Italian History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 611

  • 1870-10-02 Italy annexes Rome & Papal States; Rome made Italian capital
  • 1870-10-09 Rome is incorporated into Italy by royal decree
  • 1878-01-09 Umberto I becomes King of Italy.
  • 1878-11-17 First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.
  • 1880-02-29 Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy completed
  • 1882-05-20 Gotthard rail tunnel between Switzerland & Italy opens
  • 1883-05-15 Italy signs military treaty with Austria-Hungary & Germany
  • 1883-07-28 Shocks triggered by volcano Epomeo (Isle of Ischia, Italy) destroyed 1,200 houses at Casamicciola killing 2,000
  • 1884-12-19 Italy recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State
  • 1887-01-26 Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1887-02-05 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1887-02-23 French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die
  • 1887-12-10 Austria-Hungary, Italy and Great Britain sign Balkan military treaty
  • 1888-05-04 Italy & Spain sign military covenant
  • 1889-05-02 Abyssinian Emperor Menelik II and Italy sign Treaty of Wichale
  • 1890-01-01 Eritrea is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government.
  • 1890-11-23 General elections in Italy.
  • 1892-05-20 Triple Alliance between Germany, Italy & Austria forms
  • 1894-10-30 Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in industrial production of pandoro (a traditional Italian sweet yeast bread).
  • 1895-03-25 Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • 1895-09-26 Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea
  • 1895-10-11 Emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia rejects a treaty with Italy
  • 1895-12-07 Battle at Amba Alagi: Abyssinians beat Italian armies
  • 1895-12-08 Battle at Amba Alagi: Ethiopian Emperor Menelik II drives Italian General Baratieri out
  • 1896-02-25 Italian government decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea
  • 1896-03-01 Battle of Adwa: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians in Ethopia
  • 1896-03-05 Italian premier Crispi resigns
  • 1896-03-05 Italian governor of Eritrea, Gen Baldissera, reaches Massawa
  • 1896-10-26 Abyssinia & Italy sign peace treaty
  • 1898-05-08 The first games of the Italian Football League are played.
  • 1900-05-19 World's longest railroad tunnel (Simplon) links Italy & Switz, opens
  • 1900-06-18 Gen Luigi Pelloux resigns as premier of Italy
  • 1900-07-29 In Italy, King Umberto I of Italy is assassinated by Italian-born anarchist Gaetano Bresci.
  • 1900-08-29 Gaetano Bresci, the assassin of King Umberto I of Italy, is tried and sentenced to life imprisonment; he will commit suicide in jail on 22 May 1901
  • 1900-12-14 France and Italy sign a secret agreement by which Italy recognizes France's right to exploit Morocco in return for France's conceding her the same right in Tripoli
  • 1901-11-26 Italy and Britain sign an agreement fixing the frontier between their colonies of Eritrea and Sudan in East Africa
  • 1902-06-28 Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire renew their Triple Alliance for six more years
  • 1902-11-01 France and Italy sign an Entente under which Italy agrees to remain neutral if France is attacked; this is France's attempt to neutralize the Triple Entente
  • 1902-11-15 Leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist
  • 1903-11-03 Giovanni Giolitti becomes Prime Minister of Italy; a progressive liberal, he will hold his post through most of the next decade and introduce social, agrarian and labor reforms
  • 1904-02-22 The Hague Tribunal gives its decision in claims against Venezuela; it sets the sum to be paid by Venezuela and gives preferential treatment to the three powers that initiated the block - Britain, Germany, and Italy
  • 1904-04-24 President Loubet of France visits King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and pointedly ignores the Pope, exacerbating relations between France and the Roman Catholic Church
  • 1904-09-21 The general strike called by the Socialist Party that spread throughout Italy ends today
  • 1904-10-17 Bank of Italy (Bank of America) opens its doors
  • 1905-03-12 The continuing strikes and disorders that unsettle Italy force out Premier Giovanni Giolitti, though he will return in March, 1906
  • 1905-11-22 British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
  • 1906-05-10 Italian King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president Ludwig Forrer open Simplon tunnel
  • 1906-07-04 Great Britain, France, and Italy declare independence of Ethiopia (Abyssinia), but all lay claim to their own 'spheres of influence' in that land
  • 1906-12-31 French, British and Italian treaty concerning rights on Abyssinia
  • 1907-08-01 Bank of Italy opens 1st branch at 3433 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • 1908-08-17 Bank of Italy (now Bank of America) opens new HQ at Clay & Montgomery, San Francisco
  • 1908-12-28 Earthquake strikes Messina, Italy, killing nearly 80,000
  • 1909-02-02 Italian writer Marinetti publishes Futurist Manifest in Paris
  • 1909-03-02 Great Britain, France, Germany & Italy asks Serbia to set no territorial demands
  • 1909-05-13 The first Giro d'Italia takes place in Milan: Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna is the winner.
  • 1909-10-24 Italy and Russia sign the Racconigi Pact in which both nations promise to support the status quo in the Balkans
  • 1910-10-02 1st 2 aircraft collision (Milan Italy)
  • 1911-09-29 Italy declares war on Turkey, starting the Italo-Turkish War
  • 1911-09-29 Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1911-10-05 Italian troops occupy Tripoli
  • 1911-11-05 Italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tripoli & Cyrenaica

