Italian History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 636

  • 1938-04-16 Great Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia
  • 1938-06-19 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup in Paris
  • 1938-07-31 32nd Tour de France won by Gino Bartali of Italy
  • 1938-08-21 Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1938-09-01 Benito Mussolini cancels civil rights of Italian Jews

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1938-11-17 Italy passes its own version of anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1938-12-10 Italian scientist Enrico Fermi receives the Nobel Prize for Physics (work on reduced radioactivity)

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • 1939-04-07 Italy invades Albania
  • 1939-04-10 Grens mobilization due to Italian invasion in Albania
  • 1939-05-07 Germany and Italy announce an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis
  • 1939-08-08 7th Venice Film Festival opens with a United States boycott due to Benito Mussolini's Fascist Italian regime
  • 1940-04-12 Italy annexes Albania
  • 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
  • 1941-03-24 British troops defeat Italians in Somaliland
  • 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 and Romania declare war on the 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
  • 1942-08-23 World War II: last cavalry charge in history takes place at Isbushenskij, Russia; the Italian Savoia Cavalleria charges Soviet infantry
  • 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
  • 1943-03-05 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)
  • 1943-07-25 Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian Premier and arrested on the authority of King Victor Emmanuel III
  • 1943-07-28 Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns
  • 1943-08-16 1st Long Tom bombs on Italian mainland (from Sicily)
  • 1943-09-03 British 8th Army lands in Southern Italy (Messina)
  • 1943-09-04 British 8th Army lands at Taranto, South Italy
  • 1943-09-08 Italy surrenders to Allies in WWII
  • 1943-09-09 15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome
  • 1943-09-10 Italian fleet anchors at Malta
  • 1943-09-11 Allied armed forces conquer Salerno, Italy
  • 1943-09-15 Benito Mussolini forms a rival fascist government in Italy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 Badoglio government of Italian
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,446

  • 1711-05-18 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer
  • 1711-10-31 Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (d. 1778)
  • 1712-10-05 Francesco Guardi, Italian painter
  • 1712-12-11 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic (Viaggio in Russia)
  • 1713-12-04 Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (d. 1786)
  • 1714-03-27 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (d. 1795)
  • 1714-09-10 Niccolo Jommelli, Italy, composer
  • 1714-10-16 Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)
  • 1714-12-24 Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery)
  • 1715-12-12 Gennaro Manna, Italian composer (d. 1779)
  • 1716-10-03 Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (d. 1781)
  • 1717-12-25 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italy, Pope (1775-99)
  • 1717-12-27 Pope Pius VI [Count Giovanni Angelo Braschi] Italian Pope (1775-1799), born in Cesena (d. 1799)
  • 1718-05-16 Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)
  • 1718-07-18 Saverio Bettinelli, Italian writer (d. 1808)
  • 1720-02-26 Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)
  • 1720-10-04 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher
  • 1720-12-13 Carlo Gozzi, Italian dramatist (d. 1804)
  • 1722-04-12 Pietro Nardini, Italian composer, born in Livorno (d. 1793)
  • 1723-06-03 Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born naturalist (d. 1788)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1725-04-02 Giacomo Casanova, Italian writer, adventurer and famous lover, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1798)

Adventurer, Writer and famous Lover Giacomo Casanova
Adventurer, Writer and famous Lover
Giacomo Casanova
  • 1726-08-09 Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (d. 1778)
  • 1728-01-16 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)
  • 1728-04-19 Francisco Albergati Capacelli, Italian playwright
  • 1728-12-02 Ferdinando Galiani, Italian economist/philosopher/diplomat
  • 1729-01-12 Lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist
  • 1729-04-18 Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer
  • 1729-05-23 Giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno)
  • 1729-12-01 Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer, born in Faenza, (d. 1802)
  • 1730-12-25 Philip Mazzei, Italian physician and friend of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1816)
  • 1731-05-29 Orazio Mei, Italian composer, born in Pisa (d. 1788)
  • 1733-03-05 Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer
  • 1735-12-15 Cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer
  • 1736-01-25 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Turin, Italy, mathematician and astronomer
  • 1737-09-07 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist/physicist
  • 1739-01-19 Joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian architect (d. 1808)
  • 1740-02-16 Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)
  • 1740-05-09 Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Barber of Seville)
  • 1740-06-11 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, born in Lazise, Verona (d. 1817)
  • 1743-02-19 [Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)
  • 1743-06-08 Alessandro Cagliostro [Giuseppe Balsamo], Italian adventurer and magician (Prince of Quacks), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 1795)
  • 1744-09-20 Giacomo Quarenghi, Italian-Russian master builder and architect (Hermitage Theater), born in Rota d'Imagna, Republic of Venice (d. 1817)

