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Rome, Italy

LOCATION

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

Population:
2,546,807 (2004)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia
1935
University of Rome
 

OPERA

OperaFounded
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
1880

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Enel
1999
ENI
1953
Alitalia
1946
Banca d'Italia
1893

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pope Adrian I
Religion
? 25-Dec-795 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 772-95
Pope Adrian II
Religion
792 AD 14-Dec-872 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 867-72
Susan Mary Alsop
Socialite
19-Jun-1918 18-Aug-2004 Washington DC Socialite
Claudio Amendola
Actor
12-Feb-1963   La Scorta
Giulio Andreotti
Head of State
14-Jan-1919 6-May-2013 Six-time Prime Minister of Italy
Mark Antony
Military
c. 83 BC 30 BC Julius Caesar's protege
Asia Argento
Actor
20-Sep-1975   xXx
Dario Argento
Film Director
7-Sep-1940   Deep Red
St. Augustine of Canterbury
Religion
? 26-May-604 AD First Archbishop of Canterbury
Caesar Augustus
Royalty
23-Sep-63 BC 19-Aug-14 AD Roman Emperor, 23 BC to 14 AD
Marcus Aurelius
Royalty
26-Apr-121 AD 17-Mar-180 AD Roman Emperor, 161-180 AD
Boethius
Philosopher
c. 470 AD 524 AD Consolation of Philosophy
Cesare Borgia
Religion
Sep-1476 12-Mar-1507 Cardinal of Valencia
Raoul Bova
Actor
14-Aug-1971   Alien vs. Predator
Margherita Buy
Actor
15-Jan-1962   Not of This World
Julius Caesar
Head of State
13-Jul-100 BC 15-Mar-44 BC Roman Dictator 45 BC until 44 BC
Pietro Cavallini
Painter
c. 1250 1344 Early Italian Renaissance painter
Pope Celestine III
Religion
c. 1106 8-Jan-1198 Roman Catholic Pope, 1191-98
Beatrice Cenci
Criminal
6-Feb-1577 11-Sep-1599 Italian beauty, murdered her father
St. Clement I
Religion
fl. 1st c. AD fl. 1st c. AD Roman Catholic Pope, 88-97 AD
Pope Clement III
Religion
? 20-Mar-1191 Roman Catholic Pope, 1187-91
Pope Clement X
Religion
13-Jul-1590 22-Jul-1676 Roman Catholic Pope, 1670-76
Muzio Clementi
Composer
24-Jan-1752 10-Mar-1832 Gradus ad Parnassum
Michael Collins
Astronaut
31-Oct-1930   Apollo 11 command module pilot
Fulvio Conti
Business
28-Oct-1947   CEO of Enel
Joe D'Amato
Film Director
15-Dec-1936 23-Jan-1999 Ator the Invincible
Pope Damasus I
Religion
c. 304 AD 11-Dec-384 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 366-84 AD
Domenico De Sole
Business
1944   CEO of Gucci, 1994-2004
Giada De Laurentiis
Chef
22-Aug-1970   Everyday Italian
Stefano Dionisi
Actor
1-Oct-1966   Farinelli
Domitian
Royalty
24-Oct-51 AD 18-Sep-96 AD Roman Emperor, 81-96 AD
Mario Draghi
Business
3-Sep-1947   President, European Central Bank
Alessandro Farnese
Military
27-Aug-1545 3-Dec-1592 Duke of Parma
Enrico Fermi
Physicist
29-Sep-1901 29-Nov-1954 First controlled nuclear chain reaction
Lucio Fulci
Film Director
17-Jun-1927 13-Mar-1996 The Beyond
Alessandro Gassman
Actor
24-Feb-1965   Transporter 2
Artemisia Gentileschi
Painter
1593 1642 Italian Baroque painter
Pope Gregory I
Religion
c. 540 AD 12-Mar-604 AD Gregory the Great
Pope Gregory II
Religion
669 AD 11-Feb-731 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 715-731
Pope Gregory IV
Religion
? 25-Jan-844 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 827-44
Hippolytus
Religion
c. 170 AD 235 AD Writer of the early church
Pope Honorius III
Religion
? 18-Mar-1227 Roman Catholic Pope, 1216-27
Pope Honorius IV
Religion
c. 1210 3-Apr-1287 Roman Catholic Pope, 1285-87
Danny Huston
Actor
14-May-1962   Silver City
Pope Innocent II
Religion
? 22-Sep-1143 Roman Catholic Pope, 1130-43
Pope Innocent X
Religion
6-May-1574 7-Jan-1655 Roman Catholic Pope, 1644-55
Pope Innocent XIII
Religion
