Italian History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 632


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1919-03-23 Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan Italy

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1919-05-01 "L'Ordine Nuovo" Italian socialist weekly newspaper established in Turin by Antonio Gramsci, Angelo Tasca and Palmiro Togliatti

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci
Marxist Theorist and Politician
Antonio Gramsci
  • 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
  • 1920-11-21 Mussolini's squad begins terror, 11 die in Bologna, Italy
  • 1921-01-21 Italian Communist Party founded at Livorno by Amadeo Bordiga and Antonio Gramsci
  • 1921-02-27 The Fascists incite a riot in Florence, Italy
  • 1921-03-19 Italian Fascists shoot from the Parenzana train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded
  • 1921-04-24 Under Allies supervision, a plebiscite in the Tyrol favors merging with Germany; unhappy with the outcome, Allies give the area to Italy
  • 1921-05-14 Mussolini's fascists obtain 29 parliamentary seats in Italian elections
  • 1921-11-09 Partito Nazionalista Fascista formed in Italy by Mussolini
  • 1922-02-06 US, UK, France, Italy & Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation
  • 1922-02-09 Italian government of Bonomi falls
  • 1922-03-03 Italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka
  • 1922-04-16 German-Russian treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized
  • 1922-05-24 Russian-Italian trade agreement signed
  • 1922-07-31 General strike in Italy against fascist violence
  • 1922-08-01 In Italy, the socialist 'Alianza del Lavoro' declare a national strike which collapses immediately and fascist forces destroy union and socialist headquarters
  • 1922-10-26 Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini
  • 1922-10-27 In Italy, Liberal Luigi Facta resigns in the face of threats from Mussolini that 'either the Government will be given to us or we will seize it by marching on Rome'
  • 1922-10-28 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government
  • 1922-10-30 Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy
  • 1922-10-31 Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy
  • 1922-11-24 Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"
  • 1923-02-01 Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Benito Mussolini
  • 1923-02-05 Mass arrests of socialists & communists in Italy
  • 1923-02-26 Italian nationalist & fascists merge (blue-shirts & black-shirts)
  • 1923-07-10 All non-fascist parties dissolved in Italy
  • 1923-07-15 Italian parliament accepts new constitution
  • 1923-08-31 Italian troops occupy Corfu
  • 1923-08-31 Mussolini orders the Greek Government to apologize for the deaths of an Italian general and his staff on the Greco-Albanian border
  • 1923-09-27 Italian troops leave occupied Corfu
  • 1924-01-14 Allies direct Fiume (Rijeka) in Italy
  • 1924-02-07 Benito Mussolini's Italian government exchanges diplomats with USSR
  • 1924-03-09 South Slavia aproves Italy's annexation of Fiume (Rijeka)
  • 1924-04-06 Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament
  • 1924-05-30 Socialist Matteotti falls in Italian parliament by fascists
  • 1924-07-20 18th Tour de France won by Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy
  • 1924-09-17 Italy signs treaty of Rapallo
  • 1924-10-31 World Savings Day was announced in Milan, Italy, by the Members of the Association at the 1st International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks).
  • 1924-12-31 Italian Fascist Mussolini orders the suppression of opposition newspapers
  • 1925-01-03 Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator
  • 1925-01-06 Mussolini forms a cabinet composed entirely of Fascists in Italy
  • 1925-07-19 19th Tour de France won by Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy
  • 1925-07-20 Italian-Serbian/Croatian/Slav treaty about Dalmatie
  • 1925-09-26 Italian sub "Sebastiano Veniero" lost off Sicily with 54 dead
  • 1925-10-19 Italian army takes Somalia

