Italian Celebrities Born In September

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Monica Bellucci
(Italian Actress, Model and the 'Oldest Bond Girl' in the History of the Franchise)
Monica Bellucci
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Città di Castello, Italy

Monica Bellucci is one of the most popular actresses from Italy. Her popularity in the West helped her become the oldest woman to play a Bond girl in the history of the James Bond film franchise. Known for her hourglass figure, she has been regarded as a sex symbol and has appeared in lists like 100 Hottest Women of All-Time.

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Andrea Bocelli
(Italian Operatic Tenor Noted for His Unique Blend of Opera & Pop Music)
Andrea Bocelli
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lajatico, Italy

Widely regarded as an opera singer with the most beautiful voice, Andrea Bocelli is an Italian record producer and singer-songwriter. He serves as an inspiration to many as he went on to become one of the most popular Italian singers of all time, despite losing his vision at age 12. He has sold more than 90 million records worldwide.

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Sophia Loren
(One of the Greatest Female Stars of Classical Hollywood Cinema)
Sophia Loren
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Birthdate: September 20, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Known as the quintessential “femme fatale” of the "Golden Age of Hollywood," Sophia Loren rose from participating in a beauty pageant as a teenager, to being the first actor to win the Academy Award for a foreign-language movie. The Italian bombshell is also known for her affair with Cary Grant.

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Francesco Totti
(Italian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder and as a Forward)
Francesco Totti
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Italian footballer Francesco Totti is known for his 25-year stint with Roma. Nicknamed “The Golden Boy” and “The Gladiator,” he led Roma to win the Serie A and the Coppa Italia. He was also part of the 2006 FIFA World Cup-winning Italian team. He was named to Pele’s FIFA 100

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Caravaggio
(One of the Most Prominent Italian Painters of His Generation)
Caravaggio
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Birthdate: September 29, 1571
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: July 18, 1610
Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio is best remembered for his influence on the Baroque style of painting. He pioneered a tactic known as tenebrism, and combined light and darkness to create his masterpieces. He was known for his erratic and aggressive nature and died under mysterious circumstances.
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Fabio Cannavaro
(Italian Professional Football Coach and Former Football Player Who Played as Centre-Back)
Fabio Cannavaro
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Italian former football star Fabio Cannavaro was part of his country’s 2006 World Cup-winning team and now coaches the Chinese football club Guangzhou. He has won awards such as the Ballon d'Or and was the only defender to earn the FIFA World Player of the Year tag.

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Enrico Fermi
(Italian Physicist, Nobel Laureate and Creator of the World's First Nuclear Reactor)
Enrico Fermi
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 28, 1954
Italian physicist Enrico Fermi created the Chicago Pile-1, the world's first nuclear reactor. Known widely as the "architect of the atomic bomb," he was equally proficient in theoretical and experimental physics, and won the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on radioactivity and for discovering transuranium elements.
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John Paul Getty Jr.
(Philanthropist)
John Paul Getty Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Italy
Died: April 17, 2003
 9 
Cesare Borgia
(Duke of Valentinois (1498 - 1507))
Cesare Borgia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1475
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy
Died: March 12, 1507
Italian politician and condottiero Cesare Borgia was an illegitimate son of Pope Alexander VI. He is said to have inspired The Prince by Machiavelli. He was also the first to resign a cardinalate, after his brother died in 1498. He was also the Duke of Valentinois from 1498 to 1507.
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Marcello Mastroianni
(One of Italy's Most Iconic Actors of the 20th Century)
Marcello Mastroianni
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Birthdate: September 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontana Liri, Lazio, Italy
Died: December 19, 1996

Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni is regarded as his country's biggest film star of all time. Making his debut as an uncredited extra when he was just 14, he worked hard over the decades to become a major film star in his country. He was a big name in international cinema as well. He was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards.

