Famous People Born In Florence

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 1 
Niccolò Machiavelli
(Diplomat & Philosopher Best Known for His Political Treatise 'The Prince')

Niccolò Machiavelli
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1469
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 1527

 2 
Catherine de' Medici
(Queen of France (1547-1559))

Catherine de' Medici
7
Birthdate: April 13, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 5, 1589

 3 
Dante Alighieri
(Italian Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Poem ‘Divine Comedy’)

Dante Alighieri
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Died: September 14, 1321

 4 
Amerigo Vespucci
(Discoverer of South America)

Amerigo Vespucci
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1454
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 22, 1512

 5 
Guccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)

Guccio Gucci
15
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 2, 1953

 6 
Florence Nightingale
(Social Reformer & Founder of Modern Nursing and Known as 'The Lady with the Lamp')

Florence Nightingale
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 13, 1910

 7 
Sandro Botticelli
(Early Renaissance Painter)

Sandro Botticelli
3
Birthdate: 1445 AD
Died: May 17, 1510
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 8 
Donatello
(Sculptor of the Renaissance)

Donatello
8
Birthdate: 1386 AD
Died: December 13, 1466

 9 

Lorenzo de' Medici
31
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1449
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 8, 1492

 10 

Cosimo de' Medici
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 10, 1389
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 1, 1464

 11 
Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1792-1806))

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
5
Birthdate: February 12, 1768
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 2, 1835

 12 
Aldo Gucci
(Businessman, Fashion designer)

Aldo Gucci
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 19, 1990

 13 
Franco Zeffirelli
(Film Director, Producer)

Franco Zeffirelli
3
Birthdate: February 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 15, 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 

John Singer Sargent
3
Birthdate: January 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 14, 1925

 15 
Matteo Renzi
(Prime Minister of Italy)

Matteo Renzi
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 16 

Piero the Unfortunate
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1472
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 28, 1503

 17 
Antonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)

Antonio Meucci
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 18, 1889

 18 

Filippo Brunelleschi
7
Birthdate: 1377 AD
Died: April 15, 1446

 19 

Benvenuto Cellini
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1500
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 13, 1571

 20 
Giotto
(Painter)

Giotto
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1267 AD
Died: January 8, 1337

 21 

Jean-Baptiste Lully
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 22, 1687

 22 
Roberto Cavalli
(Fashion designer)

Roberto Cavalli
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 23 

Carlo Collodi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1826
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 26, 1890

Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1510
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 6, 1537

 25 

Lorenzo Ghiberti
0
Birthdate: 1378 AD
Died: December 1, 1455

 26 

Contessina de' Bardi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1390 AD
Died: September 30, 1473

Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 24, 1671
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 9, 1737

 28 

Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 30, 1847

 29 
Cimabue
(Painter)

Cimabue
0
Birthdate: 1240 AD
Died: 1302 AD

 30 
Bianca de' Medici
(Piero di Cosimo de' Medici's Daughter)

Bianca de' Medici
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1445
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 31, 1505

 31 

Philip Neri
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1515
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 25, 1595

 32 
George P. Cosmatos
(Former Film director and writer, known for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Leviathan (1989) and Cobra (1986))

George P. Cosmatos
0
Birthdate: January 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 19, 2005

 33 

Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1667
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 18, 1743

 34 

Daria Nicolodi
2
Birthdate: June 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 26, 2020
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 

Andrea del Verrocchio
0
Birthdate: 1435 AD
Died: 1488 AD

 36 
Marella Agnelli
(Noblewoman)

Marella Agnelli
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 23, 2019

 37 

Robert I, Duke of Parma
0
Birthdate: July 9, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 16, 1907

 38 

Lucrezia Tornabuoni
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 22, 1427
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 25, 1482

 39 

Jacopo de' Pazzi
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1423 AD
Died: April 30, 1478

 40 

Pope Leo X
4
Birthdate: December 11, 1475
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 1, 1521

 41 
Maurizio Gucci
(Businessman)

Maurizio Gucci
26
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 27, 1995

 42 
Bronzino
(Painter)

Bronzino
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 23, 1572

 43 

Prince Aimone, Duke of Apulia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra

 44 

Pope Clement VII
2
Birthdate: May 26, 1478
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 25, 1534

 45 
Richard Rogers
(Architect, Politician)

Richard Rogers
3
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 18, 2021

 46 

Alba Rohrwacher
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 47 
Beatrice Portinari
(Noblewoman)

Beatrice Portinari
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Died: June 8, 1290

 48 

Domenico Ghirlandaio
1
Birthdate: June 2, 1448
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 11, 1494

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 22, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 28, 1899

Piero di Cosimo de' Medici
2
Birthdate: September 19, 1416
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 2, 1469