  • 1925-11-05 Mussolini disbands Italian socialist parties
  • 1925-11-07 Italians liberal-national party joins fascist
  • 1925-11-12 US & Italy sign peace accord about war debts
  • 1925-12-06 Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy)
  • 1926-04-03 Italy establishes corp of force in order to break powerful unions
  • 1926-08-10 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
  • 1926-09-02 Italy signs treaty with Yemen
  • 1926-09-16 Italian-Romanian peace treaty signed
  • 1926-10-07 Italian Great Fascist Council forms
  • 1926-11-09 Italian Communist leader Antonio Gramsci is arrested in Rome
  • 1926-11-27 Italian & Albania sign peace treaty
  • 1926-12-15 Facist national symbol elevated in Italy
  • 1926-12-20 Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy
  • 1927-03-01 Bank of Italy (later Bank of America) becomes an American National Bank
  • 1927-04-09 Italy & US anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti given death sentences
  • 1928-03-15 Benito Mussolini modifies Italy electoral system (abolishes right to choose)
  • 1928-05-12 Benito Mussolini ends women's rights in Italy
  • 1928-05-23 Bomb attack on Italian embassy in Buenos Aires, 22 die
  • 1929-07-23 The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words.
  • 1929-10-24 Belgian princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto get engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails
  • 1930-07-23 Earthquake strikes Ariano Italy, 1,500 killed
  • 1930-11-03 Bank of Italy renamed Bank of America
  • 1933-05-06 Italy & USSR sign trade agreement
  • 1934-06-10 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats Czechoslovakia 2-1 (OT) in footballs 2nd World Cup in Rome
  • 1934-11-23 An Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogaden discovers an Italian garrison at Walwal, which lay well within Ethiopian territory. This leads to the Abyssinia Crisis.
  • 1934-12-03 Italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya
  • 1935-01-07 French Foreign minister Pierre Laval and Benito Mussolini sign the Franco-Italian Agreement
  • 1935-01-15 300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition
  • 1935-10-02 Mussolini's Italian army attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
  • 1935-10-03 Italy invades Ethiopia, starting the Second Italo-Ethiopian War
  • 1935-10-06 Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia
  • 1935-10-10 League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia
  • 1935-12-30 Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia
  • 1936-03-23 Italy, Austria & Hungary sign Pact of Rome

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1936-05-01 Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italy invades

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1936-11-18 Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • 1937-01-09 Italian regime bans marriages between Italians & Abyssinians
  • 1937-03-25 Italy & Yugoslavia sign non-aggression treaty (Pact of Belgrade)
  • 1937-08-24 In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.
  • 1937-12-11 Italy withdraws from League of Nations
  • 1937-12-24 Dutch government recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia
  • 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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,443

  • 1611-05-04 Carlo Rainaldi, Italian architect and composer, born in Rome (d. 1691)
  • 1611-05-16 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italian, 240th Pope (1676-89), born in Como (d. 1689)
  • 1611-11-01 François-Marie, comte de Broglie, Italian-born French commander (d. 1656)
  • 1615-06-20 Salvatore Rosa, Italian baroque painter, poet, musician and actor, born in Arenella, Italy (d. 1673)
  • 1622-04-05 Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician (d. 1703)
  • 1623-08-05 Antonio Cesti, Italian composer, singer and musician, born in Arezzo (d. 1669) baptismal date
  • 1625-06-06 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor
  • 1628-03-10 Marcello Malpighi, Italian physician who founded the science of microscopic anatomy, born in Crevalcore, near Bologna, Papal States (d. 1694)
  • 1632-07-06 Pietro Reggio, Italian composer and musician, born in Genoa (d. 1685)
  • 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)
  • 1640-11-04 Carlo Mannelli, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1697)
  • 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)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1646-06-05 Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician and the 1st woman to receive an academic degree from a university, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1684)

Philosopher and Mathematician Elena Cornaro Piscopia
Philosopher and Mathematician
Elena Cornaro Piscopia
  • 1649-02-02 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italian 245th pope (1724-30)
  • 1649-07-23 Clement XI [Giovanni F Albani], Italian pope (ruled 1700-21), born in Urbino, Papal States (d. 1721)
  • 1650-08-16 Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopedist, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1718)
  • 1651-03-16 Zaccaria Tevo, Italian composer, born in Piove di Sacco
  • 1652-04-07 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], Italian Pope (1730-40), born in Florence (d. 1740)
  • 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], Italian 244th Pope (1721-24)
  • 1657-03-18 Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer
  • 1657-08-18 Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Italian architect and designer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1743)
  • 1657-10-04 Francesco Solimena, Italian painter (d. 1747)
  • 1658-04-22 Giuseppe Torelli, Verona, Italian composer (Concerti Grossi)
  • 1659-12-12 Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)
  • 1660-05-02 Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian baroque composer (Tigrane), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 1725)
  • 1662-12-13 Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (d. 1729)
  • 1663-10-09 Giovanni Mario Crescimbeni, Italian literary and critic (Arcadia), born in Macerata, Italy (d. 1728)
  • 1664-01-20 Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (d. 1718)
  • 1664-05-31 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal
  • 1665-08-21 Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer and mathematician, born in Perinaldo, Italy (d. 1729)
  • 1666-02-15 Antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)
  • 1666-11-05 Attilio Ariosti, Italian composer born in Bologna
  • 1666-12-05 Francesco Scarlatti, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Sicily (d. ~1741)
  • 1667-01-05 Antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740)
  • 1667-07-02 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (d. 1740)
  • 1667-09-05 Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician, born in Sanremo, Italy (d. 1733)
  • 1668-06-23 Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (d. 1744)
  • 1669-08-27 Anne Marie of Orléans, queen of Italy (d. 1728)
  • 1670-07-18 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
  • 1671-06-08 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
  • 1671-10-01 Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (d. 1742)
  • 1671-12-01 Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
  • 1673-02-01 Alessandro Marcello, composer, born in Venice, Italy
  • 1675-03-31 Benedict XIV, [Prospero L Lambertini], Italian Pope (1740-58)
  • 1675-06-01 Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (d. 1755)
  • 1675-07-12 Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
  • 1676-05-28 Jacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician (d. 1754)
  • 1677-02-26 Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, born in Taranto (d. 1745)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1678-03-04 Antonio Vivaldi, Baroque violin virtuoso and composer (The Four Seasons), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1741)

