Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
17 October 1912
Pope of Roman Catholic Church
Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971
Comedian, Actor

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
20 January 1920
Film Director and Scriptwriter

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870
Physician and Educator

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
19 May 1898
Philosopher
Primo LeviPrimo Levi
31 July 1919
Writer, Chemist

George SantayanaGeorge Santayana
16 December 1863
Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, & Novelist

Tana FrenchTana French
10 May 1973
Writer

Michelangelo AntonioniMichelangelo Antonioni
29 September 1912
Film Director, Screenwriter, Editor
Dario FoDario Fo
24 March 1926
Playwright

Alberto MoraviaAlberto Moravia
28 November 1907
Italian novelist
Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
09 September 1908
Italian poet

Girolamo FracastoroGirolamo Fracastoro
1478 AD
Physician, scholar, poet

Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
20 August 1901
Author & Poet
Beppe GrilloBeppe Grillo
21 July 1948
Actor, Comedian, Politician, Writer

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter
Pier Paolo PasoliniPier Paolo Pasolini
05 March 1922
Film director, Writer, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,

Paolo SorrentinoPaolo Sorrentino
31 May 1970
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
08 May 1906
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,
Reinhold MessnerReinhold Messner
17 September 1944
Explorer, Politician, Writer, Mountaineer

Carlo Gabriel NeroCarlo Gabriel Nero
16 September 1969
Screenwriter, Film director
Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,

Lanny PoffoLanny Poffo
28 December 1954
Wrestlers

Giulio AndreottiGiulio Andreotti
14 January 1919
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Reporter

Giorgio AgambenGiorgio Agamben
22 April 1942
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Poet
Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
02 November 1906
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,
Pierluigi CollinaPierluigi Collina
13 February 1960
Association football referee, Writer, Economist

Antonio CarluccioAntonio Carluccio
19 April 1937
Chef

Rula JebrealRula Jebreal
24 April 1973
Journalist, Pundit, Writer, Screenwriter

Oriana FallaciOriana Fallaci
29 June 1929
War correspondent, Politician, Writer, Journalist,
Roberto SavianoRoberto Saviano
22 September 1979
Writer, Journalist, Screenwriter

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Andrea CamilleriAndrea Camilleri
06 September 1925
Writer, Screenwriter

Carlo RovelliCarlo Rovelli
03 May 1956
Physicist, Writer

Mario BavaMario Bava
31 July 1914
Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer,

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
01 May 1925
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian
Milo ManaraMilo Manara
12 September 1945
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Writer, Artist

Freya StarkFreya Stark
31 January 1893
Explorer
Enrico LettaEnrico Letta
20 August 1966
Politician, Academic, Non-fiction writer

Franco BattiatoFranco Battiato
23 March 1945
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Film director,

Natalia GinzburgNatalia Ginzburg
14 July 1916
Author
Carlo GinzburgCarlo Ginzburg
15 April 1939
Art historian, Writer, Medievalist, Historian of

Ugo TognazziUgo Tognazzi
23 March 1922
Film director, Actor, Writer, Screenwriter
Paolo SoleriPaolo Soleri
21 June 1919
Architect, Writer, Sculptor, University teacher

Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaGiuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
23 December 1896
Writer, Novelist

Walter BonattiWalter Bonatti
22 June 1930
Mountaineer, Explorer, Photographer, Mountain

Walter VeltroniWalter Veltroni
03 July 1955
Politician, Writer, Journalist

Guido CalabresiGuido Calabresi
18 October 1932
Judge, University teacher, Dean, Writer
Eugenio MontaleEugenio Montale
12 January 1896
poet, writer, journalist, translator

Marcella HazanMarcella Hazan
15 April 1924
Writer

Hugo PrattHugo Pratt
15 June 1927
Novelist, Writer, Painter, Screenwriter

Norberto BobbioNorberto Bobbio
18 October 1909
Philosopher, Jurist, Historian, Politician,
Carlo LeviCarlo Levi
29 November 1902
Painter

Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
16 October 1906
Novelist
Renata AdlerRenata Adler
19 October 1937
Author

Laura HuxleyLaura Huxley
02 November 1911
Motivational speaker, Writer, Violinist,

Leonardo SciasciaLeonardo Sciascia
08 January 1921
Author
Sergio CastellittoSergio Castellitto
18 August 1953
Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film

Alessandro BariccoAlessandro Baricco
25 January 1958
Writer, Journalist, Television presenter,
Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
09 January 1881
Journalist

Gianni RodariGianni Rodari
23 October 1920
Writer, Educationist, Journalist, Children's

Giovanni PascoliGiovanni Pascoli
31 December 1855
Poet
Roberto CalassoRoberto Calasso
30 May 1941
Writer

Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
08 January 1905
Composer, Poet
Francis Marion CrawfordFrancis Marion Crawford
02 August 1854
Writer

Claudio MagrisClaudio Magris
10 April 1939
Scholar

Giorgio BassaniGiorgio Bassani
04 March 1916
Novelist

Carlo Maria MartiniCarlo Maria Martini
15 February 1927
theologian, writer, cleric, university teacher
Eduardo De FilippoEduardo De Filippo
24 May 1900
Film director, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,
Magdi AllamMagdi Allam
22 April 1952
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Luciano VincenzoniLuciano Vincenzoni
07 March 1926
Screenwriter

Francesco AlberoniFrancesco Alberoni
31 December 1929
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Loretta NapoleoniLoretta Napoleoni
1955 AD
economist, author, journalist, writer
Pietro IngraoPietro Ingrao
30 March 1915
Politician, Journalist, Civil servant, Writer

Augustine Mandino IIAugustine Mandino II
12 December 1923