Italian History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 614 of 614

  • 2014-02-22 Matteo Renzi becomes Prime Minister of Italy
  • 2014-07-27 101st Tour de France won by Vincenzo Nibali of Italy
  • 2014-11-11 An Italian appeals court overturns a manslaughter conviction against 6 scientists for failing to give adequate warning of a deadly earthquake
  • 2015-01-21 Italian fashion label Gucci names Alessandro Michele as its new creative director
  • 2015-01-31 Sergio Mattarella is elected President of Italy
  • 2015-04-19 Boat carrying approx. 850 migrants is shipwrecked in the Mediterranean between Italian and Libya, with only 27 migrants rescued.
  • 2015-09-12 US Open Women's Tennis: In an all-Italian final Flavia Pennetta wins her only Grand Slam title; beats Roberta Vinci 7-6, 4-7, 6-2; first Italian to win US title
  • 2015-11-09 "Reclining Nude" by Italian artist Modigliani fetches 2nd highest auction price at $170.4m
  • 2016-07-08 Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first woman to be appointed artistic director at French fashion house Christian Dior
  • 2016-08-24 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes central Italy, north east of Rome, killing 268, injuring 400
  • 2016-08-29 Italian coastguard says 6,500 migrants rescued at sea in 40 separate incidents in 1 day off coast of Sabratha, Libya
  • 2016-10-30 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits central Italy - strongest in Italy for 36 years
  • 2016-12-07 Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigns 3 days after losing a referendum to reform the constitution
  • 2016-12-12 Paolo Gentiloni is sworn in as Prime Minister of Italy, succeeding Matteo Renzi

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,395

  • 1892-11-16 Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver, born in Castel d'Ario, Italy (d. 1953)
  • 1893-01-26 Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (d. 1976)
  • 1893-02-19 Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Scrittori d'Oggi)
  • 1893-03-18 Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist, born in Novi Ligure, Italy (d. 1978)
  • 1893-03-26 Palmiro Togliatti, Italian politician and founder of the Communist Party of Italy, born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1964)
  • 1893-10-30 Charles Atlas [Angelo Siciliano], Italian-American bodybuilder, born in Acri, Cosenza, Italy (d. 1972)
  • 1893-11-14 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
  • 1893-11-14 Carlo Emilio Gadda, Italian writer, born in Milan (d. 1973)
  • 1894-08-01 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (the first Italian winner of the Tour de France), born in San Martino di Colle Umberto, Italy (d. 1927)
  • 1894-09-21 Tullio Carminati, Austrian actor (War and Peace, Roman Holiday), born in Zadar, Croatia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1895-04-03 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian composer, born in Florence (d. 1968)
  • 1895-04-15 Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Gente in Aspromonte), born in San Luca, Italy (d. 1956)

Person of interestRudolph Valentino

1895-05-06 Rudolph Valentino, Italian actor and silent movie idol (The Sheik, Eagle), born in Castellaneta, Italy (d. 1926)

Actor and Silent Film Idol Rudolph Valentino
Actor and Silent Film Idol
Rudolph Valentino
  • 1895-06-04 Dino Conte Grandi, Italian Fascist politician and delegate to league of nations (1925-32), born in Mordano, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1895-07-04 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter and illustrator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1896-05-11 Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter
  • 1896-06-06 Italo Balbo, Italian pilot and governor of Libya, born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1940)
  • 1896-08-16 Tina Modotti, Italian artist and activist, born in Udine, Italy (d. 1940)
  • 1896-09-06 Mario Praz, Italian literary critic and scholar (La carne, la morte, e il diavolo), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1982)
  • 1896-09-17 Denise Grey [Jeanne Marie Laurentine Edouardine Verthuy], Italian actress (Julietta), born in Chatillon, Valle d'Aosta, Italy (d. 1996)
  • 1896-09-25 Sandro Pertini, 7th President of Italy (1978-85), born in Rome (d. 1990)
  • 1896-10-12 Eugenio Montale, Italian poet and translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1981)