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1911-11-19 NY receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1912-03-05 Italian forces are the first to use airships for military purposes, using them for reconnaissance behind Turkish lines.
  • 1912-03-14 King Vittorio Emanuel III of Italy injured in an assassination attempt
  • 1912-04-18 Tripolitan War: in continuing hostilities, Turkey closes the Dardanelles Straits after an Italian naval bombardment of the coastline
  • 1912-05-04 Italian mariners occupy Turkish Island of Rhodes
  • 1912-10-18 The Treaty of Lausanne ends the Tripolitan War between Turkey and Italy
  • 1912-10-19 Tripoli (Libya) passes from Turkish to Italian control
  • 1912-12-05 The Triple Alliance among Italy, Austria, and Germany (originally signed in 1882) is renewed for six years, beginning in 1914, a move inspired by instability in the Balkans
  • 1914-11-15 Italian socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il Populo d'Italia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1914-11-24 Benito Mussolini leaves Italy's socialist party

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1914-12-05 The Italian Parliament proclaims the neutrality of the country.
  • 1915-01-13 Earthquake in Avezzano, Italy kills 29,800
  • 1915-04-26 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
  • 1915-05-04 Italy drops Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary & Germany
  • 1915-05-23 Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary during WW I
  • 1915-06-23 Italians launch the first of what will become 11 battles to dislodge the Austrians from the Isonzo River, which keeps the Italians from Trieste
  • 1915-07-17 Italian offensive at Isonzo
  • 1915-08-21 Italy declares war on Turkey in World War One
  • 1915-10-18 3rd Italian offensive at Isonzo
  • 1915-10-19 Russia and Italy declare war on Bulgaria
  • 1915-11-08 An Austrian-Hungarian submarine torpedos and sinks the Italian liner 'Ancona' without warning; over 200 lives lost
  • 1916-04-19 Italians troops conquer Col di Lana at Merano
  • 1916-05-15 Asiago, Italy, falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front
  • 1916-08-02 World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.
  • 1916-08-28 Italy declares war against Germany
  • 1916-12-13 Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol
  • 1917-01-08 Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy
  • 1917-08-17 Italy declares war on Turkey
  • 1917-10-24 Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army
  • 1917-12-05 Austro-German Forces launch an offensive against the Italians on the western end of their line, around Asiago
  • 1918-11-01 Yugoslav battleship Viribus Unitis sunk by Italians
  • 1919-02-23 Fascist Party forms in Italy by Benito Mussolini
  • 1919-03-23 Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan Italy
  • 1919-06-23 Nitti government forms in Italy
  • 1919-09-02 Italy agress to general voting right/proportional representation
  • 1919-09-12 The poet Gabriele D'Annunzio organizes a militant nationalist group and takes Fiume (Rijeka) for Italy
  • 1920-06-05 1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell in San Francisco (later Bank of America)
  • 1920-10-10 Italy annexes South Tirol (Alto Adige)
  • 1920-11-12 The Dalmatian coast between Italy and Yugoslavia is ceded to Yugoslavia