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso & Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • 1678-03-07 Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)
  • 1679-01-19 Girolamo Chiti, Italian composer and music theorist, born in Siena (d. 1759)
  • 1679-02-24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
  • 1679-11-14 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
  • 1680-03-20 Baron Emanuele d' Astorga, Italian composer (Stabat mater)
  • 1682-02-13 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes (Fortune Teller), born in Venice (d. 1754)
  • 1682-02-25 Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d. 1771)
  • 1683-01-10 Gasparo Visconti, Italian composer and violinist, born in Cremona (d. about 1713)
  • 1685-10-26 Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist (La Silvia), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1757)
  • 1686-08-01 Benedetto Marcello, Italian author/composer (Lettera Famigliare), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1687-09-17 Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (d. 1772)
  • 1688-07-19 Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian missionary to China (d. 1766)
  • 1688-11-11 Lorenzo Somis, Italian composer and violinist, born in Turin (d. 1775)
  • 1690-02-01 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer
  • 1690-09-15 Ignazio Prota, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1748)
  • 1691-06-17 Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Italian painter and architect (d. 1765)
  • 1691-08-25 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1736)
  • 1692-04-08 Giuseppe Tartini, Italian violinist/composer (Trillo del Diavolo)
  • 1692-10-08 Antonio Palella, Italian composer and harpsichordist, born in San Giovanni a Teduccio, Naples, Italy (d. 1761)
  • 1692-11-21 Carlo Fragoni, Italian poet
  • 1695-05-02 Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, Italian-born architect (d. 1766)
  • 1695-05-03 Henri Pitot, Italian-born French engineer (d. 1771)
  • 1695-09-03 Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer
  • 1696-01-05 Giuseppe Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/painter (d. 1757)
  • 1696-09-27 Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/religious order founder
  • 1696-11-11 Andrea Zani, Italian composer and violinist, born in Casalmaggiore, Cremona Province (d. 1757)
  • 1697-06-11 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
  • 1697-10-18 Giovanni Canaletto, Italian painter (Regatta on the Grand Canal) and printmaker, born in Venice (d. 1768)
  • 1698-01-03 Pietro Metastasio, Italian poet (d. 1782)
  • 1700-05-12 Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect
  • 1702-08-15 Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter and etcher, born in Pitigliano, Italy (d. 1788)
  • 1703-04-16 Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke
  • 1703-08-02 Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)
  • 1704-08-13 Lorenzo Fago, Italian composer and teacher (d. 1793)
  • 1704-11-10 Carlo Zuccari, Italian composer and violinist, born in Casalmaggiore, nr Cremona (d. 1792)
  • 1705-01-24 Farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato
  • 1706-10-18 Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa)
  • 1706-11-07 Carlo Cecere, Italian composer, born in Grottole, Italy (d. 1761)
  • 1707-02-25 Carlo Goldoni, Italian lawyer/playwright (Belisario, Love of 3 Oranges)
  • 1708-01-25 Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter
  • 1710-01-04 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)
  • 1710-01-30 Vigilio Blasio Faitello, Italian composer (d. 1768)
  • 1710-04-14 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
  • 1710-12-02 Carlo Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (commedia dell'arte), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1783)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 1,080

  • 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
  • 1540-08-24 Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
  • 1542-02-01 Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)
  • 1542-08-24 Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
  • 1543-06-27 Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet and litterateur, dies at 49
  • 1544-12-09 Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (b. 1491)
  • 1545-04-10 Costanzo Festa, Italian composer
  • 1546-08-03 Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)
  • 1546-11-01 Giulio Romano, Italian painter/architect (Ondergang der Titanen), dies
  • 1547-01-11 Pietro Bembo, Italian author, literary theorist, and Catholic cardinal (b. 1470)
  • 1547-06-21 Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)
  • 1547-08-07 Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies
  • 1547-09-10 Pierlugi Faraese, Italian son of Pope Paul III, murdered
  • 1547-10-19 Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46
  • 1548-12-27 Francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (b. 1502)
  • 1549-11-10 Paul III, [Alessandro Farnese], Italian Pope (1534-49), dies at 81
  • 1550-06-13 Veronica Gambara, Italian poet, dies at 64
  • 1551-05-18 Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)
  • 1551-05-31 Aristotele "Basiano" da Sangallo, Italian set designer, dies
  • 1553-08-08 Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)
  • 1553-10-19 Bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano, [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies
  • 1555-05-01 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italian Pope (1555), dies at 53
  • 1556-04-18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
  • 1556-11-14 Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)
  • 1557-01-02 Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494)
  • 1557-10-05 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter, dies at 63
  • 1557-12-13 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies
  • 1558-10-21 Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74
  • 1560-02-07 Bartolomeo Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (b. 1493)
  • 1560-11-25 Andrea Doria, Italian naval leader (b. 1466)
  • 1561-03-05 Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal, dies at 41
  • 1562-10-09 Gabriel Fallopius [Fallopio], Italian anatomist and early advocate for the use of condoms (Observationes anatomicae), dies at 39

