

St Deusdedit/Adeodatus I, Italian Pope (615-18), dies

625-10-25

Boniface V, Italian Pope (619-25), dies

638-10-12

Honorius I, [dux plebis], Italian Pope, dies

640-08-02

Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies

657-06-02

Eugene I, Italian Pope (654-7), dies

676-06-17

Adeodatus/Deusdedit II, Italian Pope (672-76), dies

678-04-11

Donus, Italian Pope (676-78), dies

685-05-08

Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies

701-09-08

Sergius I, Syrian/Italian Pope (687-701), dies

752-03-15

Zachary, Greek/Italian Pope (741-52), dies [or Mar 22]

767-06-28

Paul I, Italian Pope (757-67), dies

795-12-25

Adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies aged 95

799-04-13

Paul the Deacon / Paulus Diaconus Warnefred, Italian Benedictine monk and chronicler (born c. 720)

816-06-12

Leo III, Italian Pope (795-816), dies

824-02-11

Paschal I, Italian Pope (817-24), dies

855-06-17

Leo IV, Italian Pope (847-55), dies

858-04-17

Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies

867-09-13

Nicholas I, the Great, Italian Pope (858-67), dies

872-12-14

Adrian II, Italian Pope (867-72) the last married pope, dies at about 80

882-12-16

John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies

891-09-14

Stephen V, [VI], Italian Pope (885-91), dies

911-04-14

Sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies

939-07-13

Leo VII, Italian Pope (936-39), dies

965-03-01

Leo VIII, Italian (anti-)Pope (963-65), dies

965-07-04

Pope Benedict V, Italian Roman Catholic Pope (b. unknown)

983-07-10

Benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies

984-08-20

John XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies

1012-05-12

Sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies

1050-05-17

Guido van Arezzo, Italian music theorist, dies

1073-07-12

Johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies

1078-02-22

Johannes van Fecamp, Italian mystic writer, dies

1087-09-16

Victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies

1124-12-13

Callistus/Callixtus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies

1142-06-25

Gulielmus of Vercelli, Italian hermit/monastery founder/saint, dies

1144-03-08

Celestine II, [Guido], Italian Pope (1143-44), dies in battle

1145-02-15

Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies

1153-07-08

Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies

1160-05-03

Peter Lombard, Italian scholar and bishop (b. c.1100)

1160-07-21

Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies

1164-04-20

Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies

1168-09-20

Paschal III, [Guido di Crema], Italian anti-Pope, dies

1181-08-30

Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies

1187-10-20

Urban III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies

1187-12-17

Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies

1202-03-30

Joachim Van Fiore, Italian religious founder (Joachimism), dies

1214-04-30

Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies

1214-09-14

Albert Avogadro, Italian patriarch of Jerusalem (b. 1149)

1216-07-16

Innocent III [Lotario de' Conti di Segni], Italian Pope (1198-1216), dies at 54 or 55

1221-08-06

Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)

1241-08-22

Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies

1252-03-06

Saint Rose of Viterbo, Italian saint (b. 1235)

1252-04-06

Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45

1253-04-22

Elias van Cortona, Italian general (1232-39), dies at about 53

1253-08-11

Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (b. 1194) and founder of the Order of Poor Ladies (the Poor Clares)

1265-12-03

Odofredus, Italian jurist

1267-11-26

Gozzolini Silvester, Italian hermit/saint, dies

1272-03-14

Re Enzo, Italian poet/son of Emp Frederik II von Hohenstaufen, dies

1272-04-17

Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59

1274-03-07

Thomas Aquinas, Italian thelogian/saint, dies at 48

1276-08-18

Adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies

1280-08-22

Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies

1287-04-03

Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies

1298-07-14

Jacob de Voragine, Italian bishop/writer (Golden Legend), dies

1305-09-10

Nicholas van Tolentino, Italian saint, dies

1317-04-20

Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies

1318-08-18

Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)

1321-09-14

Dante Alighieri, Italian poet (Divine Commedy), dies at 56

1324-02-26

Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies

1331-01-14

Odoric, Italian explorer (b. 1286)

1333-10-16

Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies

1336-01-08

Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71

1337-06-15

Angelus Clarenus/da Cingoli, Italian leader, dies

1341-06-19

Juliana van Falconieri, Italian saint/Swedish tenor, dies

1342-11-29

Michael of Cesena, Italian Franciscan leader (b. 1270)

1348-07-07

John Andreae, Italian canonist, dies

1357-07-13

Bartolus de Saxoferrato Italian jurist (b. 1313)

1362-07-22

Louis of Durazzo, Italian soldier (b. 1324)

1374-01-06

Andreas Corsini, Italian saint/bishop of Fiesole, dies

1374-07-18

Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69

1374-07-19

Francesco Petrarca, [Petracco], Italian mountaineer/poet, dies at 69

1375-12-21

Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies

1380-04-29

Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347)

1389-10-15

Urban VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies

1397-09-02

Francesco Landini, Italian composer

1399-10-05

Raymundus of Capua, Italian general, dies

1406-11-06

Innocent VII, [Cosma de' Migliorati], Italian Pope (1404-06), dies

1417-09-26

Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (b. 1360)

1419-12-22

John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies

1438-10-20

Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64

1439-10-21

Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53

1440-03-09

St Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384)

1443-05-09

Niccolo d'Albergati, Italian cardinal, dies

1444-05-20

Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63

1447-02-23

Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies

1450-10-23

Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70

1455-02-18

Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies

1455-03-24

Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57

1455-12-01

Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77

1456-01-08

St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)

1456-10-23

Giovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (b. 1386)

1457-05-22

Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)

1457-08-01

Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50

1458-06-29

Mapheus Vegius, [Maffeo Vegio], Italian lawyer/humanist/poet, dies

1459-05-02

Pierozzi Antoninus, Italian archbishop of Florence/saint, dies

1463-06-04

Flavio Biondi, Italian writer (Rome instaurata), dies at about 65

1464-08-15

Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58

1466-03-08

Francesco Sforza, Italian condottiere/duke of Milan, dies at 64

1471-07-26

Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54

1472-04-15

Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68

1480-06-06

Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect

1481-09-21

Bartholomeus Platinum, Italian humanist/pontifical librarian, dies

1482-02-10

Luca della Robbia, Italian sculptor (majolica reliefs), dies at 81

1482-05-15

Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies

1482-09-10

Federico da Montefeltro, Italian Renaissance condottiero and arts patron

1488-07-18

Alvise Cadamosto, Italian explorer (b. 1432)