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 1,347

  • 1535-05-03 Alessandro "Agnolo" Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer
  • 1535-06-02 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1605)
  • 1536-02-24 Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605)
  • 1537-05-20 Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)
  • 1538-04-26 Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)
  • 1538-10-02 Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal (d. 1584)
  • 1538-10-31 Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607)
  • 1538-12-10 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)
  • 1539-12-05 Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)
  • 1540-12-31 Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)
  • 1541-04-08 Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)
  • 1542-10-04 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian saint/theologist (Doctor of the Church)
  • 1543-09-14 Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (d. 1615)
  • 1544-03-11 Torquato Tasso, Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)
  • 1548-09-02 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (d. 1616)
  • 1550-05-25 Camillus de Lellis, Italian soldier/monastery founder/saint
  • 1550-12-22 Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher (d. 1631)
  • 1551-01-14 Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608)
  • 1552-04-15 Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)
  • 1552-06-18 Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (d. 1637)
  • 1552-08-24 Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (d. 1614)
  • 1552-10-06 Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China)
  • 1553-06-05 Bernardino Baldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1617)
  • 1553-11-23 Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum)
  • 1555-04-21 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)
  • 1557-08-16 Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (d. 1602)
  • 1559-07-22 Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (d. 1619)
  • 1559-09-12 Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter/architect
  • 1560-03-08 Don Carlo Gesualdo, Italian composer (d. 1613)
  • 1560-11-03 Annibale Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1609)
  • 1561-03-29 Santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic
  • 1561-11-21 Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author
  • 1563-10-13 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint (Caracciolini)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1564-02-15 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei
  • 1565-09-28 Alessandro Tassoni, Modena Italy, political writer (Rape of Bucket)
  • 1567-05-15 Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)
  • 1568-03-09 Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince/jesuit/saint
  • 1568-09-05 Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)
  • 1569-10-18 Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)
  • 1571-09-29 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian artist (d. 1610)
  • 1574-09-18 Claudio Achillini, Italian lawyer/poet
  • 1575-11-04 Guido Reni, Italian painter (d. 1642)
  • 1576-10-30 Enrico C Davila, Padua Italy, writer (Storia delguerre civili Francia)
  • 1577-02-06 Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)
  • 1577-09-06 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)
  • 1577-10-17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
  • 1578-02-09 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor (L'adamo)
  • 1578-08-17 Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)
  • 1581-02-17 Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)
  • 1581-10-21 Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641)
  • 1582-05-01 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer
  • 1585-03-13 Federico Cesi, Italian Naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, 1603, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1586-12-06 Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)
  • 1587-02-26 Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)
  • 1587-09-18 Francesca Caccini, Italian composer (d. circa 1640)
  • 1590-07-13 Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italy, Pope (1670-76)
  • 1591-06-16 Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)
  • 1593-07-08 Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian painter (d. 1653)
  • 1593-08-23 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)
  • 1595-11-27 Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor/architect
  • 1596-09-03 Nicolo Amati, Italy, violin maker (Stradivari & Guarneri)
  • 1598-04-17 Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (d. 1671)
  • 1598-07-31 Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor and architect (d. 1654)
  • 1599-02-13 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Siena Italy, pope (1655-67)
  • 1599-09-25 Francesco Borromini, Italian architect (d. 1667)
  • 1599-11-11 Ottavio Piccolomini, Italian/Spanish marshal
  • 1600-01-28 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)
  • 1602-02-14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer
  • 1603-06-17 Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (d. 1663)
  • 1607-11-28 Pietro Sforza, Italian theologist: Istoria del Concilio di Trento
  • 1608-09-01 Giacomo Torelli, Italian stage designer and engineer, born in Fano, Italy
  • 1608-10-15 Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)
  • 1609-08-29 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
  • 1610-04-22 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)
  • 1610-05-18 Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (d. 1664)
  • 1610-12-09 Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (d. 1680)
  • 1611-05-19 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
  • 1611-11-01 François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)
  • 1615-06-20 Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter/musician [or 7/21]
  • 1622-04-05 Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)
  • 1625-06-06 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor
  • 1628-03-10 Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician (d. 1694)
  • 1632-11-29 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Italian-born French composer, born in Florence, Italy
  • 1633-06-01 Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
  • 1633-11-03 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (d. 1714)
  • 1634-10-18 Luca Giordano, Italian artist (d. 1705)
  • 1642-12-30 Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707)
  • 1644-10-01 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer
  • 1645-08-10 Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)
  • 1646-06-05 Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (d. 1684)
  • 1649-02-02 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30)
  • 1649-07-22 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
  • 1650-08-16 Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopedist (d. 1718)
  • 1652-04-16 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italy, Pope (1730-40)
  • 1653-02-17 Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)
  • 1655-05-04 Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian instrument maker - considered the inventor of the piano, born in Padua
  • 1655-05-13 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)
  • 1657-03-18 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer
  • 1657-08-18 Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1743)
  • 1657-10-04 Francesco Solimena, Italian painter (d. 1747)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 975