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1564-02-18 Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance (David, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel), dies at 88

Sculptor and Painter Michelangelo
Sculptor and Painter
Michelangelo
  • 1564-05-02 Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian humanist (b. 1500)
  • 1564-10-04 Pietro P Vergerio, Italian theologist/bishop of Croatia, dies
  • 1565-10-05 Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (b. 1522)
  • 1565-12-09 Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66
  • 1565-12-18 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
  • 1566-03-09 David Rizzio, Italian secretary of Mary Queen of Scots, murdered by Protestant nobles
  • 1566-05-04 Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490)
  • 1566-08-04 Girolamo della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Majolica relief), dies
  • 1566-09-02 Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter, dies at 37
  • 1566-09-27 Marcus A Vida, [Marcus Hieronymus], Italian humanist/poet/bishop, dies
  • 1566-11-21 Annibale Caro, Italian poet (b. 1507)
  • 1567-10-01 Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)
  • 1570-07-03 Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67
  • 1570-11-27 Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
  • 1571-02-14 Benvenuto Cellini, Italian sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70
  • 1572-03-27 Girolamo Maggi, Italian Renaissance man (b. abt. 1523)
  • 1572-11-23 Agnolo di Cosimo, Italian artist and poet (b. 1503)
  • 1572-12-30 Galeazzo Alessi, Italian architect (Palazza Marino, Milan), dies at 60
  • 1573-07-07 Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (b. 1507)
  • 1573-12-30 Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504)
  • 1574-04-21 Cosimo de Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54
  • 1574-06-27 Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter and architect (b. 1511)
  • 1575-03-15 Annibale Padovano, Italian composer (b. 1527)
  • 1575-12-31 Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
  • 1576-08-27 Titian, [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1576-09-21 Girolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician, dies at 74

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Mathematician
Girolamo Cardano
  • 1578-02-05 Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies
  • 1580-01-18 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
  • 1580-12-01 Giovanni Morone, Italian theologian/diplomat/cardinal, dies at 71
  • 1583-02-18 Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (b. 1503)
  • 1583-10-30 Pirro Ligorio, Italian architect/painter/archaeologist, dies at 83
  • 1584-11-03 Saint Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal and Archbishop of Milan (1564-84), dies at 46
  • 1585-04-10 Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies at 83
  • 1585-10-06 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor, dies
  • 1587-05-18 Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
  • 1588-10-02 Bernardino Telesio, Italian philosopher (Rerum in Child), dies
  • 1589-03-02 Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Italian cardinal (b. 1520)
  • 1589-03-22 Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian, dies at 67
  • 1590-09-20 Lodovico Agostini, Italian composer (b. 1534)
  • 1590-09-27 Urban VII, [Giambattista Castagna], Italian Pope (1590), dies
  • 1591-06-21 Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies
  • 1591-07-02 Vincenzo Galilei, Italian composer (b. 1520)
  • 1591-10-16 Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
  • 1592-02-13 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
  • 1592-02-29 Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)
  • 1592-04-22 Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 80
  • 1592-07-01 Marc A Ingegneri, Italian violinist/composer (Responsoria), dies
  • 1593-06-25 Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener (b. 1541)
  • 1594-02-02 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • 1594-05-31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter and notable exponent of the Renaissance school, dies at 75
  • 1595-01-05 Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies
  • 1595-04-25 Torquato Tasso, Italian poet (Gerusalemme liberata), dies at 51
  • 1595-05-26 Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79
  • 1595-12-27 Pietro Pontio, Italian composer (Ragionamento di Musica), dies at 63
  • 1596-05-27 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
  • 1598-05-03 Anna Guarini, Italian singer (b. 1563)
  • 1599-08-22 Luca Marenzio, Italian composer (b. c. 1553)
  • 1599-09-11 Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for fratricide at 22
  • 1599-11-07 Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon (b. 1546)
  • 1600-02-13 Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter (b. 1538)
  • 1601-05-19 Costanzo Porta, Italian composer