Famous People Born In Florence

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Niccolò Machiavelli
(Diplomat & Philosopher Best Known for His Political Treatise 'The Prince')
Niccolò Machiavelli
20
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1469
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 22, 1527
 2 
Catherine de' Medici
(Queen Consort of France (1547 - 1559))
Catherine de' Medici
10
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
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Died: September 14, 1321
 4 
Amerigo Vespucci
(Discoverer of South America)
Amerigo Vespucci
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1454
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 22, 1512
 5 
Guccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)
Guccio Gucci
23
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 2, 1953
 6 
Sandro Botticelli
(One of the Greatest Painters of the Florentine Renaissance)
Sandro Botticelli
3
Birthdate: 1445 AD
Died: May 17, 1510
 7 
Florence Nightingale
(Social Reformer & Founder of Modern Nursing and Known as 'The Lady with the Lamp')
Florence Nightingale
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 13, 1910
 8 
Donatello
(One of the Greatest of All Italian Renaissance Artists)
Donatello
8
Birthdate: 1386 AD
Died: December 13, 1466
 9 
Lorenzo de' Medici
33
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1449
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 8, 1492
 10 
Aldo Gucci
(Businessman, Fashion designer)
Aldo Gucci
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 19, 1990
 11 
Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor from 1792 to 1806)
Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
5
Birthdate: February 12, 1768
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 2, 1835
 12 
Pope Leo X
5
Birthdate: December 11, 1475
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 1, 1521
 13 
Filippo Brunelleschi
(One of the Pioneers of Early Renaissance Architecture in Italy)
Filippo Brunelleschi
9
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1377 AD
Died: April 15, 1446
 14 
John Singer Sargent
(American Expatriate Artist and One of the Leading Portrait Painters of His Generation)
John Singer Sargent
3
Birthdate: January 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 14, 1925
 15 
Franco Zeffirelli
(Film Director, Producer)
Franco Zeffirelli
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 15, 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Pope Clement VII
2
Birthdate: May 26, 1478
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 25, 1534
 17 
Matteo Renzi
(Prime Minister of Italy)
Matteo Renzi
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Benvenuto Cellini
(Italian Goldsmith and Sculptor Best Known for His Sculpture 'Cellini Salt Cellar')
Benvenuto Cellini
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1500
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 13, 1571
 19 
Antonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)
Antonio Meucci
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 18, 1889
 20 
Piero the Unfortunate
(Ruler of Florence Known for His Bad Decisions that Led to His Downfall)
Piero the Unfortunate
2
Birthdate: February 15, 1472
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 28, 1503
 21 
Giotto
(Painter)
Giotto
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1267 AD
Died: January 8, 1337
 22 
Jean-Baptiste Lully
(French Composer, Instrumentalist, and Dancer)
Jean-Baptiste Lully
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 22, 1687
 23 
Richard Rogers
(Architect, Politician)
Richard Rogers
3
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 18, 2021
 24 
Roberto Cavalli
(Fashion designer)
Roberto Cavalli
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 25 
Carlo Collodi
(Italian Author and Journalist Known for His Fairy Tale Novel 'The Adventures of Pinocchio')
Carlo Collodi
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1826
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 26, 1890
 26 
Lorenzo Ghiberti
(Italian Renaissance Sculptor Best Known as the Creator of Two Sets of Bronze Doors of the Florence Baptistery)
Lorenzo Ghiberti
0
Birthdate: 1378 AD
Died: December 1, 1455
Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1510
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 6, 1537
 28 
Contessina de' Bardi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1390 AD
Died: September 30, 1473
 29 
Cimabue
(13th century Italian Painter Known for His Frescoes, Panel Paintings, and Exquisite Mosaics)
Cimabue
0
Birthdate: 1240 AD
Died: January 24, 1302
 30 
Francesco de' Pazzi
(Banker, Murderer)
Francesco de' Pazzi
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 28, 1444
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 26, 1478
 31 
Philip Neri
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1515
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 25, 1595
 32 
Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
(Austrian Field-Marshal and Third Son of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II)
Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 30, 1847
 33 
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
 34 
Daria Nicolodi
2
Birthdate: June 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 26, 2020
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 35 
Oriana Fallaci
(Italian Journalist Famous for Her Aggresive Interviews of World Leaders During the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s)
Oriana Fallaci
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 15, 2006
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 36 
Andrea del Verrocchio
(Italian Painter, Sculptor and Goldsmith Known for His Equestrian Statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni)
Andrea del Verrocchio
0
Birthdate: 1435 AD
Died: October 10, 1488
 37 
Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1667
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 18, 1743
 38 
Marella Agnelli
(Noblewoman)
Marella Agnelli
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 23, 2019
 39 
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
Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 24, 1671
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 9, 1737
 41 
Martina Trevisan
(Tennis player)
Martina Trevisan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 42 
Pope Urban VIII
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 5, 1568
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 29, 1644
 43 
Maurizio Gucci
(Former Head of 'Gucci' Fashion House Who was Assassinated by a Hitman Hired by His Former Wife)
Maurizio Gucci
26
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 27, 1995
 44 
Robert I, Duke of Parma
0
Birthdate: July 9, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 16, 1907
 45 
Lucrezia Tornabuoni
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 22, 1427
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 25, 1482
 46 
Jacopo de' Pazzi
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1423 AD
Died: April 30, 1478
 47 
Prince Aimone, Duke of Apulia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
 48 
Bronzino
(Painter)
Bronzino
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 23, 1572
 49 
Maddalena de' Medici
(Lorenzo de' Medici's daughter)
Maddalena de' Medici
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1473
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 2, 1528
 50 
Beatrice Portinari
(Noblewoman)
Beatrice Portinari
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Died: June 8, 1290