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Turin, Italy

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.comune.torino.it/

Population:
865,263 (2001 census)

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
La Stampa

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Turin
1404

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Iveco
1975
Fiat
1899

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gianni Agnelli
Business
12-Mar-1921 24-Jan-2003 President of Fiat, 1966-96
Amedeo Avogadro
Physicist
9-Aug-1776 9-Jul-1856 Avogadro's number
Giacomo Balla
Painter
17-Jul-1871 1-Mar-1958 Italian futurist painter
Norberto Bobbio
Philosopher
18-Oct-1909 9-Jan-2004 Philosopher of politics and the law
Manlio Brosio
Diplomat
10-Jul-1897 14-Mar-1980 NATO Secretary General, 1964-71
Carla Bruni
First Lady
23-Dec-1967   First Lady of France
Alfredo Casella
Composer
25-Jul-1883 5-Mar-1947 Rejuvinated Vivaldi
Camillo Benso di Cavour
Activist
10-Aug-1810 6-Jun-1861 Genius behind a united Italy
Victor Emmanuel II
Royalty
14-Mar-1820 9-Jan-1878 King of Italy, Sardinia
Vincenzo Gioberti
Philosopher
5-Apr-1801 26-Nov-1852 Rinnovamenlo civile d'Italia
Aly Khan
Royalty
13-Jun-1911 12-May-1960 Jet-set Ismaili playboy prince
Primo Levi
Author
31-Jul-1919 11-Apr-1987 Survival in Auschwitz
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Scientist
22-Apr-1909 30-Dec-2012 Nerve and skin cell growth factors
Salvador Luria
Biologist
13-Aug-1912 6-Feb-1991 Natural selection in bacteria
Stefania Rocca
Actor
24-Apr-1971   Heaven
Umberto I
Royalty
14-Mar-1844 29-Jul-1900 King of Italy, 1878-1900
Gianni Vattimo
Philosopher
4-Jan-1936   Postmodern philosopher

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gianni Agnelli
Business
12-Mar-1921 24-Jan-2003 President of Fiat, 1966-96
Giovanni Agnelli
Business
13-Aug-1866 16-Dec-1945 Founder of Fiat
Umberto Agnelli
Business
1-Nov-1934 27-May-2004 Chairman of Fiat, 2003-04
Amedeo Avogadro
Physicist
9-Aug-1776 9-Jul-1856 Avogadro's number
Norberto Bobbio
Philosopher
18-Oct-1909 9-Jan-2004 Philosopher of politics and the law
Manlio Brosio
Diplomat
10-Jul-1897 14-Mar-1980 NATO Secretary General, 1964-71
Galileo Ferraris
Physicist
31-Oct-1847 7-Feb-1897 Invented the induction motor
Jacques Grévin
Playwright
1538 5-Nov-1570 Les Ébahis
Primo Levi
Author
31-Jul-1919 11-Apr-1987 Survival in Auschwitz
Carlo Passaglia
Religion
2-May-1812 12-Mar-1887 Advocate of Italian unity
Cesare Pavese
Poet
9-Sep-1908 27-Aug-1950 La luna e i falò
Giuseppe Peano
Mathematician
27-Aug-1858 20-Apr-1932 Infinitesimal calculus
Silvio Pellico
Playwright
25-Jun-1789 31-Jan-1854 Le Mie Prigioni
Peter of Savoy
Royalty
c. 1203 16-May-1268 Earl of Richmond
Emmanuel Philibert
Royalty
8-Jul-1528 30-Aug-1580 Duke of Savoy



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