Italian History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 611

  • 1940-06-10 Italy declares war on France & Britain during WW II
  • 1940-06-10 Canada declares war on Italy.
  • 1940-06-11 Italy declares war on allies/raids Malta
  • 1940-06-11 World War II: British forces bomb Genoa and Turin in Italy.
  • 1940-06-11 World War II: First attack of the Italian Air force on the island of Malta.
  • 1940-06-15 38 Italian Fiat bombers bomb Luc-en-Province
  • 1940-06-24 France signs an armistice with Italy during WW II
  • 1940-08-03 Italian troops invade British Somalia
  • 1940-09-12 Italian troops enter Egypt
  • 1940-09-13 Italian troops under Marshal Graziani attack Egypt
  • 1940-09-18 Italian troops conquer Sidi Barrani
  • 1940-09-27 Nazi Germany, Italy & Japan sign 10 year formal alliance (Axis)
  • 1940-10-28 Greece successfully resists Italy's attack
  • 1940-11-11 British Fleet Air Arm attack destroys half of Italian fleet at Taranto
  • 1941-01-03 Italian counter offensive in Albania
  • 1941-01-18 World War II: A counter-offensive is launched by the British against the Italians in East Africa
  • 1941-01-22 British/Australian troops capture Tobruk from Italians
  • 1941-02-06 Battle of Beda Fomm: Italian 10th army destroyed
  • 1941-02-28 British-Italian dogfight above Albania
  • 1941-03-28 Sea battle at Cape Matapan: British fleet under Cunningham defeats Italy
  • 1941-04-06 Italian forces holding Addis Ababa surrender to British & Ethiopian forces
  • 1941-05-16 Italian army under Aosta surrenders to Britain at Amba Alagi Ethiopia
  • 1941-05-18 Italian army in Ethiopia under general Aosta surrenders to Britain
  • 1941-06-22 Germany, Italy & Romania declare war on Soviet Union
  • 1941-12-09 China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy
  • 1941-12-11 Dutch government in London declares war on Italy
  • 1941-12-11 Germany & Italy declare war on USA
  • 1941-12-15 North Africa: allied assault up Italians Gazala-posing

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1942-01-26 Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • 1942-01-29 German & Italian troops occupy Benghazi, Libya
  • 1942-05-27 Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim
  • 1942-08-22 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
  • 1942-08-27 Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
  • 1942-08-31 Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
  • 1942-12-04 US bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II
  • 1943-01-20 Operation Weiss: German, Italian, Bulgarian & Croatian troops attempt to retake land liberated by Tito's partisans
  • 1943-01-22 Battle of Anzio: Italy; Allies stopped on beach[1944]-
  • 1943-03-05 Anti-fascist strikes in Italy
  • 1943-04-28 German-Italian counter offensive in North-Africa
  • 1943-05-13 German & Italian forces in Africa surrender
  • 1943-05-18 Allied bombers attack Pantelleria, an Italian island 100 km southwest of Sicily
  • 1943-06-02 99th Pursuit Squadron flies 1st combat mission (over Italy)

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1943-07-25 Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian Premier and arrested on the authority of King Victor Emmanuel III

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

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1943-09-29 Eisenhower & Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1943-10-03 British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy
  • 1943-10-13 Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
  • 1943-12-03 Battle of Monte Cassino, Italy begins
  • 1943-12-10 British 8th Army (1st Canadian Infantry Division) occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy
  • 1944-01-22 Allied forces begin landing at Anzio on the Italian mainland
  • 1944-01-24 Allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy
  • 1944-01-29 World War II: The Battle of Cisterna takes place in central Italy.
  • 1944-01-30 The Battle of Cisterna begins in central Italy
  • 1944-02-07 Germans launch counteroffensive at Anzio Italy
  • 1944-02-11 German troops reconquer Aprilia, Italy
  • 1944-02-15 Attack begins at Monte Cassino monastery, Italy
  • 1944-03-01 Massive strikes in northern Italian towns
  • 1944-03-02 Fumes from locomotive stalled in a tunnel suffocate 521 in Italy
  • 1944-03-04 Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy
  • 1944-03-13 USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio government
  • 1944-03-15 Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing
  • 1944-03-20 Mount Vesuvius, Italy, explodes
  • 1944-04-02 CPI-leader Palmiro Togliatti returns to Italy
  • 1944-05-18 Polish 2nd Army corps captures convent of Monte Cassino, Italy
  • 1944-05-19 German defense line in Italy collapsed
  • 1944-05-23 British and Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo, Italy
  • 1944-05-29 British troops occupy Aprilia, Italy
  • 1944-05-31 Allied breakthrough in Italy
  • 1944-07-18 Polish troops under Gen Anders occupy Ancona Italy
  • 1944-07-23 US troops occupy Pisa Italy
  • 1944-08-04 British 8th Army reaches suburbs of Florence, Italy