Person of interestCharles "Lucky" Luciano

1896-11-24 Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Italian-American gangster of the New York mafia, born in Sicily, Italy (d. 1962)

  • 1896-11-27 Giovanni Battista Angioletti, Italian author (Il giorno del giudizio), born in Milan, Italy (d. 1961)
  • 1896-12-23 Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Sicilian writer (The Leopard), born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 1957)
  • 1897-04-14 Olga Chekhova, Russian-German actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children), born in Aleksandropol, Erivan Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1980)
  • 1897-04-18 Ardito Desio, Italian explorer and topographer, born in Palmanova, Friuli, Italy (d. 2001)

Person of interestFrank Capra

1897-05-18 Frank Capra, Italian-American film director (Its a Wonderful Life, It Happened One Night), born in Bisacquino, Italy (d. 1991)

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • 1897-12-30 Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (d. 1976)
  • 1898-01-13 Carlo Tagliabue, Italian baritone (d. 1978)
  • 1898-02-15 Totò [Antonio Clemente], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1967)
  • 1898-05-13 Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (d. 2007)
  • 1898-05-19 Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974)
  • 1898-06-09 Curzio Malaparte [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt)
  • 1898-06-09 Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)
  • 1898-09-19 Giuseppe Saragat, 5th President of Italy (1964-71), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1898-10-21 Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Italian East-Africa
  • 1899-01-21 Lido Manetti [Arnold Kent], Italian-born American actor (Quo Vardis), born in Florence (d. 1928)
  • 1899-07-26 Carel C. van Essen, Dutch archaeologist (Italian & Roman art), born in Amsterdam (d. 1963)
  • 1899-11-03 Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist, born in Birzula, Russian Empire (d. 1986)
  • 1900-03-07 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter
  • 1900-03-09 Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1948)
  • 1900-03-28 Fosco Giachetti, Italian actor (Wastrel, We the Living), born in Sesto Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1974)
  • 1900-04-14 Salvatore Baccaloni, Italian opera singer and actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1969)
  • 1900-05-01 Ignazio Silone, Italian novelist (Fontamara, Pane e vino), born in Pescina, Italy (d. 1978)
  • 1900-05-24 Eduardo De Filippo, Italian playwright, director, actor and poet (7 Deadly Sins, Shoot Loud), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1984)
  • 1900-08-31 Gino Lucetti, Italian anarchist, born in Carrara, Italy (d. 1943)
  • 1900-10-16 Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  • 1900-11-04 Luigi Lucioni, Italian-American landscape painter (opera stars), born in Malnate, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1901-01-05 Mario Scelba, Italian politician (Prime Minister 1954-55), born in Caltagirone, Italy (d. 1991)
  • 1901-02-27 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
  • 1901-04-06 Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Catholic (d. 1925)
  • 1901-04-11 Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer and manufacturer (typewriter), born in Ivrea, Italy (d. 1960)
  • 1901-05-03 Gino Cervi, Italian actor (Les Miserables, Naked Maja), born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1974)
  • 1901-05-15 Luis Monti, Argentine-Italian footballer (d. 1983)
  • 1901-07-07 Vittorio De Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, Sciuscià), born in Sora, Lazio (d. 1974)

Person of interestSalvatore Quasimodo

1901-08-20 Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet, critic and translator (Nobel 1959), born in Modica, Italy (d. 1968)

Author/Poet Salvatore Quasimodo
Author/Poet
Salvatore Quasimodo
  • 1901-08-26 Tullio Campagnolo, Italian racing cyclist and inventor (quick release skewer patent; founder bicycle component company Campagnolo), born in Vicenza, Italy (d. 1983)

Person of interestEnrico Fermi

1901-09-29 Enrico Fermi, Italian-American nuclear physicist, gone fission, fermium (Nobel 1938), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1954)

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • 1901-09-29 Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)
  • 1902-04-18 Giuseppe Pella, 31st Prime Minister of Italy, born in Valdengo, Piedmont, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1981)
  • 1902-08-11 Alfredo Binda, Italian road cyclist (first to win Giro d'Italia x 5; World Road Race C'ship 1927, 30, 32), born in Cittiglio, Italy (d. 1986)