13-May-1655 7-Mar-1724 Roman Catholic Pope, 1721-24
Pope John II
Religion
? 8-May-535 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 533-35
Pope John III
Religion
? 13-Jul-574 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 561-74
Pope John IX
Religion
? Jan-900 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 898-900
Pope John VIII
Religion
? 16-Dec-882 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 872-882
Pope John XIII
Religion
? 6-Sep-972 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 965-72
King Juan Carlos
Head of State
5-Jan-1938   King of Spain
Pope Julius I
Religion
? 12-Apr-352 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 337-52
Pope Julius III
Religion
10-Sep-1487 23-Mar-1555 Roman Catholic Pope, 1550-55
Pope Leo I
Religion
c. 390 AD 10-Nov-461 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 440-61
Pope Leo III
Religion
c. 750 AD 12-Jun-816 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 795-816
Pope Leo IV
Religion
? 17-Jul-855 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 847-55
Pope Leo VIII
Religion
? 1-Mar-965 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 963-65
Sergio Leone
Film Director
3-Jan-1929 30-Apr-1989 Writer/director of spaghetti westerns
Daniele Liotti
Actor
1-Apr-1971   La herencia Valdemar
Pope Lucius I
Religion
? 5-Mar-254 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 253-54 AD
Lucretius
Poet
c. 99 BC c. 55 BC On the Nature of Things
Anna Magnani
Actor
7-Mar-1908 26-Sep-1973 The Rose Tattoo
Silvana Mangano
Actor
23-Apr-1930 16-Dec-1989 Bitter Rice and Anna
Pope Marcellus I
Religion
? 16-Jan-309 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 309
Pope Marinus II
Religion
? 946 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 942-46
Alessandra Martines
Actor
19-Sep-1963   Fantaghirò
Joel McHale
TV Personality
20-Nov-1971   The Soup
James Merendino
Film Director
1967   SLC Punk!
Metastasio
Poet
3-Jan-1698 12-Apr-1782 Italian librettist of the 18th century
Franco Modigliani
Economist
18-Jun-1918 25-Sep-2003 Life-cycle theory
Alberto Moravia
Novelist
28-Nov-1907 26-Sep-1990 Il Conformista
Ennio Morricone
Composer
10-Nov-1928   Scored The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Ornella Muti
Actor
9-Mar-1955   An Amazing Couple
Pope Nicholas III
Religion
c. 1225 22-Aug-1280 Roman Catholic Pope, 1277-80
Hugh O'Connor
Actor
7-Apr-1962 28-Mar-1995 Lt. Jamison on In the Heat of the Night
Luciana Paluzzi
Actor
10-Jun-1937   Thunderball
Adriano Panatta
Tennis
9-Jul-1950   Winner, 1976 French Open
Pandulph
Religion
? 16-Sep-1226 Papal legate to England
Pope Paschal I
Religion
? 11-Feb-824 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 817-24
Pope Paul I
Religion
? 28-Jun-767 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 757-67
Pope Paul V
Religion
17-Sep-1552 28-Jan-1621 Roman Catholic Pope, 1605-21
Pope Pelagius I
Religion
? 4-Mar-561 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 555-61
Pope Pelagius II
Religion
? 7-Feb-590 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 579-90
Jacopo Peri
Composer
20-Aug-1561 12-Aug-1633 Dafne, the first opera
Clara Petacci
Relative
28-Feb-1912 28-Apr-1945 Mussolini's mistress
Ezio Pinza
Singer
18-May-1892 9-May-1957 Operatic bass, NY Metropolitan Opera
Pope Pius XII
Religion
2-Mar-1876 9-Oct-1958 Signed treaty with Hitler
Francesco Quinn
Actor
22-Mar-1963 5-Aug-2011 Platoon
Leticia Roman
Actor
12-Aug-1941   The Evil Eye
Giulio Romano
Painter
1492 1-Nov-1546 Principal heir to Raphael
James C. Rosapepe
Diplomat
20-May-1951   US Ambassador to Romania, 1998-2001
Isabella Rossellini
Actor
18-Jun-1952   Blue Velvet, Big Night
Roberto Rossellini
Film Director
8-May-1906 3-Jun-1977 Stromboli
Antonio Sabato, Jr.