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1944-08-11 British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • 1944-08-31 Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie" Italy
  • 1944-09-28 Nazi murders in Marzabotto, Italy (SS-major Reder)
  • 1945-03-12 Italy's Communist Party (CPI) calls for armed uprising in Italy
  • 1945-04-09 Liberty ship at Bari Italy carrying aerial bombs explodes, kills 360
  • 1945-04-23 US troops in Italy cross river Po
  • 1945-04-27 Italian partisans capture Benito Mussolini at Dongo (Lake Como)
  • 1945-04-29 Terms of surrender of German armies in Italy signed
  • 1945-05-02 German Army in Italy surrenders

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1946-01-03 As a reward for his wartime cooperation, Governor Thomas E. Dewey commutes Charles "Lucky" Luciano's pandering sentence on condition that he does not resist deportation to Italy

NYC Gangster Charles
NYC Gangster
Charles "Lucky" Luciano
Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey
Governor of New York
Thomas E. Dewey
  • 1946-02-10 Charles "Lucky" Luciano is deported to Italy, and never returns to the United States
  • 1946-05-01 The Paris Peace Conference concludes that the islands of the Dodecanese should be returned to Greece by Italy.
  • 1946-05-09 King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy abdicates, replaced by his son Umberto II
  • 1946-06-02 Italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)
  • 1946-06-10 Italian Republic established
  • 1946-06-13 King Umberto II of Italy abdicates
  • 1946-06-28 Enrico de Nicola becomes 1st President of Italy
  • 1947-02-01 Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of christian-dems & communists
  • 1947-02-10 Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia
  • 1947-05-31 Italian government of Gasperi forms
  • 1947-12-22 Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution
  • 1948-01-01 Italy adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,347

  • 1749-03-10 Lorenzo da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838)
  • 1749-12-17 Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto)

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1750-08-18 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tatare), born in Legnago, Republic of Venice (d. 1825)

Composer Antonio Salieri
Composer
Antonio Salieri
  • 1751-09-10 Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1752-01-23 Muzio Clementi, Italian composer
  • 1754-02-19 Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier)
  • 1754-05-23 Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon)
  • 1755-06-01 Frederico Fiorillo, Italian violist/composer
  • 1757-06-08 Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)
  • 1757-11-01 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, born in Possagno, Republic of Venice (d. 1822)
  • 1760-08-22 Leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italy, Pope (1823-29)
  • 1760-09-14 M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer
  • 1761-11-20 Pius VIII, [Francesco S Castiglioni], Italy, 253rd Pope (1829-30)
  • 1761-12-11 Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (d. 1835)
  • 1762-04-10 Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (d. 1834)
  • 1762-04-14 Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist
  • 1763-07-30 Samuel Rogers, English poet (Italy, a poem)
  • 1764-07-09 Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)
  • 1765-04-01 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (d. 1810)
  • 1765-09-17 Gregory XVI, [Bartolomeo A Cappellari/Mauro], Italy, Pope
  • 1765-09-22 Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician (d. 1822)
  • 1768-02-12 Francis II, Florence Italy, last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806)
  • 1770-10-01 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
  • 1772-02-18 Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Bassano del Grappa, Italian Geologist
  • 1773-05-03 Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian traveller/nature investigator/diplomat
  • 1773-09-25 Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (d. 1856)

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1776-08-09 Amedeo Avogadro, Italian scientist who contributed to molecular theory, including what is known as Avogadro's law (6.022 x 10 ^ 23), born in Torino, Italy (d. 1856)

Scientist Amedeo Avogadro
Scientist
Amedeo Avogadro
  • 1777-01-08 Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist
  • 1778-01-26 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)
  • 1778-02-06 Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
  • 1782-10-27 Niccolo Paganini, Genoa Italy, composer/violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca)
  • 1784-08-14 Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat
  • 1785-03-07 Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)
  • 1786-03-25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
  • 1786-11-07 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer of Italian parentage
  • 1792-02-29 Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)
  • 1792-09-14 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane
  • 1795-04-21 Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint
  • 1798-04-11 Macedonio Melloni, Italian physicist (d. 1854)
  • 1798-06-29 Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet (d. 1837)
  • 1798-09-17 Antonia M B Antonucci, Italian cardinal/diplomat
  • 1800-08-22 Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (d. 1865)
  • 1801-09-12 Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing-teacher
  • 1801-11-03 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma)
  • 1804-07-25 Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Italian minister of Education
  • 1804-11-18 Alfonso Ferrero la Marmora, Italian general and statesman (d. 1878)
  • 1805-06-22 Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)
  • 1806-04-02 Giacomo Antonelli, Italian cardinal/asst sec of state for Pius IX
  • 1806-07-07 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education
  • 1807-02-13 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder (Liefdezusters)