Person of interestCarlo Gambino

1902-08-24 Carlo Gambino, Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy (d. 1976)

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino
  • 1902-09-20 Cesare Zavattini, Italian screenwriter (Ladri di Biciclette), born in Luzzara, Italy (d. 1989)

Person of interestAlbert Anastasia

1902-09-26 Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio], American-Italian gangster (Murder Inc), born in Tropea, Calabria, Italy (d. 1957)

  • 1902-10-13 Franco Giorgetti, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1920), born in Bovisio-Masciago, Italy (d. 1983)
  • 1902-10-14 Learco Guerra, Italian road racing cyclist, born in Bagnolo San Vito, Italy (d. 1963)
  • 1902-11-29 Carlo Levi, Italian painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom)
  • 1902-12-22 Joe Adonis, Italian American crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ, born in Montemarano, Italy (d. 1971)
  • 1903-02-26 Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • 1904-01-20 Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician, born in Campania, Italy (d. 1959)
  • 1904-02-03 Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian 12-tone composer, born in Pisino, Austrian Empire (d. 1975)
  • 1904-04-29 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate (Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi), born in Acqualagna, Italy (d. 1962)
  • 1904-07-05 Harold Acton, English-Italian historian and art collector, born in Villa La Pietra, Florence, Italy (d. 1994)
  • 1904-07-16 Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (Beatitudines), born in Zagarolo, Italy (d. 2003)
  • 1904-08-28 Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1980)
  • 1904-09-15 Umberto II, van Piemonte, the last King of Italy (ruled 1946)
  • 1904-11-25 Antonio "Toni" Ortelli, Italian composer ("La Montanara" (The Song of the Mountains)) and alpinist, born in Schio, Veneto, Italy (d. 2000)
  • 1905-01-08 Giacinto Scelsi, Italian composer and surrealist poet, born in La Spezia, Italy (d. 1988)
  • 1905-01-18 Joseph Bonanno, Italian-American mafioso and crime boss of the Bonanno crime family, born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy (d. 2002)

Person of interestEmilio G. Segrè

1905-01-30 Emilio G. Segrè, Italian physicist & Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), born in Tivoli, Italy (d. 1989)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Emilio G. Segrè
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Emilio G. Segrè
  • 1905-03-09 Peter C. Quennell, English biographer and critic (Byron in Italy), born in Bickley, Kent (d. 1993)
  • 1905-07-05 Isa Miranda [Ines Sampietro], Italian model and actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • 1905-08-08 Nino Martini, Italian actor (The Gay Desperado, Here's to Romance), born in Verona, Veneto, Italy (d. 1976)
  • 1905-10-17 Franco Albini, Italian architect
  • 1905-11-15 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1980)
  • 1906-01-01 Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)

Person of interestRoberto Rossellini

1906-05-08 Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director (General della Rovere, Open City), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1977)

Film Director Roberto Rossellini
Film Director
Roberto Rossellini
  • 1906-05-20 Giuseppe Siri, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1989)
  • 1906-06-12 Sandro Penna, Italian poet, born in Perugia, Italy (d. 1977)
  • 1906-06-13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian probabilist statistician and actuary, born in Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary (d. 1985)
  • 1906-10-02 John Humphreys Whitfield, British scholar of Italian language & literature, born in Wednesbury, England (d. 1995)
  • 1906-10-16 Dino Buzzati, Italian writer (The Tartar Steppe), born in San Pellegrino, Belluno, (d. 1972)

Person of interestPrimo Carnera

1906-10-25 Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (World Heavyweight Champion 1933-34), born in Sequals, Italy (d. 1967)

  • 1906-10-30 Giuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1966)
  • 1906-11-02 Luchino Visconti, Italian director (The Leopard, Death in Venice), born in Milan (d. 1976)
  • 1906-11-24 Andreina Pagnani, Italian actress (Il Commandante), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1981)
  • 1906-11-26 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and painist, born in Mogliano, Veneto (d. 1994)
  • 1907-08-31 Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1986)
  • 1907-10-30 Renzo Cesana, Italian-American TV host (First Date, Continental), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1970)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,061

