Famous People From Italy
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci
15 April 1452
Polymath
Benito MussoliniBenito Mussolini
29 July 1883
Former Duce

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18 September 1961
Actor

Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus
31 October 1451
Explorer

Cole SprouseCole Sprouse
04 August 1992
Actor

Michael CollinsMichael Collins
31 October 1930
NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11
Marcus AureliusMarcus Aurelius
26 April 0121
Philosopher

MichelangeloMichelangelo
06 March 1475
Sculptor

Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
15 February 1564
Astronomer
NeroNero
15 December 0037
Roman Emperor

St PaulSt Paul
0005 AD
Religious Preacher
Dylan Sprouse Dylan Sprouse
04 August 1992
Actor

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
02 December 1946
Fashion Designer

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971
Comedian, Actor

Andrea BocelliAndrea Bocelli
22 September 1958
Singer

Marco PoloMarco Polo
1254 AD
 
Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
11 November 1897
Gangster

Carlo AncelottiCarlo Ancelotti
10 June 1959
Footballer

Luciano PavarottiLuciano Pavarotti
12 October 1935
 

Niccolò MachiavelliNiccolò Machiavelli
03 May 1469
Political Philosopher
Gianluigi BuffonGianluigi Buffon
28 January 1978
Footballer

Mario BalotelliMario Balotelli
12 August 1990
Footballer
Valentino RossiValentino Rossi
16 February 1979
Italian motorcycle road racer

Charles V, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman Emperor
24 February 1500
Former Holy Roman Emperor

CiceroCicero
03 January 0106
Philosopher, Political Theorist
Guccio GucciGuccio Gucci
26 March 1881
Italian Businessman

Dante AlighieriDante Alighieri
30 April 1265
Poet
Lorenzo de' MediciLorenzo de' Medici
01 January 1449
Leader

John BasiloneJohn Basilone
04 November 1916
Armed Force Officer

Michael BubleMichael Bublé
09 September 1975
Singer
Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas
28 January 1225
Philosophers, Theologian

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Michele MorroneMichele Morrone
03 October 1990
Actor
Andrea PirloAndrea Pirlo
19 May 1979
Italian footballer

Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
26 April 1940
Singer

St Francis of Assisi St Francis of Assisi
26 November 1182
Founder of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)

HadrianHadrian
24 January 0076
Roman Emperor
Danny HustonDanny Huston
14 May 1962
Actor
Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
01 January 1431
Religious Leader

RaphaelRaphael
1483 AD
Painter

CaravaggioCaravaggio
29 September 1571
Painter

Roberto BaggioRoberto Baggio
18 February 1967
Football Player
Silvio BerlusconiSilvio Berlusconi
29 September 1936
Former Prime Minister of Italy

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
18 February 1898
Italian racing driver

Joe GalloJoe Gallo
07 April 1929
Mobster

Mauro IcardiMauro Icardi
19 February 1993
Footballer

Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
15 November 1993
Football Player
Antonio Lucio VivaldiAntonio Lucio Vivaldi
04 March 1678
Composer

PompeyPompey
29 September 0106
Military Leader
Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
24 August 1902
Criminal

Francesco TottiFrancesco Totti
27 September 1976
Italian Footballer

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
20 January 1920
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Mario AndrettiMario Andretti
28 February 1940
 

George DiCaprioGeorge DiCaprio
30 November 1943
Writer
Pier Paolo PasoliniPier Paolo Pasolini
05 March 1922
Film Director

Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci
09 March 1454
Discoverer of South America

Cesare BorgiaCesare Borgia
13 September 1475
Duke of Valentinois

Franco NeroFranco Nero
23 November 1941
Actor

Charles PonziCharles Ponzi
03 March 1882
Con Artist
Antonio GramsciAntonio Gramsci
22 January 1891
Politician, Philosopher

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi
04 July 1807
Italian Nationalist

Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
1445 AD
Painter

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
26 September 1897
Pope
Vito GenoveseVito Genovese
21 November 1897
Mobster

Bruno SammartinoBruno Sammartino
06 October 1935
Wrestler
Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
11 November 1869
King of Italy

Giacomo CasanovaGiacomo Casanova
02 April 1725
Womanizer

Giordano BrunoGiordano Bruno
1548 AD
Philosopher
Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955
Pianist, Composer

Gennaro GattusoGennaro Gattuso
09 January 1978
Footballer
Francis II, Holy Roman EmperorFrancis II, Holy Roman Emperor
12 February 1768
Last Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire

Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
17 October 1912
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Antonio D’AmicoAntonio D’Amico
20 January 1959
Model
Bud SpencerBud Spencer
31 October 1929
Actor

Scipio AfricanusScipio Africanus
0236 BC
Roman General
Frank NittiFrank Nitti
27 January 1886
Gangster

JosephusJosephus
0037 AD
Historian, Scholar

Massimiliano AllegriMassimiliano Allegri
11 August 1967
Italian Football Manager

Niccolo PaganiniNiccolo Paganini
27 October 1782
Violinist
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
26 September 1902
Criminal
Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
25 April 1874
Inventor

Fabio CapelloFabio Capello
18 June 1946
Football Player

John ElkannJohn Elkann
01 April 1976
Chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
15 September 1904
King of Italy

Claudio RanieriClaudio Ranieri
20 October 1951
Football Manager

Pope Pius XIIPope Pius XII
02 March 1876
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi
10 October 1813
Composer

Sergio MattarellaSergio Mattarella
23 July 1941
President of Italy
John FranzeseJohn Franzese
06 February 1917
Crime Boss

OvidOvid
20 March 0043
Poet
Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni
28 September 1924
Actor

Girolamo SavonarolaGirolamo Savonarola
21 September 1452
Monk
Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18 January 1905
Gangster
Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
29 September 1901
Nobel Laureate in Physics