Famous People Born In Venice

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Marco Polo
(Italian Explorer, Venetian Merchant and Adventurer Who Traveled from Europe to Asia Between 1271 and 1295)
Marco Polo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1254 AD
Died: January 8, 1324
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Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
(Baroque Composer & Virtuoso Violinist Known for His Violin Concertos 'The Four Seasons')
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 4, 1678
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 28, 1741
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Tintoretto
(One of the Most Important Artists of the Late Renaissance)
Tintoretto
0
Birthdate: 1518 AD
Died: May 31, 1594
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Giacomo Casanova
(Italian Adventurer and Author)
Giacomo Casanova
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1725
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 4, 1798
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Terence Hill
(Actor Known for His Roles in ‘Lo Chiamavano Trinità’ & ‘IL Mio Nome è Nessuno')
Terence Hill
3
Birthdate: March 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Beatrice Vio
(Wheelchair fencer)
Beatrice Vio
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 7 
Giovanni Bellini
(Italian Renaissance Painter)
Giovanni Bellini
3
Birthdate: 1430 AD
Died: 1516 AD
 8 
Christine de Pizan
(Italian Poet and Court Writer for King Charles VI of France)
Christine de Pizan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1364 AD
Died: 1430 AD
 9 
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian Classical Archaeologist, Architect, and Artist)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
2
Birthdate: October 4, 1720
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 9, 1778
 10 
Enrico Dandolo
(Doge of Venice 1192 – 1205)
Enrico Dandolo
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1107 AD
Died: April 30, 1205
 11 
Carlo Goldoni
(Italian Librettist and Playwright Credited with Producing Some of Italy's Best-Loved and Most Famous Plays)
Carlo Goldoni
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1707
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 6, 1793
 12 
Veronica Franco
(16th Century Italian Poet and Courtesan)
Veronica Franco
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 25, 1546
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 22, 1591
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Tomaso Albinoni
(Composer)
Tomaso Albinoni
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 8, 1671
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 17, 1751
 14 
Canaletto
(Italian Topographical Painter, Landscape Artist and Printmaker Known for Using the Etching Technique)
Canaletto
2
Birthdate: October 18, 1697
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: April 19, 1768
 15 
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
(Painter, Printmaker)
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1696
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 27, 1770
 16 
Dominic DeNucci
(Professional wrestler)
Dominic DeNucci
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Giovanni Gabrieli
(Italian Composer, Organist and One of the Most Influential Musicians of His Time)
Giovanni Gabrieli
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1557 AD
Died: 1612 AD
 18 
Mantovani
(Musician)
Mantovani
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 29, 1980
 19 
Margherita Sarfatti
1
Birthdate: April 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 30, 1961
 20 
Barbara Strozzi
(Composer and singer of the Baroque Period)
Barbara Strozzi
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 6, 1619
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 11, 1677
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Francesco Hayez
0
Birthdate: February 10, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 12, 1882
 22 
Elena Cornaro Piscopia
1
Birthdate: June 5, 1646
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 26, 1684
 23 
Vittore Carpaccio
(Former painter best known for a cycle of nine paintings, The Legend of Saint Ursula)
Vittore Carpaccio
1
Birthdate: 1465 AD
Died: 1525 AD
 24 
Luigi Nono
(Composer)
Luigi Nono
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 8, 1990
 25 
Debora Caprioglio
2
Birthdate: May 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Gentile Bellini
(Italian Painter and One of the Founders of the Orientalist Tradition in Western Painting)
Gentile Bellini
0
Birthdate: 1429 AD
Died: February 23, 1507
 27 
Ludovico Manin
(Politician)
Ludovico Manin
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1725
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 24, 1802
 28 
Mara Venier
(Actress)
Mara Venier
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 29 
Sebastiano del Piombo
0
Birthdate: 1485 AD
Died: June 21, 1547
 30 
Catherine Cornaro
(Queen of Cyprus)
Catherine Cornaro
0
Birthdate: November 25, 1454
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 10, 1510
 31 
Carlo Crivelli
0
Birthdate: 1430 AD
Died: 1495 AD
 32 
Lorenzo Lotto
(Painter)
Lorenzo Lotto
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Birthdate: 1480 AD
Died: 1557 AD
 33 
Giovanni Bragolin
0
Birthdate: November 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: September 22, 1981
 34 
Sebastian Cabot
(Former Explorer)
Sebastian Cabot
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1474 AD
Died: 1557 AD
 35 
Pietro Bembo
(Former Renaissance cardinal who wrote one of the earliest Italian grammars and assisted in establishing the Italian literary language)
Pietro Bembo
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 20, 1470
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 18, 1547
 36 
Carlo Scarpa
(Architect, Designer, University teacher)
Carlo Scarpa
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 28, 1978
 37 
Elissa Landi
(Actress)
Elissa Landi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 21, 1948
 38 
Benedetto Marcello
(Former composer and writer, especially remembered for two works: the satirical pamphlet Il teatro alla moda (1720); and Estro poeticoarmonico (1724–26))
Benedetto Marcello
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 24, 1686
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 24, 1739
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Bernardo Bellotto
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1721
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 17, 1780
 40 
Felice Beato
(Photographer)
Felice Beato
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Died: January 29, 1909
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Antonio Corradini
0
Birthdate: October 19, 1688
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 12, 1752
 42 
Malisa Longo
(Actress)
Malisa Longo
1
Birthdate: July 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
 43 
Andrew III of Hungary
(King of Hungary and Croatia (1290 - 1301))
Andrew III of Hungary
1
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Died: January 14, 1301
 44 
Francesco Morosini
(Doge of Venice from 1688 to 1694)
Francesco Morosini
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1619
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 16, 1694
 45 
Francesco Guardi
(Former Painter who is one of the outstanding Venetian landscape painters of the Rococo period)
Francesco Guardi
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1712
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 1, 1793
 46 
Marina Gamba
(Writer)
Marina Gamba
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1570 AD
Died: August 21, 1612
 47 
Alessandro Marcello
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1673
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 19, 1747
 48 
Marino Faliero
(Doge of Venice)
Marino Faliero
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1274 AD
Died: April 17, 1355
 49 
Antonio Caldara
(Composer)
Antonio Caldara
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1670 AD
Died: December 28, 1736
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Niccolao Manucci
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 19, 1638
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: 1717 AD