  • 1886-01-18 Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (b. 1819)
  • 1887-07-29 Agostino Depretis, Italian statesman, Prime Minister of Italy (1876-78, 1778-79, 1881-87), dies at 74
  • 1888-01-31 John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society, dies at 72
  • 1888-03-10 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 57
  • 1888-05-17 Giacomo Zanella, Italian poet (b. 1820)
  • 1889-06-27 Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies at 48
  • 1889-07-07 Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, dies at 67
  • 1889-07-16 Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83
  • 1889-10-18 Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (invented a telephone-like device), dies at 81
  • 1890-10-26 Collodi [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian writer (Pinocchio), dies at 63
  • 1891-07-21 Franco Faccio, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 51
  • 1892-08-11 Enrico Betti, Italian mathematician (b. 1813)
  • 1894-06-24 Marie François Sadi Carnot, President of France (1887-94), assassinated by Italian anarchist Sante Geronimo Caserio at 56
  • 1894-12-13 Sarah Parker Remond, African-American abolitionist, dies at 68
  • 1896-03-01 Giuseppe Arimondi, Italian general who fought in the Italo-Ethiopian War, dies in the Battle of Adwa at 49
  • 1896-03-01 Vittorio Dabormida, Italian general who fought in the Italo-Ethiopian War, dies in the Battle of Adwa at 53
  • 1897-02-07 Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist and electrical engineer, dies at 49
  • 1897-12-18 Carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70
  • 1899-09-28 Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies
  • 1900-01-30 Vittorio Bersezio [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71
  • 1900-02-18 Eugenio Beltrami, Italian mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry), dies at 64
  • 1900-07-29 Umberto I of Italy, King of Italy (1878-1900), shot four times and assassinated by Italian-American anarchist Gaetano Bresci at 56

Person of interestGiuseppe Verdi

1901-01-27 Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer (Rigoletto, La Traviata), dies at 77

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1901-08-11 Francesco Crispi, Italian statesman, dies at 82
  • 1903-04-11 Gemma Galgani, Italian saint, dies at 25
  • 1903-06-10 Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician (grafostatica), dies at 72
  • 1906-09-02 Guiseppe Giacosa, Italian screenwriter (libretti opera Puccini), dies
  • 1907-02-16 Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer and Nobel Prize Laureate 1906 regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy, dies at 71
  • 1908-03-12 Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61
  • 1909-10-18 Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy), dies at 57
  • 1909-10-19 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist and criminologist, dies at 73
  • 1910-02-06 Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
  • 1910-05-10 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
  • 1910-07-04 Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (discovered canals of Mars), dies at 75
  • 1911-03-07 Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer and poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies at 68
  • 1911-04-25 Emilio Salgari, Italian novelist (b. 1862)
  • 1913-12-07 Luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman and last surviving cardinal of Pius IX, dies at 85
  • 1914-03-19 Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850)
  • 1914-08-22 Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure
  • 1914-11-06 Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79
  • 1915-11-28 Luigi Capuana, Sicilian author and critic (C'era una Volta), dies at 76
  • 1916-01-08 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (b. 1884)
  • 1917-02-10 John William Waterhouse, Italian-born artist (b. 1849)
  • 1917-05-20 Philipp von Ferrary, Italian philatelist (b. 1850)

Person of interestErnesto Teodoro Moneta

1918-02-10 Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italian Pacifist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
  • 1918-05-16 Eusapia Palladino, Italian spiritual medium, dies at 64
  • 1918-10-28 Ulisse Dini, Italian mathematician and politician (Fondamenti per la teorica delle funzioni di variabili reali), dies at 72
  • 1919-02-13 Matteo Albertone, Italian general who fought in the Italo-Ethiopian War, dies at 78
  • 1919-08-09 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), dies at 62
  • 1919-09-27 Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76
  • 1920-01-25 Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (Reclining Nude), dies at 35
  • 1920-03-21 Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer/journalist (Torre, Tre Croci), dies at 37