1492-07-25

Innocent VII, [Giovanni B Cibo], Italian Pope (1484-92), dies

1492-10-12

Piero della Francesca, Italian painter

1494-01-11

Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449)

1494-09-24

Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)

1494-10-22

Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies

1494-11-08

Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56

1494-11-17

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463)

1494-12-20

Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet

1496-07-08

Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies

1496-09-25

Piero Capponi, Italian soldier and statesman (b. 1447)

1497-07-22

Francesco Botticini, Italian painter, dies at about 52

1498-07-27

Vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77

1499-10-01

Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (b. 1433)

1503-05-20

Lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)

1503-11-23

Bona of Savoy, Italian noblewoman (b. 1449)

1506-09-13

Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter

1507-04-02

Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416)

1508-05-27

Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55

1509-05-20

Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45

1510-10-25

Il Giorgione, [Giorgio del Castelfranco], Italian painter, dies at 32

1512-02-22

Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60

1512-08-02

Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48

1514-03-11

Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b. 1444)

1515-02-06

Aldus Manutius, Italian printer

1515-11-05

Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41

1517-10-31

Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472)

1518-08-26

Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara

1521-12-01

Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45

1522-08-27

Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75

1525-04-03

Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49

1527-08-03

Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal

1528-07-30

Jacopo d'antonio Negreti Palma, Italian painter, dies at about 48

1529-02-02

Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer (b. 1478)

1529-02-08

Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)

1530-04-24

Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies

1530-09-29

Andrea del Sato, [d'Agnolo di Franceszo], Italian painter, dies at 44

1531-01-22

Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44

1532-12-11

Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455)

1533-07-06

Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

1534-03-05

Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (b. 1489)

1534-08-09

Cardinal Cajetan, Italian theologian (b. 1470)

1534-09-25

Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italian Pope (1523-34), dies at 56

1535-03-01

Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies

1535-11-01

Francesco Sforza, Italian ruler (Milan), dies

1536-01-06

Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect/painter, dies

1537-01-07

Alessandro de' Medici, Italian monarch of Florence, assassinated

1537-01-12

Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies

1539-05-07

Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (b. 1466)

1539-07-05

Antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies

1540-01-27

Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies

1540-05-22

Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57

1540-08-24

Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)

1542-02-01

Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)

1542-08-24

Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)

1544-12-09

Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491)

1545-04-10

Costanzo Festa, Italian composer

1546-08-03

Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)

1546-11-01

Giulio Romano, Italian painter/architect (Ondergang der Titanen), dies

1547-01-11

Pietro Bembo, Italian author, literary theorist, and Catholic cardinal (b. 1470)

1547-06-21

Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)

1547-08-07

Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies

1547-09-10

Pierlugi Faraese, Italian son of Pope Paul III, murdered

1547-10-19

Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46

1548-12-27

Francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (b. 1502)

1549-11-10

Paul III, [Alessandro Farnese], Italian Pope (1534-49), dies at 81

1550-06-13

Veronica Gambara, Italian poet, dies at 64

1551-05-18

Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)

1551-05-31

Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies

1553-08-08

Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)

1553-10-19

Bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano, [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies

1555-05-01

Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53

1556-04-18

Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61

1556-11-14

Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)

1557-01-02

Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494)

1557-10-05

Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter, dies at 63

1557-12-13

Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies

1558-10-21

Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74

1560-02-07

Bartolomeo Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (b. 1493)

1560-11-25

Andrea Doria, Italian naval leader (b. 1466)

1561-03-05

Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41

1564-02-18

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88

1564-05-02

Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian humanist (b. 1500)

1564-10-04

Pietro P Vergerio, Italian theologist/bishop of Croatia, dies

1565-10-05

Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (b. 1522)

1565-12-09

Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66

1565-12-18

Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62

1566-03-09

David Rizzio, Italian secretary of Mary Queen of Scots, murdered by Protestant nobles

1566-05-04

Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490)

1566-08-04

Girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies

1566-09-02

Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter, dies at 37

1566-09-27

Marcus A Vida, [Marcus Hieronymus], Italian humanist/poet/bishop, dies

1566-11-21

Annibale Caro, Italian poet (b. 1507)

1567-10-01

Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)

1570-07-03

Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67

1570-11-27

Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)

1572-03-27

Girolamo Maggi, Italian Renaissance man (b. abt. 1523)

1572-11-23

Agnolo di Cosimo, Italian artist and poet (b. 1503)

1572-12-30

Galeazzo Alessi, Italian architect (Palazza Marino, Milan), dies at 60

1573-07-07

Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (b. 1507)

1573-12-30

Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504)

1574-04-21

Cosimo de Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54

1574-06-27

Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter and architect (b. 1511)

1575-03-15

Annibale Padovano, Italian composer (b. 1527)

1575-12-31

Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)

1576-08-27

Titian, [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague

1576-09-21

Girolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician, dies at 74

1578-02-05

Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies

1580-01-18

Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63

1580-12-01

Giovanni Morone, Italian theologian/diplomat/cardinal, dies at 71

1583-02-18

Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (b. 1503)

1583-10-30

Pirro Ligorio, Italian architect/painter/archaeologist, dies at 83

1584-11-03

Charles Borromeo, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1538)

1585-04-10

Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies at 83

1585-10-06

Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor, dies

1587-05-18

Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies

1588-10-02

Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies

1589-03-02

Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Italian cardinal (b. 1520)

1590-09-20

Lodovico Agostini, Italian composer (b. 1534)

1590-09-27

Urban VII, [Giambattista Castagna], Italian Pope (1590), dies

1591-06-21

Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies

1591-07-02

Vincenzo Galilei, Italian composer (b. 1520)

1591-10-16

Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56

1592-02-13

Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter

1592-02-29

Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)