Actor
29-Feb-1972   Mindstorm
Maya Sansa
Actor
25-Sep-1975   Good Morning, Night
Pope Sergius II
Religion
? 27-Jan-847 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 844-47
Felix Silla
Actor
11-Jan-1937   Cousin Itt on The Addams Family
Pope Sixtus III
Religion
? 19-Aug-440 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 432-40
Alberto Sordi
Actor
15-Jun-1920 25-Feb-2003 I Vitelloni
Simonetta Stefanelli
Actor
30-Nov-1954   Apollonia in The Godfather
Pope Stephen II
Religion
? 26-Apr-757 AD Forged the Donation of Constantine
Pope Stephen IV
Religion
? 24-Jan-817 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 816-17 AD
Pope Stephen V
Religion
? 14-Sep-891 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 885-91 AD
Pope Stephen VI
Religion
? Aug-897 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 896-7
Suetonius
Historian
69 AD 122 AD De Vita Caesarum
Tarquinius Superbus
Royalty
fl. 6th c. BC fl. 6th c. BC Seventh King of Rome
Pope Sylvester I
Religion
? 335 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 314-35 AD
Tarquinius Priscus
Religion
fl. 6th c. BC fl. 6th c. BC Fifth king of Rome
Titus
Royalty
30-Dec-39 AD 13-Sep-81 AD Roman Emperor, 79-81 AD
Gabriella Tucci
Singer
4-Aug-1929   Operatic soprano
Pope Urban VII
Religion
4-Aug-1521 27-Sep-1590 Roman Catholic Pope, 1590
Lorenzo Valla
Scholar
1407 1-Aug-1457 Debunked the Donation of Constantine
Carlo Verdone
Actor
17-Nov-1950   Manuale d'amore
Monica Vitti
Actor
3-Nov-1931   L'Avventura
John William Waterhouse
Painter
6-Apr-1849 10-Feb-1917 British Pre-Raphaelite painter
Lina Wertmüller
Film Director
14-Aug-1928   The Seduction of Mimi

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pope Adrian I
Religion
? 25-Dec-795 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 772-95
Pope Adrian II
Religion
792 AD 14-Dec-872 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 867-72
Pope Adrian VI
Religion
2-Mar-1459 14-Sep-1523 Roman Catholic Pope, 1522-23
Pope Agatho
Religion
c. 577 AD 10-Jan-681 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 678-81
Leon Battista Alberti
Architect
14-Feb-1404 25-Apr-1472 Ten Books on Architecture
Pope Alexander II
Religion
? 21-Apr-1075 Roman Catholic Pope, 1061-73
Pope Alexander VI
Religion
1-Jan-1431 18-Aug-1503 Divided the New World for Portugal, Spain
Pope Alexander VII
Religion
13-Feb-1599 22-May-1667 Roman Catholic Pope, 1655-67
Pope Alexander VIII
Religion
22-Apr-1610 1-Feb-1691 Roman Catholic Pope, 1689-91
Alfonso XIII
Royalty
17-May-1886 28-Feb-1941 King of Spain, 1902-31
Giulio Andreotti
Head of State
14-Jan-1919 6-May-2013 Six-time Prime Minister of Italy
Fra Angelico
Painter
c. 1395 18-Feb-1455 Dominican friar and Florentine painter
Michelangelo Antonioni
Film Director
29-Sep-1912 30-Jul-2007 Professione: reporter
Asclepiades
Doctor
124 BC c. 40 BC Corpuscular theory of medicine
Mischa Auer
Actor
17-Nov-1905 5-Mar-1967 My Man Godfrey
Giacomo Balla
Painter
17-Jul-1871 1-Mar-1958 Italian futurist painter
Martin Balsam
Actor
4-Nov-1919 13-Feb-1996 A Thousand Clowns
Mario Bava
Film Director
31-Jul-1914 27-Apr-1980 Black Sunday
Robert Bellarmine
Religion
4-Oct-1542 17-Sep-1621 Italian Cardinal and theologian
Pietro Bembo
Scholar
20-May-1470 18-Jan-1547 Prose della volgar lingua
Pope Benedict XIII
Religion
2-Feb-1649 21-Feb-1730 Roman Catholic Pope, 1724-30
Pope Benedict XIV
Religion
31-Mar-1675 3-May-1758 Roman Catholic Pope, 1740-58
Pope Benedict XV
Religion
21-Nov-1854 22-Jan-1922 Sat out World War I