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1807-07-04 Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian general and nationalist (Risorgimento) who helped unify Italy, born in Nice, First French Empire (d. 1882)

Unifier of Italy Giuseppe Garibaldi
Unifier of Italy
Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • 1808-04-13 Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (d. 1896)
  • 1808-06-28 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politician
  • 1810-08-10 Camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM
  • 1811-03-30 Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor
  • 1811-06-21 Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist (d. 1868)
  • 1812-11-04 Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/East poet (Lettere a Maria)

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1813-10-10 Giuseppe Verdi, Italian opera composer (Rigoletto, La traviata), born in Busseto (d. 1901)

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1815-08-16 John Bosco, Italian priest and educator (d. 1888)
  • 1817-03-01 Giovanni Duprè, Italian sculptor (d. 1882)
  • 1817-05-11 Fanny Cerrito, Italian ballet dancer (d. 1909)
  • 1818-10-04 Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier
  • 1819-01-06 Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (d. 1886)
  • 1820-03-04 Francesco Bentivegna, Italian revolutionary (d. 1856)

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1820-03-14 Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61) and Italy (1861-78), born in Torino, Italy (d. 1878)

King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia and Italy
Victor Emmanuel II

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1820-05-12 Florence Nightingale, British nurse (Crimean War), born in Florence, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1910)

  • 1821-12-22 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, born in Crema, Lombardy (d. 1889)
  • 1824-05-11 Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (d. 1904), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1826-06-06 Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist
  • 1826-07-13 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)
  • 1826-11-24 Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian author (Pinocchio)
  • 1827-09-05 Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)
  • 1827-09-30 Carlo A Alfieri, Italian MP (Liberal)
  • 1828-03-01 Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright
  • 1828-04-21 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)
  • 1828-07-09 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman (d. 1913)
  • 1830-12-07 Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education
  • 1831-03-15 Daniel Comboni, Italian missionary (d. 1881)
  • 1831-10-31 Paolo Mantegazza, Italian neurologist (d. 1910)
  • 1832-09-04 Antonio Agliardi, Italian diplomat (d. 1915)

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1833-09-20 Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian journalist, soldier and pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907), born in Milan, Lombardy (d. 1918)

Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italian Pacifist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
  • 1834-08-31 Amilcare Ponchielli, Paderno Italy, composer (I Lituani)
  • 1835-02-20 Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist
  • 1835-03-04 Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italy, astronomer (discovered canals of Mars)
  • 1835-03-14 Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars) [or March 4]
  • 1835-07-27 Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1907)
  • 1835-11-16 Eugenio Beltrami, Cremona Lombardy, Italian Mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)
  • 1835-11-18 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist
  • 1838-03-01 Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
  • 1838-10-06 Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (d. 1910)
  • 1840-03-08 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor
  • 1840-09-02 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (Eros)
  • 1840-10-30 Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano
  • 1842-04-25 Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer/poet (Il santo/Leila)
  • 1842-10-27 Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921)

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1843-07-07 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), born in Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • 1844-03-14 King Umberto I, of Italy (1878-1900)
  • 1844-07-31 Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist/archaeologist
  • 1846-03-03 Desiderio FA Pietri, Italian baker/marathon runner Dorando's father
  • 1846-06-19 Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer (d. 1928)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 975