1592-04-22

Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 80

1592-07-01

Marc A Ingegneri, Italian violinist/composer (Responsoria), dies

1593-06-25

Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)

1594-02-02

Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68

1594-05-31

Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75

1595-01-05

Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies

1595-04-25

Torquato Tasso, Italian poet/playwright, dies at 51

1595-05-26

Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79

1596-05-27

Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies

1598-05-03

Anna Guarini, Italian singer (b. 1563)

1599-08-22

Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (b. 1577)

1599-08-22

Luca Marenzio, Italian composer (b. c. 1553)

1599-09-11

Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for planned fratricide (b. 1577)

1599-11-07

Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon (b. 1546)

1600-02-13

Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter (b. 1538)

1601-05-19

Costanzo Porta, Italian composer

1602-03-11

Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer

1602-03-22

Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (b. 1557)

1603-02-23

Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician, and botanist (b. 1519)

1603-08-16

Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62

1604-03-04

Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (b. 1539)

1604-05-05

Claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71

1605-04-27

Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69

1605-05-04

Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82

1606-11-13

Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (b. 1530)

1607-03-11

Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer

1607-06-30

Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1538)

1607-09-10

Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Italian composer and organist (b. 1545)

1607-09-22

Alessandro Agnolo Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer, dies at 72

1608-06-04

Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44

1608-06-19

Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)

1609-05-15

Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557)

1609-07-20

Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69

1609-10-01

Gianmatteo Asola, Italian composer

1610-05-11

Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China), dies

1610-07-18

Michelangelo Merisi, Italian artist (b. 1573)

1612-08-12

Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60

1613-08-18

Giovanni Artusi, Italian composer

1613-10-22

Pomponio Nenna, Italian composer

1613-11-16

Trajano Boccalini, Italian satirist (b. 1556)

1614-08-11

Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (b. 1552)

1614-09-26

Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies

1615-01-31

Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)

1615-02-04

Giovanni Battista della Porta, Italian scholar, polymath and child prodogy (b. 1535)

1617-02-06

Prosper Alpinus/Prospero Alpini, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63

1618-12-10

Giulio Caccini, Italian composer

1619-02-09

Lucilio Vanini, Italian philosopher (b. 1585)

1619-07-22

Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (b. 1559)

1619-11-13

Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (b. 1555)

1620-06-16

Carlo Saraceni, [Carlo Veniziano], Italian painter (Judith), dies

1621-04-01

Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (b. 1577)

1621-09-17

Roberto Bellarmino, Italian saint (Doctor of the Church), dies at 78

1623-01-14

Paolo Sarpi, Italian church historian/politician, dies at 70

1625-01-07

Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (bc. 1560)

1625-03-25

Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (b. 1569)

1625-11-14

Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies

1626-02-11

Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (b. 1552)

1627-05-02

Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Italian composer (b. 1560)

1627-12-26

Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies

1628-11-16

Paolo Quagliati, Italian composer

1629-04-19

Sigismondo d'India, Italian composer

1629-06-24

Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/writer, dies at 67

1629-08-21

Camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies

1629-09-05

Domenico Allegri, Italian composer (b. c. 1585)

1629-10-02

Antonio Cifra, Italian composer (b. 1584)

1630-08-01

Federico Cesi, Italian Naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, dies at 45

1630-09-20

Claudio Saracini, Italian composer (b. 1586)

1631-07-19

Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher (b. 1550)

1637-10-14

Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)

1638-01-21

Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)

1639-05-21

Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70

1639-10-28

Stefano Landi, Italian composer (b. 1587)

1640-04-10

Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61

1640-10-26

Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63

1641-04-15

Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (b. 1581)

1642-01-08

Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy

1642-02-24

Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66

1642-08-18

Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)

1643-02-25

Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60

1643-03-01

Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59

1643-11-29

Claudio Giovanni Monteverdi, Italian composer (L'arianna), dies at 76

1644-09-07

Guido Bentivoglio, Italian statesman (b. 1579)

1645-08-31

Francesco Bracciolini, Italian poet (b. 1566)

1646-08-28

Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53

1652-02-17

Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67

1653-10-07

Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (b. 1581)

1654-06-07

Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor, dies at 76

1654-06-10

Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 58

1655-07-15

Girolamo Rainaldi, Italian architect (b. 1570)

1655-10-16

Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (b. 1591)

1656-07-02

François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (b. 1611)

1656-07-07

Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55

1660-10-14

Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72

1661-03-08

Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58

1663-09-18

St Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (b. 1603)

1663-12-28

Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)

1664-07-12

Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (b. 1610)

1667-05-22

Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68

1667-06-05

Pietro Sforza, Italian theologist (Assertiones Theologicae), dies

1669-01-19

Leo Allatios, Greek/Italian theologist/literary, dies at about 82

1670-05-21

Niccolo Zucchi, Italian astronomer (b. 1586)

1671-06-25

Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598)

1672-06-17

Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67

1673-03-15

Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter (Baroque)/poet/music/actor, dies at 57

1674-01-12

Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68

1676-01-14

Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian (opera)composer, dies at 73

1676-01-17

Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73

1676-07-22

Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italian Pope (1670-76), dies at 86

1678-06-17

Giacomo Torelli, Italian stage designer, engineer and architect dies at 69

1679-12-31

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)

1680-09-10

Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (b. 1610)

1680-10-16

Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian general (b. 1608 or 1609)

1680-11-28

Giovanni Bernini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 81

1682-02-25

Alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37

1684-07-26

Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (b. 1646)

1686-02-24

Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66

1686-07-10

Ercole Ferrata, Italian sculptor/restauranteur, dies at 76

1687-10-13

Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (b. 1633)

1690-05-27

Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63

1691-02-01

Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80

1691-02-08

Carlo di Girolamo Rainaldi, Italian architect/composer, dies at 79

1694-01-06

Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies

1697-03-01

Francesco Redi, Italian physician (b. 1626)

1700-01-07

Raffaello Fabretti, Italian antiquarian (b. 1618)

1701-03-28

Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75

1703-09-22

Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and scientist (b. 1622)

1705-01-12

Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)

1707-09-24

Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (b. 1642)

1709-02-08

Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50

1710-07-18

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian painter, dies at 36

1711-03-15

Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (b. 1645)