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Girolamo Savonarola
(Italian Preacher, Reformer and Martyr)
Girolamo Savonarola
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1452
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: May 23, 1498
Distingusihed for his clash against corrupt clergy and with tyrranical rulers, Girolamo Savonarola became a moral dictator of the city of Florence. He earned a reputation for austerity and detested every form of pleasure that earned him powerful enemies.
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Michelangelo Antonioni
(Italian Director & Screenwriter Known for His Trilogy 'L'Avventura', 'La Notte' and 'L'Eclisse')
Michelangelo Antonioni
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Birthdate: September 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: July 30, 2007

Michelangelo Antonioni was an Italian screenwriter, film director, editor, short story author, and painter. Renowned for making films with striking visual composition and elusive plots, Antonioni's work has influenced art cinema of the subsequent generation. Over the course of his career, Antonioni won many prestigious awards, including an honorary Academy Award, Palme d'Or, the Golden Bear, and the Golden Lion.

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Vitellius
(Roman emperor)
Vitellius
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Birthdate: September 24, 0015
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: December 20, 0069
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Ettore Bugatti
(Automobile Designer, Founder and Proprietor of the Automobile Manufacturing Company ‘Automobiles E. Bugatti’)
Ettore Bugatti
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: August 21, 1947

Ettore Bugatti was an automobile designer and manufacturer. He is credited with founding the popular car manufacturer Automobiles E. Bugatti, which gained prominence as the maker of some of the fastest and technologically advanced cars of its day. In 2000, Ettore Bugatti was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

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Paolo Rossi
(Italian Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Paolo Rossi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prato, Italy
Died: December 9, 2020
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Elsa Schiaparelli
(Italian Fashion Designer Famous for Her Surrealist Fashions of the 1930s and for Her Witty Accessories)
Elsa Schiaparelli
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 13, 1973

Elsa Schiaparelli was an Italian fashion designer who designed the wardrobes for many films like Topaze and Moulin Rouge. Widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the world of fashion, Schiaparelli was considered the greatest rival of Coco Chanel.

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Rossano Brazzi
(Actor)
Rossano Brazzi
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Birthdate: September 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: December 24, 1994
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Caterina Murino
(Italian Actress Known for Portraying Bond Girl 'Solange Dimitrios' in the Movie 'Casino Royale')
Caterina Murino
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Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cagliari, Italy

Caterina Murino first gained attention after participating in the Miss Italy contest. She later began her showbiz career as a model and starred in films such as The Corsican File. She also appeared as Bond Girl Solange in Casino Royale. She is also well-versed in dances such as flamenco and tango.

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Elisabetta Canalis
(Italian Actress and Showgirl)
Elisabetta Canalis
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Birthdate: September 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sassari, Italy

Elisabetta Canalis is an Italian showgirl and actress. Renowned for her impressive physique and good looks, Canalis has been a popular model in Italy, appearing on publications like Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She has also modeled for Roberto Cavalli and was featured in the Max nude calendar in 2003. In 2010, she was ranked the seventh-most beautiful woman on Maxim.

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Vittorio Gassman
(Actor, Director)
Vittorio Gassman
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Birthdate: September 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: June 29, 2000
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Luigi Galvani
(Italian Physician, Physicist, Biologist and Philosopher)
Luigi Galvani
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 9, 1737
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: December 4, 1798

Luigi Galvani was an Italian physician, biologist, physicist, and philosopher. He is credited with the discovery of animal electricity and is considered a pioneer of bioelectromagnetics. He and his wife made one of the first forays into the study of bioelectricity when they discovered that the muscles of dead frogs' legs twitched when struck by an electrical spark.  

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Umberto II of Italy
(The Last King of Italy)
Umberto II of Italy
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Birthdate: September 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castle of Racconigi, Racconigi, Italy
Died: March 18, 1983

Umberto II, the only son of King Victor Emmanuel III, was the last king of Italy and ruled for just 34 days, from May 9 to June 12, 1946, and then went into exile. Also known as Re di Maggio, he was the de facto head of state since 1944.