  • 1331-01-14 Odoric, Italian explorer (b. 1286)
  • 1333-10-16 Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies
  • 1336-01-08 Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71
  • 1337-06-15 Angelus Clarenus/da Cingoli, Italian leader, dies
  • 1341-06-19 Juliana van Falconieri, Italian saint/Swedish tenor, dies
  • 1342-11-29 Michael of Cesena, Italian Franciscan leader (b. 1270)
  • 1348-07-07 John Andreae, Italian canonist, dies
  • 1357-07-13 Bartolus de Saxoferrato Italian jurist (b. 1313)
  • 1362-07-22 Louis of Durazzo, Italian soldier (b. 1324)
  • 1374-01-06 Andreas Corsini, Italian saint/bishop of Fiesole, dies
  • 1374-07-18 Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
  • 1374-07-19 Francesco Petrarca, [Petracco], Italian mountaineer/poet, dies at 69
  • 1375-12-21 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
  • 1380-04-29 Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347)
  • 1389-10-15 Urban VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies
  • 1397-09-02 Francesco Landini, Italian composer
  • 1399-10-05 Raymundus of Capua, Italian general, dies
  • 1406-11-06 Innocent VII, [Cosma de' Migliorati], Italian Pope (1404-06), dies
  • 1417-09-26 Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (b. 1360)
  • 1419-12-22 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
  • 1438-10-20 Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
  • 1439-10-21 Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53
  • 1440-03-09 St Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384)
  • 1443-05-09 Niccolo d'Albergati, Italian cardinal, dies
  • 1444-05-20 Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63
  • 1447-02-23 Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies
  • 1450-10-23 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70
  • 1455-02-18 Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies
  • 1455-03-24 Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57
  • 1455-12-01 Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77
  • 1456-01-08 St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)
  • 1456-10-23 Giovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (b. 1386)
  • 1457-05-22 Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)
  • 1457-08-01 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
  • 1458-06-29 Mapheus Vegius, [Maffeo Vegio], Italian lawyer/humanist/poet, dies
  • 1459-05-02 Pierozzi Antoninus, Italian archbishop of Florence/saint, dies
  • 1463-06-04 Flavio Biondi, Italian writer (Rome instaurata), dies at about 65
  • 1464-08-15 Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58
  • 1466-03-08 Francesco Sforza, Italian condottiere/duke of Milan, dies at 64
  • 1471-07-26 Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54
  • 1472-04-15 Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68
  • 1480-06-06 Vecchietta, Italian artist and architect
  • 1481-09-21 Bartholomeus Platinum, Italian humanist/pontifical librarian, dies
  • 1482-02-10 Luca della Robbia, Italian sculptor (majolica reliefs), dies at 81
  • 1482-05-15 Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies
  • 1482-09-10 Federico da Montefeltro, Italian Renaissance condottiero and arts patron
  • 1488-07-18 Alvise Cadamosto, Italian explorer (b. 1432)
  • 1492-07-25 Innocent VII, [Giovanni B Cibo], Italian Pope (1484-92), dies
  • 1492-10-12 Piero della Francesca, Italian painter
  • 1494-01-11 Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449)
  • 1494-09-24 Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)
  • 1494-10-22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
  • 1494-11-08 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
  • 1494-11-17 Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463)
  • 1494-12-20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet
  • 1496-07-08 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
  • 1496-09-25 Piero Capponi, Italian soldier and statesman (b. 1447)
  • 1497-07-22 Francesco Botticini, Italian painter, dies at about 52
  • 1498-07-27 Vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77
  • 1499-10-01 Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (b. 1433)
  • 1503-05-20 Lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)
  • 1503-11-23 Bona of Savoy, Italian noblewoman (b. 1449)
  • 1504-04-18 Filippino Lippi, Italian renaissance painter, dies at about 52
  • 1506-09-13 Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter
  • 1507-04-02 Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1508-05-27 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55

Duke of Milan Ludovico Sforza
Duke of Milan
Ludovico Sforza
  • 1509-05-20 Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45
  • 1510-05-25 Georges d'Amboise, French Roman Catholic cardinal, minister of state and viceroy in North Italy, dies at 49
  • 1510-10-25 Il Giorgione, [Giorgio del Castelfranco], Italian painter, dies at 32

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1512-02-22 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60

  • 1512-08-02 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
  • 1514-03-11 Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b. 1444)
  • 1515-02-06 Aldus Manutius, Italian printer
  • 1515-11-05 Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41
  • 1517-10-31 Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472)
  • 1518-08-26 Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1521-12-01 Leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45

Pope Leo X
Pope
Leo X
  • 1522-08-27 Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75
  • 1525-04-03 Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49
  • 1527-08-03 Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal
  • 1528-07-30 Jacopo d'antonio Negreti Palma, Italian painter, dies at about 48
  • 1529-02-02 Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer (b. 1478)
  • 1529-02-08 Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)
  • 1530-04-24 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (De partu Virginis), dies
  • 1530-09-29 Andrea del Sato, [d'Agnolo di Franceszo], Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 1531-01-22 Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 1532-12-11 Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1455)
  • 1533-07-06 Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57
  • 1534-03-05 Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (b. 1489)
  • 1534-08-09 Cardinal Cajetan, Italian theologian (b. 1470)
  • 1534-09-25 Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italian Pope (1523-34), dies at 56
  • 1535-03-01 Bernardo Accolti, [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), dies
  • 1535-11-01 Francesco Sforza, Italian ruler (Milan), dies
  • 1536-01-06 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect/painter, dies
  • 1537-01-07 Alessandro de' Medici, Italian monarch of Florence, assassinated
  • 1537-01-12 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
  • 1539-05-07 Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (b. 1466)
  • 1539-07-05 Antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies
  • 1540-01-27 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
  • 1540-05-22 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/President of Romagna, dies at 57