1712-09-14

Jean [Giovanni] D Cassini, Italian/French astronomer, dies

1713-06-13

Arcangelo Corelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at about 49

1714-11-05

Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (b. 1633)

1717-07-21

Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies

1718-01-06

Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (b. 1664)

1718-12-09

Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopaedist (b. 1650)

1721-03-19

Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italian Pope (1700-21), dies at 71

1723-02-02

Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist, dies at 66

1725-10-22

Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian baroque composer, dies at 65

1728-02-12

Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73

1728-03-08

Gian M Crescimbeni, Italian literary/critic (Arcadia), dies at 64

1729-03-02

Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1662)

1729-12-01

Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (b. 1665)

1736-01-31

Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678)

1736-03-16

Giovanni B Pergolesi, Italian composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 26

1736-12-21

Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45

1737-02-03

Tommaso Ceva, Italian Mathematician (b. 1648)

1739-01-20

Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (b. 1659)

1740-01-05

Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72

1740-02-29

Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)

1741-07-28

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63

1742-06-08

Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62

1742-07-04

Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (b. 1671)

1743-01-03

Ferdinando Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect and designer (b. 1657)

1743-02-01

Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85

1744-01-23

Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (b. 1668)

1744-01-25

Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer, dies at 64

1747-07-09

Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76

1749-06-16

Johann Baptista Ruffini, Italian trader (b. 1672)

1750-01-17

Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78

1752-06-16

Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal, dies at 88

1754-04-15

Jacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician (b. 1676)

1755-02-11

Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (b. 1675)

1756-04-10

Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer, dies at 94

1757-07-23

Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (La Silvia), dies at 71

1764-03-30

Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at 68

1764-05-03

Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedist, dies at 53

1765-10-21

Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73

1767-12-09

Benedetto Alfieri, Italian architect (San Giovanni Battista), dies

1768-04-19

Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor, dies at about 70

1768-04-20

Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70

1768-10-31

Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78

1768-12-20

Carlo Innocenzio Maria Frugoni, Italian poet (b. 1692)

1770-02-26

Giuseppe Tartini, Italian composer/violinist, dies at 77

1770-03-27

Giovanni B Tiepolo, Italian painter (Banquet of Cleopatra), dies at 73

1770-04-28

Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60

1771-12-06

Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (b. 1682)

1772-05-22

Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687)

1773-03-01

Luigi Vanvitelli, [Louis van Wittel], Italian architect, dies at 72

1775-06-11

Egidio Romoaldo Duni, Italian composer, dies at 67

1775-11-24

Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (b. 1703)

1778-02-20

Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711)

1778-11-09

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, dies at 58

1778-11-20

Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (b. 1726)

1779-04-06

Tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52

1780-01-10

Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82

1780-11-17

Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (b. 1720)

1781-05-27

Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716)

1782-04-12

Metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)

1782-07-15

Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77

1783-09-06

Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (b. 1710)

1785-01-03

Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706)

1786-12-26

Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)

1787-08-01

Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/saint, dies at 90

1787-10-30

Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat, dies at 58

1788-05-08

Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born physician and naturalist (b. 1723)

1788-12-30

Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher, dies at 86

1793-01-01

Francesco Guardi, Italian painter, dies at 80

1793-02-06

Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85

1795-03-21

Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714)

1795-04-12

Rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian librettist and poet, dies at 80

1795-10-10

Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (b. 1714)

1798-06-04

Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer/writer/librarian and womanizer, dies at 73

1798-12-04

Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomy/physicist, dies at 61

1799-01-09

Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian scientist (b. 1718)

1799-02-12

Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (b. 1729)

1799-08-15

Giuseppe Parini, Italian poet (b. 1729)

1799-08-29

Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71

1800-05-07

Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72

1801-01-11

Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Matrimonio segreto), dies at 51

1802-07-28

Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer (Il er pastore, Ifigenia), dies at 72

1803-09-15

Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1719)

1803-10-08

Vittorio A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54

1804-03-16

Francisco marquis Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright, dies at 75

1804-11-19

Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, Italian opera composer, dies at 75

1808-09-13

Saverio Bettinelli, Italian writer (b. 1718)

1810-06-07

Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (b. 1765)

1813-04-10

Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian-born mathematician and astronomer (b. 1736)

1816-03-19

Philip Mazzei, Italian physician (b. 1730)

1816-06-05

Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Serva Padrona), dies at 76

1817-11-08

Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter of Napoleon, dies at 63

1822-10-13

Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, dies at 64

1823-12-14

Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53

1824-03-03

Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violist/composer, dies at 70

1825-05-07

Antonio Salieri, Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74

1826-09-25

Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Italian Geologist, dies at 54

1827-03-05

Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist (made 1st battery), dies at 82

1827-10-10

Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet, dies at 49

1829-02-10

Leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italian Pope (1823-29), dies at 68

1831-05-26

Ciro Menotti, Italian patriot (b. 1798)

1832-03-10

Muzio Clementi, Italian composer, dies at 79

1833-07-27

Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder/saint, dies at 26

1834-01-17

Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)

1835-06-08

Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (b. 1761)

1835-09-23

Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (Norma), dies at 33

1837-05-05

Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer/bandmaster, dies at 85

1837-06-14

Giacomo Leopardi, Italian writer (b. 1798)

1839-02-01

Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76

1839-04-20

Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies

1840-05-27

Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 57

1842-03-15

Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81

1845-06-15

Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 60

1845-09-07

Isabella Colbran, wife of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies

1846-08-25

Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian nature investigator/diplomat, dies at 73

1848-04-08

Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, Italian composer, dies at 50

1848-08-06

Nicola Vaccai, Italian composer, dies at 58

1848-11-15

P Rossi, Italian, murdered

1849-03-15

Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Italian cardinal and linguist (b. 1774)

1850-01-22

Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54

1850-07-19

Giovanni Ossoli, Italian marquis/revolutionary, drowned

1851-01-24

Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76

1853-10-30

Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (Potifar, Giacobbe), dies at 66

1854-08-11

Macedonio Melloni, Italian physicist (b. 1798)

1855-01-06

Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779)

1856-02-08

Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)

1856-07-09

Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist, dies at 79

1856-12-20

Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (b. 1820)