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Reinhold Messner
(The First Person to Climb All Fourteen Mt. Peaks Over 8,000 Metres)
Reinhold Messner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brixen, Italy

Italian mountaineer and explorer Reinhold Messner teamed up with Austrian mountaineer Peter Habeler to be the first to climb Mount Everest without using oxygen cylinders. He is also the first to complete a solo ascent of Everest and the first to climb all the 14 mountain peaks that stand above 8000m.

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Carlo Cudicini
(Italian Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Carlo Cudicini
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Renzo Piano
(Architect, Politician)
Renzo Piano
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 14, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Genoa

Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano was born into a family of builders from Genoa. His firm Piano and Rogers, was co-established with British architect Richard Rogers. The Renzo Piano Building Workshop worked on a number of museum commissions, most notably those of Menil Collection.

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Frank Stallone Sr.
(Hairdresser)
Frank Stallone Sr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy
Died: July 11, 2011
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Alphonsus Liguori
(Italian Catholic Bishop, Founder of the 'Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer' Known as the 'Redemptorists')
Alphonsus Liguori
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1696
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marianella, Naples, Italy
Died: August 1, 1787

Catholic bishop Alphonsus Liguori was the man behind the formation of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, also known as the Redemptorists. He stepped into his spiritual life after an 8-year stint as a lawyer. He is also remembered for his works on moral theology and equiprobabilism.

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Pietro Badoglio
(Prime Minister of Italy from 1943 to 1944)
Pietro Badoglio
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grazzano Badoglio, Italy
Died: November 1, 1956

Initially an artillery officer, Pietro Badoglio served as a general during the two World Wars. He eventually signed an armistice with the Allies to withdraw Italian forces from World War II. He eventually served as the prime minister of Italy and was also the 1st Duke of Addis Abeba.

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Zucchero
(Singer-songwriter)
Zucchero
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Roncocesi, Italy
 30 
Franco Amurri
(Director Best Known for His Films: ‘Da Grande’, ‘Monkey Trouble’ and ‘Flashback’)
Franco Amurri
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Birthdate: September 12, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Son of TV writer Antonio Amurri, Italian director Franco Amurri is best known for films such as Da grande and Monkey Trouble. He has previously also served in the Italian Army. He met actor Susan Sarandon on the sets of Tempest and later had a 4-year relationship with her.

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Silvio Berlusconi
(Former Prime Minister of Italy)
Silvio Berlusconi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milan
Died: June 12, 2023
Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi served as the Italian prime minister for 9 years. Owner of the media groups Mediaset and Fininvest, and former owner of A.C. Milan, he also launched the first Italian private TV channel, Telemilano. Despite a conviction for tax fraud, he became a European Parliament MP later.
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Aldo Moro
(Politician, Diplomat, University teacher)
Aldo Moro
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maglie
Died: May 9, 1978

Christian Democracy member Aldo Moro had served as the Italian prime minister and had also held important portfolios such as foreign affairs and public education. He was also a University of Bari professor of law, initially. He was abducted and killed by left-wing terrorists known as The Red Brigades.

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Stefano Casiraghi
(Businessperson, Socialite)
Stefano Casiraghi
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Como
Died: October 3, 1990
 34 
Bianca de' Medici
(Piero di Cosimo de' Medici's Daughter)
Bianca de' Medici
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1445
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 31, 1505
 35 
Alessandro Pavolini
(Politician)
Alessandro Pavolini
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Birthdate: September 27, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: April 28, 1945

Alessandro Pavolini was an Italian politician and journalist. A qualified lawyer, he supported Benito Mussolini's fascist movement during World War II. He was notorious for his cruelty against the opponents of fascism. He eventually became the president of the Fascist Confederation of Professionals and Artists. He was finally executed by the partisans in 1945.  

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Pope Paul VI
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Birthdate: September 26, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Concesio, Italy
Died: August 6, 1978
Succeeding Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI was elected the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State in June 1963 and continued in his role till his death in August 1978. He reconvened the Second Vatican Council and after its conclusion worked towards implementation of its reforms. He was canonised in 2018 by Pope Francis.
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Mario Draghi
(Economist, Banker, University teacher)
Mario Draghi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome

The son of a banker father, Italian economist Mario Draghi initially served as the president of the European Central Bank and the Bank of Italy governor, and is the current prime minister of Italy. The media named him Super Mario for efficiently handling the Eurozone debt crisis.