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1745-02-18 Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist and inventor of the 1st battery, born in Como, Italy (d. 1827)

Physicist and Inventor Alessandro Volta
Physicist and Inventor
Alessandro Volta
  • 1746-07-16 Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian monk/discoverer (1st asteroid-Ceres)
  • 1746-11-14 Giulio Gabrielli the Younger, Italian Cardinal
  • 1749-01-16 Vittorio A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda)
  • 1749-03-10 Lorenzo da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838)
  • 1749-12-17 Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (Il Matrimonio Segreto)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1750-08-18 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tarare), 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], Italian Pope (1823-29), born in Genga, Marche, Italy (d. 1829)
  • 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)
  • 1765-09-18 Gregory XVI [Bartolomeo Alberto Mauro Cappellari], Pope (1831-1846), born in Belluno, Venetia, Austrian Empire (d. 1846)
  • 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)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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, composer/violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca), born in Genoa, Italy
  • 1784-08-14 Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal and diplomat, born in Rome (d. 1845)
  • 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
  • 1796-11-14 Carlo Conti, Italian composer, born in Arpino (d. 1868)
  • 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, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1865)
  • 1801-09-12 Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1861)
  • 1801-11-03 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma)
  • 1804-07-25 Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Italian minister of Education, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1880)
  • 1804-11-18 Alfonso Ferrero la Marmora, Italian general and statesman (d. 1878)
  • 1805-06-08 Luigi Ricci, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1859)
  • 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)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 1,082

  • 1601-05-19 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer
  • 1602-03-11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
  • 1602-03-22 Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (Communion of St. Jerome), dies at 44
  • 1603-02-23 Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician, and botanist (b. 1519)
  • 1603-08-16 Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri), dies at 62
  • 1604-01-17 Santino Garsi da Parma, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • 1604-03-04 Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (b. 1539)
  • 1604-05-05 Claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71
  • 1605-04-27 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
  • 1605-05-04 Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist and naturalist, dies at 82
  • 1606-11-13 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (b. 1530)
  • 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 Caravaggio [Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio], Italian painter, (Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy), dies at 38
  • 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)
  • 1614-07-14 Camillus de Lellis, Italian soldier/monastery founder/saint, dies at 64
  • 1614-08-11 Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter, dies at 61
  • 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)
  • 1616-08-07 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies
  • 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)
  • 1625-01-17 Nicolò Rubini, Italian composer and cornettist, dies at 50
  • 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)
  • 1633-08-12 Jacopo Peri, Italian composer and singer who wrote the 1st recognized opera "Dafne", dies at 71
  • 1633-09-08 Carlo Caraffa, Italian jesuit/religious order founder, dies at about 72
  • 1635-04-25 Alessandro Tassoni, Italian political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69
  • 1636-12-09 Giovanni B Aleotti, Italian writer/theater architect, dies at about 90
  • 1637-10-14 Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)
  • 1638-01-21 Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)
  • 1639-05-21 Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher and 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 and architect (Aanbidding of the Point), 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
  • 1649-09-06 Famiano Strada, Italian jesuit (bello belgico decades duae), dies at 77
  • 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)
  • 1663-12-05 Severo Bonini, Italian composer and monk, dies at 80
  • 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
  • 1669-10-14 Antonio Cesti, Italian composer, singer and musician, dies at 46
  • 1669-12-09 Clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Italian Pope (1667-69), dies
  • 1670-04-23 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, dies at 69
  • 1670-05-21 Niccolo Zucchi, Italian astronomer (b. 1586)
  • 1671-06-25 Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Italian astronomer (b. 1598)