1857-07-02

Carlo Pisacane, Italian patriot (b. 1818)

1861-06-06

Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59

1863-04-10

Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist, dies at 77

1865-04-01

Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano (b. 1797)

1865-09-30

Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (b. 1800)

1866-07-20

Faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide

1868-06-25

Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (b. 1811)

1871-07-05

Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies

1872-03-10

Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66

1873-03-29

Francesco Zantedeschi, Italian physicist (b. 1797)

1875-01-03

Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buff), dies at 68

1875-10-24

Raffaello Carboni, Italian writer

1876-02-03

Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane, dies at 83

1878-07-17

Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/Aust poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65

1879-01-29

Antonia MB Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat, dies at 80

1882-06-02

Guiseppi Garibaldi, Italian rebel leader, dies at 74

1884-03-14

Quintino Sella, Italian statesman (b. 1827)

1886-01-16

Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51

1886-01-18

Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (b. 1819)

1887-07-29

Agostino Depretis, Italian statesman (d. 1813)

1888-01-31

John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)

1888-03-10

Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57

1888-05-17

Giacomo Zanella, Italian poet (b. 1820)

1889-06-27

Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies

1889-07-16

Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83

1889-10-18

Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (b. 1808)

1890-10-26

Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian writer (Pinocchio), dies

1891-07-21

Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51

1892-08-11

Enrico Betti, Italian mathematician (b. 1813)

1894-12-13

Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68

1896-03-01

Albertone, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle

1896-03-01

Arimondi, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle

1896-03-01

Vittorio Dabormida, Italian general (Eritrea), dies in battle

1897-02-07

Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49

1897-12-18

Carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70

1898-06-05

Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian Shoemaker

1899-09-28

Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies

1900-01-30

Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71

1900-02-18

Eugenio Beltrami, Italian Mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry), dies at 64

1900-07-29

Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci

1901-01-27

Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer, dies at 77

1901-08-11

Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82

1903-04-11

Gemma Galgani, Italian saint, dies at 25

1903-06-10

Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician (grafostatica), dies

1907-02-16

Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835)

1908-03-12

Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61

1909-10-18

Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (La rivolta ideal), dies

1909-10-19

Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist, dies

1910-02-06

Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)

1910-05-10

Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85

1910-07-04

Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75

1911-03-07

Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies at 68

1911-04-25

Emilio Salgari, Italian novelist (b. 1862)

1913-12-07

Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman and last surviving cardinal of Pius IX (b. 1828)

1914-03-19

Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850)

1914-08-22

Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure

1914-11-06

Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79

1916-01-08

Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (b. 1884)

1917-02-10

John William Waterhouse, Italian-born artist (b. 1849)

1917-05-20

Philipp von Ferrary, Italian philatelist (b. 1850)

1918-02-10

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

1918-10-28

Ulisse Dini, Italian mathematician (b. 1845)

1919-08-09

Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (Pagliacci), dies at 62

1919-09-27

Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76

1920-01-25

Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35

1921-08-02

Enrico Caruso, Italian opera singer, dies at 48

1922-01-27

Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81

1922-04-21

Alessandro Moreschi, Italian castrato (b. 1858)

1923-08-19

Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)

1923-11-26

Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60

1924-05-10

Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58

1924-06-10

Giacomo Matteotti, Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists

1925-07-26

Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)

1926-01-21

Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

1926-07-04

Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Saint (b. 1901)

1927-04-15

Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Di Giacomo), dies at 47

1927-06-14

Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (b. 1894)

1927-07-25

Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies

1928-02-29

Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24), dies at 66

1928-03-31

Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), dies at 69

1928-09-13

Italo Svevo, [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66

1928-12-21

Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal (WW I, Caporetto), dies at 78

1931-07-04

Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62

1932-01-08

Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic (b. 1866)

1932-03-01

Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti Orfici), dies at 46

1932-07-22

Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist (b. 1853)

1932-11-21

Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies

1933-03-18

Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60

1934-11-23

Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)

1935-04-18

Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist, dies at 90

1935-11-09

Paolo Orsi, Italian Archaeologist, dies at 76

1936-04-18

Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56

1936-08-15

Grazia Deledda, Sardina/Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64

1936-12-10

Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69

1937-01-23

Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876)

1937-04-27

Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46

1937-07-20

Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

1938-03-01

Gabrielle d'Annunzio, Italian poet/fascist (Il fuoco), dies at 74

1939-02-10

Pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81

1939-08-11

Jean Bugatti, Italian automobile designer (b. 1909)

1940-01-05

Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (b. 1885)

1940-06-28

Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44

1940-10-11

Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)

1940-12-09

Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle

1941-11-08

Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83

1943-01-11

Carlo Tresca, NY's Italian newspaper editor/anti-fascist, murdered

1944-01-11

Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies

1944-02-07

Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (b. 1874)

1944-12-02

Filippo T Marinetti, Italian writer (father of futurism), dies at 67

1945-04-28

Roberto Farinacci, Italian fascist (b. 1892)

1945-08-02

Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Cavalleria Rusticana), dies at 81

1947-03-05

Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63

1947-08-21

Ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies

1948-01-29

Tomislav II of Croatia, 4th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (b. 1900)

1949-01-15

Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator, dies at 63

1950-02-13

Rafael Sabatini, Italian author (b. 1875)

1950-08-19

Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (b. 1871)

1950-08-27

Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41

1952-01-11

Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885)

1952-04-27

Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (b. 1865)

1952-05-06

Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60

1952-05-06

Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81

1952-06-20

Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (b. 1898)

1952-11-20

Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86

1952-12-01

Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92

1952-12-26

Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Pegaso), dies at 59

1954-08-19

Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73

1954-11-28

Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1938), dies of stomach cancer at 53

1955-01-11

Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72

1955-04-01

Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68

1956-03-31

Ralph DePalma, Italian-American race car driver (b. 1884)

1956-04-02

Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter, dies at 59

1956-06-11

Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61

1956-07-08

Giovanni Papini, Italian author/poet (Un Uomo Finito), dies at 75

1956-11-01

Pietro Badoglio, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44) and Italian General (1922-43), dies at 85

1956-11-24

Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (b. 1920)