Cathy Berberian
Singer
4-Jul-1925 6-Mar-1983 Operatic mezzo-soprano
Luciano Berio
Composer
24-Oct-1925 27-May-2003 Italian Avant-garde composer
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Sculptor
7-Dec-1598 28-Nov-1680 Baroque sculptor and architect
Marina Berti
Actor
29-Sep-1924 29-Oct-2002 La califfa
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli
Doctor
28-Jan-1608 31-Dec-1679 De motu animalium
Francesco Borromini
Architect
25-Sep-1599 2-Aug-1667 Italian baroque architect
Daniel Bovet
Scientist
23-Mar-1907 8-Apr-1992 Anti-histamines, muscle relaxants, sulfanilamide
Martin Boyd
Novelist
10-Jun-1893 3-Jun-1972 The Montforts
Donato Bramante
Architect
1444 11-Mar-1514 Designed St. Peter's Basilica
Rossano Brazzi
Actor
18-Sep-1916 24-Dec-1994 South Pacific
Giordano Bruno
Scientist
1548 17-Feb-1600 Heretic cosmologist
Julius Caesar
Head of State
13-Jul-100 BC 15-Mar-44 BC Roman Dictator 45 BC until 44 BC
Caligula
Royalty
31-Aug-12 AD 24-Jan-41 AD Roman Emperor, 37-41 AD
Pope Callistus III
Religion
31-Dec-1378 6-Aug-1458 Posthumously vindicated Joan of Arc
Gaspare Campari
Business
1828 1882 Founder of Gruppo Campari
Stanislao Cannizzaro
Chemist
13-Jul-1826 10-May-1910 Atomic vs Molecular weights
Girolamo Cardano
Doctor
24-Sep-1501 21-Sep-1576 De Subtilitate
Alfredo Casella
Composer
25-Jul-1883 5-Mar-1947 Rejuvinated Vivaldi
St. Catherine of Siena
Religion
25-Mar-1347 29-Apr-1380 Patron saint of Italy
Catullus
Poet
c. 84 BC c. 54 BC Ancient Roman poet
Felice Cavallotti
Politician
6-Oct-1842 6-Mar-1898 Italian radical politician
Pope Celestine I
Religion
? 27-Jul-432 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 422-432 AD
Pope Celestine II
Religion
? 8-Mar-1144 Roman Catholic Pope, 1143-44
Pope Celestine III
Religion
c. 1106 8-Jan-1198 Roman Catholic Pope, 1191-98
Pope Celestine IV
Religion
? 10-Nov-1241 Roman Catholic Pope, 1241
Adolfo Celi
Actor
27-Jul-1922 19-Feb-1986 And Then There Were None
Beatrice Cenci
Criminal
6-Feb-1577 11-Sep-1599 Italian beauty, murdered her father
Charles IV
Royalty
11-Nov-1748 20-Jan-1819 King of Spain, 1788-1808
Giorgio de Chirico
Painter
10-Jul-1888 20-Nov-1978 Metaphysical surrealist painter
Christina of Sweden
Royalty
8-Dec-1626 16-Apr-1689 Crossdressing Queen of Sweden 1632-54
Eduardo Ciannelli
Actor
30-Aug-1889 8-Oct-1969 Strange Cargo
Claudius
Royalty
1-Aug-10 BC 13-Oct-54 AD Roman Emperor, 41-54 AD
St. Clement I
Religion
fl. 1st c. AD fl. 1st c. AD Roman Catholic Pope, 88-97 AD
Pope Clement III
Religion
? 20-Mar-1191 Roman Catholic Pope, 1187-91
Pope Clement IX
Religion
28-Jan-1600 9-Dec-1669 Roman Catholic Pope, 1667-69
Pope Clement VII
Religion
26-May-1478 25-Sep-1534 Roman Catholic Pope, 1523-34
Pope Clement VIII
Religion
24-Feb-1536 5-Mar-1605 Roman Catholic Pope, 1592-1605
Pope Clement X
Religion
13-Jul-1590 22-Jul-1676 Roman Catholic Pope, 1670-76
Pope Clement XI
Religion
22-Jul-1649 19-Mar-1721 Roman Catholic Pope, 1700-21
Pope Clement XII
Religion
7-Apr-1652 6-Feb-1740 Roman Catholic Pope, 1730-40
Pope Clement XIII
Religion
7-Mar-1693 2-Feb-1769 Roman Catholic Pope, 1758-69
Pope Clement XIV
Religion
31-Oct-1705 22-Sep-1774 Roman Catholic Pope, 1769-74
Commodus
Royalty
31-Aug-161 AD 31-Dec-192 AD Roman Emperor, 177-192 AD
Arcangelo Corelli
Violinist
17-Feb-1653 8-Jan-1713 Concerti Grossi
Francesco Cossiga
Head of State
26-Jul-1928 17-Aug-2010 President of Italy, 1985-92
Joe D'Amato
Film Director
15-Dec-1936 23-Jan-1999 Ator the Invincible
Pope Damasus I
Religion
