Famous People Born In Lucca

Vote for Your Favourite People Born In Lucca

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

 1 
Giacomo Puccini
(Italian Composer Known for His Works ‘La Bohème’, ‘Tosca’ and ‘Madama Butterfly’)
Giacomo Puccini
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 29, 1924

Born into a musical dynasty, composer Giacomo Puccini lost his father at age 5. Some of his best opera pieces include Madama Butterfly and La Bohème. The suicide of his maid, who was wrongly accused by his wife of being in an affair with him, affected his later career adversely.

 2 
Luigi Boccherini
(Italian Composer and Cellist of the Classical Era)
Luigi Boccherini
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1743
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 28, 1805

Italian-Spanish composer and cellist Luigi Boccherini of Classical era is noted for his influence in developing string quartet as a musical genre. Two of his best-known works include String Quintet in E major, Op. 11, No. 5 (G 275) that became famous for its minuet third movement; and Cello Concerto, No. 9 in B-flat Major, G. 482.

 3 
Mario Cipollini
(Retired Italian Professional Road Cyclist)
Mario Cipollini
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 4 
Matilda of Tuscany
(Tuscan Countess Remembered for Her Role in the Clash between the Emperor and the Papacy)
Matilda of Tuscany
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1046 AD
Died: July 24, 1115

Matilda of Tuscany, who was the countess of Tuscany and belonged to the House of Canossa. She is mostly remembered for her role in the clash between the Holy Roman Emperor and the papacy. She later became a mythical figure in Italy, with appearances in literary works, music, and art.

 5 
Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma
(Head of the 'House of Bourbon-Parma')
Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 7, 1977

Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma was the Head of the House of Bourbon-Parma from 1974 until his death in 1977. He was also a Carlist claimant to the Spanish throne. He joined the Belgian army during World War I and fought with distinction. He also played important roles in the Spanish Civil War and World War II during his military career.

 6 
Charles III, Duke of Parma
(Prince)
Charles III, Duke of Parma
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 27, 1854
 7 
Francesco Geminiani
(Violinist)
Francesco Geminiani
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 5, 1687
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 17, 1762
 8 
Pompeo Batoni
(Painter)
Pompeo Batoni
2
Birthdate: January 25, 1708
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 4, 1787
 9 
Alfredo Catalani
(Composer)
Alfredo Catalani
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 19, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 7, 1893
 10 
Leo Nomellini
(Italian-American Football Offensive and Defensive Tackle)
Leo Nomellini
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 17, 2000
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma
(Aristocrat)
Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1847
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 29, 1893
 12 
Carlo Sforza
(Statesman)
Carlo Sforza
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 24, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 4, 1952
 13 
Bonaventura Berlinghieri
(Painter)
Bonaventura Berlinghieri
0
Birthdate: 1228 AD
Died: 1274 AD
 14 
Giovanni Giorgi
(Italian Physicist and Electrical Engineer Who Proposed the 'Giorgi System of Measurement')
Giovanni Giorgi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1871
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 19, 1950

Giovanni Giorgi was an Italian physicist and electrical engineer known for proposing the Giorgi system of measurement, the precursor to the International System of Units (SI). He worked as the director of the Technology Office of Rome and also taught at the University of Rome. He was an invited speaker at the International Conference of Mathematicians on three occasions.  

 15 
Castruccio Castracani
(Italian Condottiero and Aristocrat)
Castruccio Castracani
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1281 AD
Died: September 3, 1328

Castruccio Castracani was an Italian condottiero and aristocrat. He played important roles in several battles, including the Battle of Montecatini, where he led his men to victory against the Guelph League. His life and career inspired Niccolò Machiavelli's famous work, Life of Castruccio Castracani.

 16 
Mazzino Montinari
(Philologist, Politician)
Mazzino Montinari
0
Birthdate: April 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 24, 1986
 17 
John Leonardi
(Priest)
John Leonardi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1541 AD
Died: October 9, 1609
 18 
Santes Pagninus
(Scholar)
Santes Pagninus
0
Birthdate: October 18, 1470
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: 1541 AD
 19 
Pope Lucius III
(Pope)
Pope Lucius III
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1100 AD
Died: November 25, 1185
 20 
Carlo Piaggia
(Italian Explorer)
Carlo Piaggia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1827
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 17, 1882

Italian explorer Carlo Piaggia is best known for his exploration of Lake Kyoga in Uganda and the upper Nile River system. Though he belonged to a poor family and had very little formal education, his thirst for knowledge led him to learn about the geography and natural history of African nations.

 21 
Matteo Bocelli
(Andrea Bocelli’s Son)
Matteo Bocelli
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra

Matteo Bocelli is an Italian singer who first achieved popularity in 2018 when he was featured in a single titled Fall On Me. The son of the popular opera tenor and multi-instrumentalist Andrea Bocelli, Matteo followed in the footsteps of his father and went on to establish himself as a singer in Italy.