1957-01-16

Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89

1957-05-09

Ezio F Pinza, Italian bass (Scale of Milan, NY Met Opera), dies

1957-09-28

Albert Ascoli, Italian developed anti-tuberculosis vaccine, dies

1957-11-30

Beniamino Gigli, Italian tenor (b. 1890)

1958-03-01

Giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86

1959-05-08

Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55

1960-01-02

Fausto Coppi, Italian, ran world record 45,798 km, dies at 40

1960-02-03

Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer and actor (b. 1921)

1960-02-27

Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer/manufacturer, dies at 58

1961-06-15

Giulio Cabianca, Italian racing driver (b. 1923)

1961-08-02

Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian writer (I grandi ospiti), dies at 64

1962-10-27

Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate, dies at 58

1963-02-07

Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)

1963-02-08

George Dolenz, Italian actor (Count of Monte Cristo), dies at 55

1963-07-25

Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (b. 1877)

1963-11-26

Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian soprano, dies

1964-08-21

Palmiro Togliatti, founder (Communist Italian Party)/min of Just, dies

1965-03-13

Corrado Gini, Italian statistician (b. 1884)

1965-03-13

Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (b. 1891)

1965-06-08

Edmondo Rossoni, Italian fascist (b. 1884)

1965-12-06

Alberto Vaccari, Italian jesuit/old testament scholar, dies at 90

1965-12-17

Tito [Raffaele A] Schipa, Italian tenor/composer (Rondine), dies at 76

1966-11-09

James V. Kern, Lucy's Italian Movie

1967-03-25

Renato Cellini, Italian conductor (b.c.1913)

1967-05-07

Lorenzo Bandini, Italian Formula One driver (b. 1935)

1967-05-10

Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racing driver, (b. 1935)

1967-06-18

Giacomo Russo, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)

1967-06-29

Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (b. 1906)

1968-02-13

Ildebrando Pizzetti, Italian composer, dies at 87

1968-06-14

Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet/essayist (Nobel 1959), dies at 66

1968-07-22

Giovanni Guareschi, Italian author: Don Camillo/Peppone, dies at 60

1969-04-18

Piotr F Scharoff, Russ/Italian actor/director (Chechov), dies at 82

1969-10-04

Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)

1970-06-02

Giuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (b. 1888)

1970-08-30

Anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41

1971-05-05

Alice Tissot, actress (Italian Straw Hat), dies of cancer at 81

1971-05-05

Petro Scaglione, Italian procureur-general, killed by Mafia

1971-05-31

Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator, dies at 75

1971-10-19

Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89

1972-10-09

Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter, dies at 72

1972-12-01

Antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81

1973-05-21

Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (War Diary), dies at 79

1973-10-28

Sergio Tofano, Italian actor (b. 1883)

1973-11-13

Bruno Maderna, Italian composer/conductor (Satyricon), dies at 53

1973-11-13

Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, dies at 77

1974-03-07

Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)

1974-04-15

Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (b. 1906)

1974-06-11

Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (b. 1898)

1974-08-01

Ildebrando Antoniutti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1898)

1974-08-17

Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89

1974-08-23

Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist (b. 1888)

1974-11-13

Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies

1975-01-04

Carlo Levi, Italian writer (Parole Sono Pietre), dies at 72

1975-02-19

Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian 12-tone composer, dies at 71

1975-07-05

Gilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano (b. 1892)

1975-10-17

Vittorio Gui, Italian composer (Batture d'aspetto), dies at 90

1975-11-01

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian poet/author/director, murdered at 53

1976-10-11

Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (b. 1897)

1976-10-15

Carlo Gambino, Italian-American gangster, dies of a heart attack at 74

1977-01-21

Sandro Penna, Italian poet (b. 1906)

1977-06-03

Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (b. 1906)

1977-12-01

Paul Hardy, Belgian designer (Italian Country, dies at 69

1978-02-09

Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (b. 1893)

1978-03-28

Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)

1978-08-06

Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], Italian Pope (1963-78), dies at 80

1978-08-22

Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78

1979-01-09

Pier Luigi Nervi, Italian engineer and architect (b. 1891)

1979-04-10

Nino Rota, Italian composer (Torquemada), dies at 67

1979-05-02

Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)

1979-08-21

Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer (b. 1910)

1979-10-30

Donna Rachele Mussolini, Italian, wife of Benito Mussolini (b. 1890)

1979-11-07

Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53

1980-01-01

Pietro Nenni, Italian politician (Socialists), dies at 88

1980-02-01

Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (b. 1930)

1980-02-07

Secondo Campini, Italian jet pioneer (b. 1904)

1980-03-29

Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 74

1980-12-16

Peter Collinson, The Italian Job

1980-12-25

Fred Emney, The Italian Job

1981-01-05

Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher (b. 1901)

1981-08-03

Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered

1981-09-12

Eugenio Montale, Italian poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1896)

1982-03-23

Mario Praz, Italian author (Casa della vita), dies at 85

1982-04-19

Franco Corsaro, Lucy's Italian Movie

1982-05-13

Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer, dies at 74

1982-09-03

Della Chiesa, Italian general/mafia fighter, murdered

1982-10-16

Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini), dies at 67

1982-11-10

Elio Petri, Italian director (Workers Class), dies at 53

1983-02-01

Tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies

1984-03-05

Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Scarpia in Tosca), dies at 68

1984-03-14

Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/CEO (Club Rome), dies at 75

1985-05-02

Attilio Bettega, Italian rallydriver (b.1951)

1986-01-01

Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)

1986-05-15

Elio de Angelis, Italian race car driver (b. 1958)

1986-10-10

Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (b. 1899)

1987-01-30

Carlo Cassola, An Italian Romance

1987-02-01

Alessandro Blasetti, Italian film director (b. 1900)

1987-10-22

Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68

1987-11-29

Irene Handl, The Italian Job

1988-07-22

Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87

1988-08-09

Giacinto Scelsi, Italian composer (b. 1905)

1988-11-22

Paul Vario, U.S. Italian Mafia of the Lucchese Family (b. 1914)

1988-12-02

Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra)

1989-04-22

Emilio G. Segrè, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), dies at 84 of a heart attack

1989-04-30

Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 60

1989-05-02

Giuseppe Siri, Italian Catholic Cardinal (b. 1906)

