Italian History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 631

  • 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

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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 and 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

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1943-09-29 US General Dwight D. Eisenhower and 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 government of Pietro Badoglio
  • 1944-03-15 Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing
  • 1944-03-20 Mount Vesuvius in Italy erupts
  • 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
  • 1945-05-02 German Army in Italy surrenders

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,442

  • 1711-05-18 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer
  • 1711-10-31 Laura Bassi, Italian physicist and scholar, born in Bologna, Italy (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, Italian 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], Italian 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, Italian mathematician and astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1813)
  • 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], Italian 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, born in Mairago, Italy (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, Italian composer/musicologist
  • 1778-01-26 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis)
  • 1778-02-06 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
  • 1782-10-27 Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violin virtuoso (Princess Lucca), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1840)
  • 1784-08-14 Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal and diplomat, born in Rome (d. 1845)
  • 1785-03-07 Alessandro Manzoni, Italian poet/novelist (Betrothed)
  • 1786-03-25 Giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist
  • 1786-11-07 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer, born in Sanaüja, Spain (d. 1853)
  • 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 1,080

  • 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, dies at 68
  • 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 Jesuit missionary (China), dies at 57
  • 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 and actor (L'adamo), 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 (238th: 1667-69), dies allegedly of broken heart at 69
  • 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)
  • 1672-06-17 Orazio Benevoli, Italian composer, dies at 67