Person of interestEnrico Caruso

1921-08-02 Enrico Caruso, Italian operatic tenor (Faust), dies at 48

Operatic Tenor Enrico Caruso
Operatic Tenor
Enrico Caruso
  • 1922-01-26 Luigi Denza, Italian composer (Funiculì, Funiculà), dies at 77
  • 1922-01-27 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
  • 1922-04-21 Alessandro Moreschi, Italian castrato (b. 1858)
  • 1923-08-19 Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845)
  • 1923-11-26 Alexander Amfiteatrov, Russian-French-Italian writer, dies at 60
  • 1924-04-21 Eleanora Duse, Italian actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
  • 1924-05-10 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore & Amore, Top), dies at 58
  • 1924-06-10 Giacomo Matteotti, Italian Socialist Party leader, assassinated by fascists at 39
  • 1924-07-27 Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 58

Person of interestGiacomo Puccini

1924-11-29 Giacomo Puccini, Italian opera composer (La bohème; Tosca; Madame Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
  • 1925-07-26 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver, dies at 36

Person of interestCamillo Golgi

1926-01-21 Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

Physician and Nobel Laureate Camillo Golgi
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Camillo Golgi
  • 1926-07-04 Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Saint (b. 1901)
  • 1927-04-15 Francesco Gaeta, Italian poet (Di Giacomo), dies at 47
  • 1927-06-14 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (the first Italian winner of the Tour de France), dies at 32
  • 1927-07-25 Matilde Serao [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies
  • 1928-02-29 Armando Diaz, Italian marshal and minister of War (1922-24), dies at 66
  • 1928-03-31 Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), dies at 69
  • 1928-07-17 Giovanni Giolitti, 5x Prime Minister of Italy (1892-93, 1903-05, 1906-09, 1911-14, 1920-21), dies at 85
  • 1928-09-13 Italo Svevo [Ettore Schmitz], Italian writer (Una Vita), dies at 66
  • 1928-09-29 Lido Manetti [Arnold Kent], Italian-born American actor, dies in a car accident at 29
  • 1928-12-21 Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal (WW I, Caporetto), dies at 78
  • 1929-11-26 Michele Esposito, Italian composer who worked in Ireland, dies at 74
  • 1931-07-04 Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62
  • 1932-01-08 Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic (model of holiness in the daily life of a Catholic family), dies at 65
  • 1932-03-01 Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti Orfici), dies at 46
  • 1932-07-22 Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist (b. 1853)
  • 1932-11-21 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies
  • 1933-03-18 Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60
  • 1934-11-23 Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)
  • 1935-04-18 Ignazio Guidi, Italian orientalist & archaeologist, dies at 90
  • 1935-11-09 Paolo Orsi, Italian Archaeologist, dies at 76
  • 1936-04-18 Ottorino Respighi, Italian composer (Belkis), dies at 56
  • 1936-08-15 Grazia Deledda, Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64
  • 1936-12-10 Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Six Characters in Search of An Author-Nobel 1934), dies at 69
  • 1937-01-23 Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist and politician (Minister of Education), dies at 60

Person of interestAntonio Gramsci

1937-04-27 Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher, dies at 46

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci
Marxist Theorist and Politician
Antonio Gramsci

Person of interestGuglielmo Marconi

1937-07-20 Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor and electrical engineer who pioneered work on long distance radio transmission (Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1938-03-01 Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italian poet, writer (Il fuoco, Intruder), playwright and military hero as part of the elite Arditi storm troops, dies of a stroke at 74

Person of interestPius XI

1939-02-10 Pius XI [Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti], Italian 259th Pope (1922-39), dies at 81

259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI
  • 1939-04-10 Alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75
  • 1939-08-11 Jean Bugatti, Italian automobile designer (b. 1909)
  • 1940-01-05 Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (b. 1885)
  • 1940-06-28 Italo Balbo, Italian pilot and governor of Libya, dies at 44
  • 1940-10-11 Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist, dies at 80
  • 1940-12-09 Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle
  • 1941-11-08 Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83