1989-12-16

Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (Death in Venice), dies at 59

1990-09-26

Alberto Moravia, Italian writer (Woman in Red), dies at 82

1990-12-14

Josefina Serratosa, Jealousy, Italian Style

1991-02-06

Salvador Luria, Italian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)

1991-04-06

Ernesto Molinari, Lucy's Italian Movie

1991-05-24

Miriam di San Servolo, Italian actress (b. 1912)

1991-08-29

Libero Grassi, Italian underwear manufacturer/anti mafia, dies

1991-09-02

Concetto Lo Bello, Italian intl soccer judge, dies

1991-10-08

Natalia Ginzburg, Italian writer (Sounds of the Night), dies at 75

1992-03-30

Luigi De Laurentiis, Italian producer (Toto, Macaroni), dies

1992-07-01

Franco Cristaldi, Italian producer (Amarcord), dies

1992-07-02

Franco Cristaldi, Italian producer/Claudia Cardinale's husband, dies

1992-07-19

Paolo Borsellino, Italian anti-mafia judge, murdered by mafia

1992-08-15

Giorgio Perlasca, Italian anti-fascist (saved 5,200 Jews), dies

1992-11-11

Giulio C Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies

1992-11-21

Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies

1992-11-29

Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), dies at 78

1993-02-15

George Wallington, [Giacinto Figlia], Italian bebop-pianist/, dies

1993-02-20

Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian auto-designer (Miura), dies

1993-02-28

Franco Brusati, Italian dir/writer (Bread & Chocolate), dies at 70

1993-03-16

Giovanni Testori, Italian writer (Arialda), dies at 69

1993-06-28

Boris Christoff, Bulgaria/Italian bass (Don Carlos), dies at 79

1993-09-24

Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (b. 1913)

1993-10-24

Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54

1993-11-15

Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies

1994-01-08

Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Octopus), dies at 52

1994-02-27

Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector, dies at 84

1994-03-19

Giuseppe Diana, Italian anti-mafia priest, murdered

1994-04-30

Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Italian set designer (Last Emperor), dies at 53

1994-05-30

Marcel Bich, Italian/French baron/pen manufacturer (Bic), dies at 79

1994-05-30

Agostino Di Bartolomei, Italian footballer (b. 1955)

1994-06-04

Massimo Troisi, Italian actor/director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41

1994-07-07

Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (b. 1924)

1994-08-04

Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian/journalist, dies at 69

1994-08-06

Domenico Modugno, Italian singer (Volare), dies at 66

1994-08-23

Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Machina Mondiale), dies at 70

1994-09-06

Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67

1994-09-18

Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, dies at 44

1994-11-24

Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92

1994-12-26

Sylvia Koscina, Croatian/Italian actress (Hercules), dies at 61

1995-05-28

Daniela Rocca, Divorce Italian Style

1995-07-18

Fabio Casartelli, Italian olympian (Oly-gold-92), dies at 24

1995-07-30

Alfredo Giannetti, Divorce Italian Style

1997-01-06

Catherine Scorsese, Italian-American actress (b. 1912)

1997-01-10

Alvinio Misciano, Italian tenor, killed in a fall from a window

1997-05-09

Marco Ferreri, Italian film director (b. 1928)

1997-09-04

Aldo Rossi, Italian architect (b. 1931)

1997-10-10

George Malcolm, Italian Concerto in F/Fantasy in C minor/Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor

1998-02-25

Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90

1998-02-25

Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at 87

1998-08-13

Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (b. 1934)

1999-01-11

Fabrizio de André, Italian singer (b. 1940)

1999-01-19

Ivan Francescato, Italian rugby union footballer (b. 1967)

1999-08-24

Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (b. 1929)

1999-11-20

Amintore Fanfani, Italian politician and prime minister (b. 1908)

1999-12-10

Shirley Hemphill, The Italian Connection

1999-12-20

Riccardo Freda, Italian film director (b. 1909)

2000-03-03

Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (b. 1904)

2000-04-13

Giorgio Bassani, Italian writer (b. 1916)

2000-05-05

Gino Bartali, Italian cyclist (b. 1914)

2000-06-14

Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (b. 1911)

2000-06-29

Vittorio Gassman, Italian actor (b. 1922)

2000-08-07

Maury Thompson, Lucy's Italian Movie

2000-08-19

Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941)

2000-12-31

José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)

2001-03-10

Massimo Morsello, Italian musician and far right activist (b. 1958)

2001-04-20

Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)

2001-04-25

Michele Alboreto, Italian race car driver (b. 1956)

2001-05-20

Renato Carosone, Italian musician (b. 1920)

2001-05-26

Vittorio Brambilla, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)

2001-07-18

Fabio Taglioni, Italian automotive engineer (b. 1920)

2001-07-20

Carlo Giuliani, Italian anarchist (b. 1978)

2001-07-22

Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (b. 1909)

2001-12-05

Franco Rasetti, Italian physicist (b. 1901)

2002-05-11

Joseph Bonanno, Italian-born gangster (b. 1905)

2002-08-05

Franco Lucentini, Italian writer (b. 1920)

2002-10-31

Raf Vallone, Italian actor (b. 1916)

2003-01-05

Massimo Girotti, Italian film actor (b. 1918)

2003-01-24

Gianni Agnelli, Italian auto executive (b. 1921)

2003-02-25

Alberto Sordi, Italian actor (b. 1920)

2003-03-03

Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (b. 1904)

2003-03-29

Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (SARS) (b. 1956)

2003-05-21

Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (b. 1928)

2003-05-27

Luciano Berio, Italian composer (b. 1925)

2003-07-31

Guido Crepax, Italian comics artist (b. 1933)

2003-09-25

Franco Modigliani, Italian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

2003-10-29

Franco Corelli, Italian tenor, dies after suffering on stroke at 82

2003-12-01

Eugenio Monti, Italian bobsledder (b. 1928)

2004-01-09

Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher (b. 1909)

2004-02-13

John Trumper, The Italian Job

2004-02-14

Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (b. 1970)

2004-04-07

Enrico Ameri, In the Name of the Italian People

2004-06-04

Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (b. 1921)

