Celebrities in Italy

Gianni Agnelli industrialist, founder of fiat
Giacomo Agostini motorcycle racer
Giovanni Agusta founder agusta helicopter
Dante Alighieri poet
Michelangelo Antonioni film director
Saint Thomas Aquinas catholic priest, philosopher
Archimedes mathematician
Dario Argento film maker
Giorgio Armani fashion designer
St. Francis of Assisi saint, writer
Marcus Aurelius roman emperor, philosopher
Roberto Baggio footballer
Dario Bargnani basketball player
Barilla pasta producers
Angelo Bartoli opera singer
Lucio Battisti singer, songwriter
Angelo Bellini painter
Monica Bellucci actress
Eugenio Beltrami mathematician
Benetton Family industrialists, fashion designers
Roberto Benigni actor
Silivio Berlusconi prime minister
Gian Lorenzo Bernini architect, painter, sculptor
Maria Ilva Biolcati "Milva" singer
Giovanni Boccaccio author, poet
Andrea Bocelli opera singer
Francesco Borromini architect
Sandro Botticelli artist
Bruno Bozzetto cartoonist
Nicoletta Braschi actress
Falvio Briatore entrepreneur, director renault formula one race team
Agnolo Bronzino painter
Carla Bruni model, "first lady of France"
Rembrandt Bugatti sculptor
Michelangelo Buonarroti architect, painter, sculptor
John Cabot explorer
Augustus Octavius Caesar first emperor roman empire
Julius Caesar emperor of rome
Caligula emperor of rome
Italo Calvino author
Fabio Cannavaro footballer
Antonio Canova sculptor
Giovanni de Capistrano missionary
Caravaggio painter
Lara Cardella author
Enrico Caruso opera singer, actor
Giacomo Casanova adventurer, writer, womanizer
Igor Cassina gymnast, olympic medalist
Domenico Cassini refined the telescope
Roberto Cavalli fashion designer
Adriano Celentano singer, songwriter, musician
Benvenuto Cellini goldsmith, artist, sculptor
Riccardo Cocciante singer, songwriter, actor (born in French Indochina, now Vietnam)
Carlo Collodi author (Pinocchio)
Christopher Colombus explorer
Constantine I first emperor to accept christianity
Carlo De Benedetti industrialist, engineer, publisher
Antonello da Messina artist
Leonardo Da Vinci architect, anatomist, sculptor, engineer, inventor, mathematician, musician, painter
Dino De Laurentiis movie producer
Francesco de Sanctis writer, literary critic
Gaspar del Bufalo saint, priest, founder missionairies of the precious blood
Alessandro del Piero footballer
Dolce and Gabbana fashion designers
Sandro Donatello artist
Gaetano Donizetti composer
Umberto Eco philosopher, author
Giacinto Facchetti footballer
Federico Faggin physicist, engineer, designer first microprocessor
Federico Fellini film maker
Fendi family fashion designers
Enrico Fermi physicist
Salvatore Ferragamo shoe designer
Enzo Ferrari automobile designer, racer
Vanessa Ferrari world champion gymnast
Gianfranco Ferre fashion designer
Federigo Fiorillo violinist
Dario Fo satirist, playwright, director, actor, composer
Baldasare Forestiere architectural engineer (gardens)
Enrico Forlanini inventor, engineer, aeronautical pioneer
Piero Fornasetti artist, sculptor
Carla Fracci ballet dancer, actress
Galileo Galilei astronomer, philosopher, physicist
Giuseppe Garibaldi patriot, italian hero
Vittorio Gassman actor, director
Amadeo Peter Giannini founder bank of america
Giancarlo Giannini actor
Giorgione artist
Giotto artist
Vittorio Gregotti architect
Gucci family fashion designers
Margherita Hack astrophysicist, author
Eugenio Ibertis war hero
Natalie Imbruglia singer
Jacuzzi family inventors of the hot tub
Lamborghini automobile designer
Mario Lanza opera singer
Giacomo Leopardi poet
Primo Levi writer
Rita Levi-Montalcini neurologist, nobel laureate
Marcello Lippi football player, manager
Gina Lollobrigida actress
Sophia Loren actress
Niccolo Machiavelli philosopher
Anna Magnani actress
Alessandro Manzoni author
Rocky Marciano boxer (born in USA)
Guglielmo Marconi inventor radiotelegraph (radio)
Marcello Mastroianni actor
Marco Materazzi footballer
Mina Anna Mazzini singer
Medici family political dynasty, bankers, royal house
Mariangela Melato actress
Mario Merola singer
Antonio Meucci inventor
Amedeo Modigliani artist, sculptor
Franco Modigliani economist
Domenico Modugno singer, songwriter
Domenico Montagnana violin and cello maker
Maria Montessori physician, teacher, creator of montessori method
Luca Cordero di Montezelomo president ferrari; chairman fiat
Gianni Luigi Morandi singer, songwriter
Alberto Moravia writer
Ennio Moricone composer
Benito Mussolini italian dictator
Giorgio Napolitano president of italy
Franco Nero actor
Florence Nightingale nurse
Piergiorgio Odifreddi mathematician, logician, essayist
Al Pacino actor, director
Niccolo Paganini composer, musician
Pier Paolo Pasolini poet, film director, playwright
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina composer
Giovanni Pascoli poet
Laura Pausini singer
Luciano Pavarotti opera singer
Francisco Petrarch poet
Renzo Piano architect
Niccolo Piccinni opera composer
Padre Pio saint
Luigi Pirandello author
Marco Polo explorer
Romano Prodi prime minister
Giacomo Puccini composer
Marcus Fabius Quintilianus rhetorician
Eros Ramazotti singer
Massimo Ranieri singer
Raphael artist
Romulus and Remus mythical twin founders of Rome
Antonio Rosmini priest, philosopher, theologian
Massimiliano Rosolino swimmer, olympic medalist
Isabella Rossellini model, actress
Roberto Rossellini film director
Sergio Rossi shoe designer
Valentino Rossi motorcycle world champion
Gioachino Rossini composer
Carlo Rubbia particle physicist, inventor, nobel laureate
Alberto Sordi actor
Antonio Stradivari luthier (stringed instrument crafter)
Renata Tebaldi soprano
Alberto Tomba alpine skier
Giuseppe Tornatore film director
Toto actor, songwriter
Francesco Totti footballer
Massimo Troisi actor
Lisa Trovatai ice skater
Rudolfo Valentino actor
Ornella Vanoni singer
Lino Ventura actor
Giuseppe Verdi composer, opera composer
Umberto Veronesi researcher, physician, theorist
Gianni Versace fashion designer
Amerigo Vespucci explorer
Claudio Villa tenor
Luchino Visconti cinema director, screenwriter
Alessandro Volta physicist, developed electric battery
Gianfranco Zola footballer
Lina Wertmuller film writer, director
Franco Zeffirelli film director, producer
Renato Zero singer, songwriter