  • 1607-03-11 Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer
  • 1607-06-30 Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1538)
  • 1607-09-10 Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Italian composer and organist (b. 1545)
  • 1607-09-22 Alessandro Agnolo Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer, dies at 72
  • 1608-06-04 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44
  • 1608-06-19 Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)
  • 1609-05-15 Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557)
  • 1609-07-20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
  • 1609-10-01 Gianmatteo Asola, Italian composer
  • 1610-05-11 Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China), dies
  • 1610-07-18 Michelangelo Merisi, Italian artist (b. 1573)
  • 1612-08-12 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60
  • 1613-08-18 Giovanni Artusi, Italian composer
  • 1613-10-22 Pomponio Nenna, Italian composer
  • 1613-11-16 Trajano Boccalini, Italian satirist (b. 1556)
  • 1614-08-11 Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (b. 1552)
  • 1614-09-26 Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies
  • 1615-01-31 Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)
  • 1615-02-04 Giovanni Battista della Porta, Italian scholar, polymath and child prodogy (b. 1535)
  • 1617-02-06 Prosper Alpinus/Prospero Alpini, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
  • 1618-12-10 Giulio Caccini, Italian composer
  • 1619-02-09 Lucilio Vanini, Italian philosopher (b. 1585)
  • 1619-07-22 Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (b. 1559)
  • 1619-11-13 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (b. 1555)
  • 1620-06-16 Carlo Saraceni, [Carlo Veniziano], Italian painter (Judith), dies
  • 1621-04-01 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (b. 1577)
  • 1621-09-17 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian saint (Doctor of the Church), dies at 78
  • 1623-01-14 Paolo Sarpi, Italian church historian/politician, dies at 70
  • 1625-01-07 Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (bc. 1560)
  • 1625-03-25 Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (b. 1569)
  • 1625-11-14 Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies
  • 1626-02-11 Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (b. 1552)
  • 1627-05-02 Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Italian composer (b. 1560)
  • 1627-12-26 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
  • 1628-11-16 Paolo Quagliati, Italian composer
  • 1629-04-19 Sigismondo d'India, Italian composer
  • 1629-06-24 Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/writer, dies at 67
  • 1629-08-21 Camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies
  • 1629-09-05 Domenico Allegri, Italian composer (b. c. 1585)
  • 1629-10-02 Antonio Cifra, Italian composer (b. 1584)
  • 1630-08-01 Federico Cesi, Italian Naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, dies at 45
  • 1630-09-20 Claudio Saracini, Italian composer (b. 1586)
  • 1631-07-19 Cesare Cremonini, Italian philosopher (b. 1550)
  • 1637-10-14 Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)
  • 1638-01-21 Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)
  • 1639-05-21 Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70
  • 1639-10-28 Stefano Landi, Italian composer (b. 1587)
  • 1640-04-10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • 1640-10-26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
  • 1641-04-15 Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (b. 1581)

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1642-01-08 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei
  • 1642-02-24 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66
  • 1642-08-18 Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)
  • 1643-02-25 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60
  • 1643-03-01 Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59
  • 1643-11-29 Claudio Giovanni Monteverdi, Italian composer (L'arianna), dies at 76
  • 1644-09-07 Guido Bentivoglio, Italian statesman (b. 1579)
  • 1645-08-31 Francesco Bracciolini, Italian poet (b. 1566)
  • 1646-08-28 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53
  • 1652-02-17 Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67
  • 1653-10-07 Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (b. 1581)
  • 1654-06-07 Giambattista Andreini, Italian playwright/actor, dies at 76
  • 1654-06-10 Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 58
  • 1655-07-15 Girolamo Rainaldi, Italian architect (b. 1570)
  • 1655-10-16 Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (b. 1591)
  • 1656-07-02 François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (b. 1611)
  • 1656-07-07 Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55
  • 1660-10-14 Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72
  • 1661-03-08 Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58
  • 1663-09-18 St Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (b. 1603)
  • 1663-12-28 Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1618)
  • 1664-07-12 Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (b. 1610)
  • 1667-05-22 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
  • 1667-06-05 Pietro Sforza, Italian theologist (Assertiones Theologicae), dies
  • 1669-01-19 Leo Allatios, Greek/Italian theologist/literary, dies at about 82
  • 1670-05-21 Niccolo Zucchi, Italian astronomer (b. 1586)
  • 1671-06-25 Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598)
  • 1672-06-17 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • 1673-03-15 Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter (Baroque)/poet/music/actor, dies at 57
  • 1674-01-12 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
  • 1676-01-14 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian (opera)composer, dies at 73
  • 1676-01-17 Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73
  • 1676-07-22 Clement X, [Emilio Altieri], Italian Pope (1670-76), dies at 86
  • 1678-06-17 Giacomo Torelli, Italian stage designer, engineer and architect dies at 69
  • 1679-12-31 Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)
  • 1680-09-10 Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (b. 1610)
  • 1680-10-16 Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian general (b. 1608 or 1609)

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1680-11-28 Giovanni Bernini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 81

Baroque Sculptor Giovanni Bernini
Baroque Sculptor
Giovanni Bernini
  • 1682-02-25 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37
  • 1684-07-26 Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (b. 1646)
  • 1686-02-24 Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66
  • 1686-07-10 Ercole Ferrata, Italian sculptor/restauranteur, dies at 76
  • 1687-10-13 Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (b. 1633)
  • 1690-05-27 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
  • 1691-02-01 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80
  • 1691-02-08 Carlo Rainaldi, Italian architect and composer, dies at 79
  • 1694-01-06 Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies
  • 1697-03-01 Francesco Redi, Italian physician (b. 1626)
  • 1700-01-07 Raffaello Fabretti, Italian antiquarian (b. 1618)
  • 1701-03-28 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75