2004-07-23

Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer (b. 1921)

2004-07-28

Tiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (b. 1938)

2004-07-31

Laura Betti, Italian actress (b. 1927)

2004-11-13

Carlo Rustichelli, Divorce Italian Style

2004-12-19

Renata Tebaldi, Italian soprano (b. 1922)

2005-01-10

Margherita Carosio, Italian soprano (b. 1908)

2005-01-11

Fabrizio Meoni, Italian motorcyclist (b. 1957)

2005-01-22

Carlo Orelli, Italian veteran of World War I (b. 1894)

2005-02-03

Corrado Cardinal Bafile, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1903)

2005-02-13

Harry Baird, The Italian Job

2005-03-04

Nicola Calipari, Italian secret service agent (b. 1953)

2005-04-03

Tony Croatto, Italian singer (b. 1940)

2005-04-23

Romano Scarpa, Italian-born comic artist (b. 1927)

2005-06-04

Disley Jones, The Italian Job

2005-06-14

Carlo Maria Giulini, Italian conductor (b. 1914)

2005-07-03

Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)

2005-07-16

Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (b. 1920)

2005-07-17

Mario Valgoi, The Italian Job

2005-09-07

Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (b. 1933)

2005-11-02

Ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.

2005-11-04

Graham Payn, The Italian Job

2006-04-22

Alida Valli, Italian actress (b. 1921)

2006-09-04

Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (b. 1942)

2006-09-15

Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (b. 1929)

2006-09-26

Iva Toguri, Tokyo Rose/Communism, Italian Style/Two Can Live as Cheaply as One

2006-10-12

Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian film director (b. 1919)

2006-11-01

Paul Lee Lander, The Italian Job

2006-11-17

Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (b. 1924)

2006-11-25

Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (b. 1931)

2006-11-25

Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (b. 1920)

2007-01-04

Sandro Salvadore, Italian footballer (b. 1939)

2007-01-10

Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer (b. 1912)

2007-02-01

Gian Carlo Menotti, Italian-born composer (b. 1911)

2007-02-02

Filippo Raciti, Italian police officer (b. 1967)

2007-02-28

Baron Charles Forte, Italian-born hotelier (b. 1908)

2007-03-03

Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian catoonist, creater of La Linea.

2007-04-06

Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (b. 1916)

2007-06-17

Gianfranco Ferrè, Italian fashion designer (b. 1944)

2007-07-30

Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian film director (b. 1912)

2007-09-06

Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71

2007-10-05

Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (b. 1898)

2007-11-06

Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920)

2007-12-31

Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect and designer (b. 1917)

2008-02-07

Federica Gori, Gladiators: A Report on Italian Hardcore Cinema

2008-03-14

Chiara Lubich, Italian Catholic activist and leader and foundress of the Focolare (b. 1920)

2008-06-16

Mario Rigoni Stern, Italian writer, World War II veteran and Nazi concentration camp survivor (b. 1921)

2008-06-17

Rudolph Vecoli, And They Came to Chicago: The Italian American Legacy

2008-08-17

Franco Sensi, Italian oil tycoon and president of A.S. Roma

2008-11-17

Ennio De Concini, Divorce Italian Style

2009-02-09

Eluana Englaro, an Italian woman who lived in a persistent vegetative state for 17 years (b. 1970)

2009-03-04

Salvatore Samperi, Italian film director (b 1944)

2009-03-25

Giovanni Parisi, Italian boxer (b. 1967)

2009-06-14

Ivan Della Mea, Italian singer-songwriter (b. 1940)

2009-07-11

Arturo Gatti, Italian-Canadian professional boxer (b. 1972)

2009-09-08

Mike Bongiorno, Italian television host (b. 1924)

2009-09-15

Troy Kennedy-Martin, The Italian Job

2009-11-20

Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (b. 1925)

2010-05-25

Silvius Magnago, Italian politician (b. 1914)

2010-08-06

Louis Mansi, The Italian Job

2010-08-17

Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and eighth President of the Italian Republic (b. 1928)

2010-09-12

Giulio Zignoli, Italian footballer (b. 1946)

2010-09-15

Frank Jarvis, The Italian Job

2010-11-10

Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer (b. 1919)

2010-11-29

Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (b. 1915)

2010-12-18

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian banker and economist (b. 1940)

2010-12-21

Enzo Bearzot, Italian football player and manager (b. 1927)

2011-04-15

Vittorio Arrigoni, Italian peace activist (b. 1975)

2011-09-13

Walter Bonatti, Italian climber (b. 1930)

2011-10-23

Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1987)

2011-12-30

Mirko Tremaglia, fiercely nationalist Italian politician, dies at 85

2012-01-29

Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Italian politician, dies at 93

2012-02-20

Renato Dulbecco, Italian-born American virologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 97

2012-04-01

Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian soccer star, dies from heart attack at 65

2012-05-25

Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italian fencer, dies at 93

2012-08-10

Carlo Rambaldi, Italian Special effects artist, dies at 86

2012-10-19

Fiorenzo Magni, Italian professional road racing cyclist, dies from an aneurysm at 91

2012-11-21

Dann Cahn, Lucy's Italian Movie

2013-01-14

Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder, dies at 69

2013-03-22

Pietro Mennea, Italian sprinter, dies from cancer at 60

2013-05-06

Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 94

2013-05-06

Giulio Andreotti, How We Got the Italian Movie Business Into Trouble: The True Story of Franco and Ciccio

2013-06-24

Emilio Colombo, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 93

2013-12-10

Rossana Podestà, Italian actress, dies at 79

2015-04-15

Bill Hearn, Inheritance, Italian Style

2016-03-31

Margaret Blye of The Italian Job dies of cancer, aged 73

2016-05-20

Marco Pannella, maverick Italian post-war politician, dies aged 86

2016-09-17

Former Italian President Ciampi dies aged 95

2016-11-14

Italian free diver Enzo Maiorca dies aged 85

2017-04-23

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies aged 37 after training crash

2017-05-26

Italian fashion designer Laura Biagotti dies aged 73

2018-01-05

Italian jockey Daniele Porcu dies aged 34


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