Famous People From Italy
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci
(Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Engineer, Scientist)

15 April 1452

Benito MussoliniBenito Mussolini
(Former Duce)

29 July 1883

Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus

31 October 1451

Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei
(Astronomer, Mathematician, Philosopher, Rebel Scientist, Physicist)

15 February 1564

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
(Actor)

18 September 1961

MichelangeloMichelangelo
(Sculptor)

06 March 1475

Mario BalotelliMario Balotelli
(Footballer)

12 August 1990

Andrea BocelliAndrea Bocelli
(Singer)

22 September 1958

Marco PoloMarco Polo

1254 AD

Niccolò MachiavelliNiccolò Machiavelli
(Political Philosopher)

03 May 1469

Gianluigi BuffonGianluigi Buffon
(Footballer)

28 January 1978

Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
(Football Player)

15 November 1993

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Charles V, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman Emperor
(Former Holy Roman Emperor)

24 February 1500

Claudio RanieriClaudio Ranieri
(Football Manager)

20 October 1951

Dante AlighieriDante Alighieri
(Poet)

30 April 1265

Lorenzo de' MediciLorenzo de' Medici
(Leader)

01 January 1449

Valentino RossiValentino Rossi
(Italian motorcycle road racer)

16 February 1979

Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas
(Philosophers, Theologian)

28 January 1225

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CiceroCicero
(Philosopher, Political Theorist)

03 January 0106

Mauro IcardiMauro Icardi
(Footballer)

19 February 1993

Mario AndrettiMario Andretti

28 February 1940

RaphaelRaphael
(Painter)

1483 AD

Luciano PavarottiLuciano Pavarotti

12 October 1935

Emiliano SalaEmiliano Sala
(Footballer)

31 October 1990

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HadrianHadrian
(Roman Emperor)

24 January 0076

Massimiliano AllegriMassimiliano Allegri
(Italian Football Manager)

11 August 1967

Silvio BerlusconiSilvio Berlusconi
(Former Prime Minister of Italy)

29 September 1936

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
(Comedian, Actor)

20 November 1971

Andrea PirloAndrea Pirlo
(Italian footballer)

19 May 1979

Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci
(Discoverer of South America)

09 March 1454

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CaravaggioCaravaggio
(Painter)

29 September 1571

PompeyPompey
(Military Leader)

29 September 0106

Francesco TottiFrancesco Totti
(Italian Footballer)

27 September 1976

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
(Religious Leader)

01 January 1431

Carlo AncelottiCarlo Ancelotti
(Footballer)

10 June 1959

Santo VersaceSanto Versace
(Businessman)

16 December 1944

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Danny HustonDanny Huston
(Actor)

14 May 1962

Matteo BocelliMatteo Bocelli
(Andrea Bocelli’s Son)

08 October 1997

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
(Composer)

10 November 1928

Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
(Painter)

1445 AD

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi
(Italian Nationalist)

04 July 1807

Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder
(Singer)

26 April 1940

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Cesare BorgiaCesare Borgia
(Duke of Valentinois)

13 September 1475

Gennaro GattusoGennaro Gattuso
(Footballer)

09 January 1978

Pope Pius XIIPope Pius XII
(Pope of Roman Catholic Church)

02 March 1876

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
(Italian racing driver)

18 February 1898

Giorgio ArmaniGiorgio Armani

11 July 1934

Roberto BaggioRoberto Baggio
(Football Player)

18 February 1967

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Giacomo CasanovaGiacomo Casanova
(Womanizer)

02 April 1725

Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
(Pope of Roman Catholic Church)

17 October 1912

Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi
(Composer)

10 October 1813

Franco NeroFranco Nero
(Actor)

23 November 1941

JosephusJosephus
(Historian, Scholar)

0037 AD

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
(Pianist, Composer)

23 November 1955

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Carlo UrbaniCarlo Urbani
(Epidemiologist)

19 October 1956

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
(Inventor)

25 April 1874

John FranzeseJohn Franzese
(Crime Boss)

06 February 1917

John CabotJohn Cabot
(Explorer)

1450 AD

Enrico FermiEnrico Fermi
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

29 September 1901

OvidOvid
(Poet)

20 March 0043

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Marco GaribaldiMarco Garibaldi
(Producer)

1955 AD

Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
(Film Director and Scriptwriter)

20 January 1920

TitianTitian
(Painter)

1488 AD

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini
(Composer)

22 December 1858

DonatelloDonatello
(Sculptor)

1386 AD

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
(Pope)

26 September 1897

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Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
(Italian Semiotician, Philosopher)

05 January 1932

PetrarchPetrarch
(Poet & Philosopher)

20 July 1304

Bud SpencerBud Spencer
(Actor)

31 October 1929

Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII
(Pope)

25 November 1881

Guccio GucciGuccio Gucci
(Italian Businessman)

26 March 1881

Amedeo ModiglianiAmedeo Modigliani
(Painter & Sculptor)

12 July 1884

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Gioachino RossiniGioachino Rossini
(Composer)

01 March 1792

Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

26 December 1194

Frank CapraFrank Capra
(Film Director)

18 May 1897

Primo LeviPrimo Levi
(Writer, Chemist)

31 July 1919

Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni
(Actor)

28 September 1924

Albert R. BroccoliAlbert R. Broccoli
(Producer)

05 April 1909

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Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
(Mafia Boss)

17 January 1887

Antonio MeucciAntonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)

13 April 1808

George SantayanaGeorge Santayana
(Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, & Novelist)

16 December 1863