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Lilli Carati
(Former Actress whose greatest success came with Avere vent'anni ("To Be Twenty") by Fernando Di Leo in 1978)
Lilli Carati
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Birthdate: September 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Varese, Italy
Died: October 20, 2014
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Giulio Berruti
(Actor)
Giulio Berruti
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Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Andrea Camilleri
(Italian Writer Best Known as the Writer of the Popular 'Inspector Montalbano' Series of Crime Novels)
Andrea Camilleri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Porto Empedocle, Italy
Died: July 17, 2019

Andrea Camilleri was an Italian writer whose book The Potter's Field was honored with the CWA International Dagger award in 2012. Over the course of his career, Camilleri also won other prestigious awards, such as the Nino Martoglio International Book Award.

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Luigi Cherubini
(Composer)
Luigi Cherubini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1760
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 15, 1842
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Ruggero Pasquarelli
(Singer and Actor Who Appeared on the Italian Talent Show ‘X Factor’)
Ruggero Pasquarelli
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Città Sant'Angelo, Italy

Ruggero Pasquarelli is an Italian actor and singer best known for his appearance in the fourth series of the popular TV talent show, X Factor. As an actor, he achieved popularity after playing Matteo Balsano in the Latin American telenovela Soy Luna, for which he received a couple of Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

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Claudio Gentile
(Italian Football player)
Claudio Gentile
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
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Leandro Bolmaro
(Basketball player)
Leandro Bolmaro
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cordoba, Argentina
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Tommaso Campanella
(Philosopher Known for His Work 'la Città Del Sole' an Important Early Utopian Work)
Tommaso Campanella
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Birthdate: September 5, 1568
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stilo, Italy
Died: May 21, 1639

Tommaso Campanella was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, astrologer, and poet. His heterodox views often brought him into conflict with the authorities, and he was imprisoned for several years. In prison, he wrote The City of the Sun, a utopia describing an egalitarian theocratic society. He also defended astronomer Galileo Galilei in his first trial. 

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Nicola Sansone
(Footballer forward position)
Nicola Sansone
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
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Grazia Deledda
(Italian Author and Winner of 1926 Nobel Prize for Literature)
Grazia Deledda
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 27, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nuoro, Italy
Died: August 15, 1936

Grazia Deledda was an Italian writer who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926, becoming the first Italian woman to receive the prize. Interested in writing from a young age, she became a writer despite her family’s objections. Today, her work is highly regarded across the world, and generations of writers continue to be inspired by her.  

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Francesca Caccini
(Italian Composer, Lutenist and Singer of the Early Baroque Era)
Francesca Caccini
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 18, 1587
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1641 AD

Francesca Caccini was an Italian composer, poet, lutenist, singer, and music teacher. She is best remembered for La liberazione di Ruggiero, her only surviving stage work, which is regarded as the oldest opera composed by a woman. Although little of her music has survived the test of time, Francesca Caccini was known to be a prolific composer.

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Lory Del Santo
(Italian Television Personality and Actress )
Lory Del Santo
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Birthdate: September 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Povegliano Veronese, Veneto, Italy

Born in a stable in Verona, Lory Del Santo lost her father in an accident later and was raised by her mother. Beginning her TV career at 16, she later also participated in the Miss Universe contest. She gave birth to Eric Clapton’s son but lost the child in a freak accident.

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Sergio Tacchini
(Italian Fashion Designer of Sportswear and Former Professional Tennis Player)
Sergio Tacchini
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Novara, Italy

Sergio Tacchini is a former professional tennis player turned fashion designer. He entered the Tennis Club of Milan as a teenager and went on to have a successful career in the sport. He then quit tennis to design sportswear and launched his own brand. He initially designed elegant and stylish tennis wear and eventually branched out to other sports.