c. 304 AD 11-Dec-384 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 366-84 AD
Richard Henry Dana
Author
1-Aug-1815 6-Jan-1882 Two Years Before the Mast
Grazia Deledda
Author
27-Sep-1871 15-Aug-1936 Novels of Sardinia
Didius Julianus
Royalty
c. 135 AD 1-Jun-193 AD Roman Emperor, 193 AD
Dionysius Exiguus
Religion
c. 470 AD c. 540 AD 6th century chronologer
Dionysius Halicarnassus
Historian
fl. 20 BC fl. 20 BC Roman Antiquities
Domitian
Royalty
24-Oct-51 AD 18-Sep-96 AD Roman Emperor, 81-96 AD
Giulio Douhet
Military
30-May-1869 15-Feb-1930 Father of strategic air power
Elagabalus
Royalty
204 AD 222 AD Roman Emperor, 218-222 AD
Victor Emmanuel II
Royalty
14-Mar-1820 9-Jan-1878 King of Italy, Sardinia
Gentile da Fabriano
Painter
c. 1370 1427 Italian Gothic painter
Federico Fellini
Film Director
20-Jan-1920 30-Oct-1993 La Dolce Vita
Bruno de Finetti
Mathematician
13-Jun-1906 20-Jul-1985 Subjective probability
Riccardo Freda
Film Director
24-Feb-1909 20-Dec-1999 I Vampiri
Girolamo Frescobaldi
Composer
1583 1-Mar-1643 Italian organist and composer
Lucio Fulci
Film Director
17-Jun-1927 13-Mar-1996 The Beyond
Galba
Royalty
24-Dec-3 BC 15-Jan-69 AD Roman Emperor, 68-69 AD
Cornelius Gallus
Poet
c. 70 BC c. 26 BC Roman poet and orator
Vittorio Gassman
Actor
1-Sep-1922 29-Jun-2000 The Great War
John Gibson
Sculptor
19-Jun-1790 27-Jan-1866 English neoclassical sculptor
Natalia Ginzburg
Novelist
14-Jul-1916 7-Oct-1991 La strada che va in città
Massimo Girotti
Actor
18-May-1918 5-Jan-2003 Facing Windows
Antonio Gramsci
Activist
23-Jan-1891 27-Apr-1937 Founder of the Italian Communist Party
Pope Gregory I
Religion
c. 540 AD 12-Mar-604 AD Gregory the Great
Pope Gregory II
Religion
669 AD 11-Feb-731 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 715-731
Pope Gregory III
Religion
? 29-Nov-741 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 731-41
Pope Gregory IV
Religion
? 25-Jan-844 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 827-44
Pope Gregory IX
Religion
c. 1170 22-Aug-1241 Roman Catholic Pope, 1227-41
Pope Gregory V
Religion
972 AD 18-Feb-999 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 996-99
Pope Gregory XI
Religion
1329 26-Mar-1378 Roman Catholic Pope, 1370-78
Pope Gregory XIII
Religion
7-Jan-1502 10-Apr-1585 Roman Catholic Pope, 1572-85
Pope Gregory XIV
Religion
11-Feb-1535 15-Oct-1591 Roman Catholic Pope, 1590-91
Pope Gregory XV
Religion
9-Jan-1554 8-Jul-1623 Roman Catholic Pope, 1621-23
Pope Gregory XVI
Religion
18-Sep-1765 1-Jun-1846 Papal spendthrift, hated railroads
Johannes Carsten Hauch
Poet
12-May-1790 4-Mar-1872 Valdemar Seir
Herodian
Historian
c. 170 AD c. 240 AD History from Aurelius to Gordian III
Luc Holste
Scholar
27-Sep-1596 2-Feb-1661 German humanist and librarian
Pope Honorius I
Religion
? 12-Oct-638 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 625-638 AD
Pope Honorius II
Religion
? 13-Feb-1130 Roman Catholic Pope, 1124-30
Pope Honorius III
Religion
? 18-Mar-1227 Roman Catholic Pope, 1216-27
Pope Honorius IV
Religion
c. 1210 3-Apr-1287 Roman Catholic Pope, 1285-87
Horace
Poet
65 BC 27-Nov-8 BC Satirae
Quintus Hortensius
Attorney
114 BC 50 BC Roman orator and advocate
William Howitt
Author
18-Dec-1792 3-Mar-1879 The Book of the Seasons
Ignatius of Antioch
Religion
c. 35 AD c. 110 AD Early Church Father
Pope Innocent I
Religion
? 12-Mar-417 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 402-17
Pope Innocent II
Religion
? 22-Sep-1143 Roman Catholic Pope, 1130-43
Pope Innocent IX
Religion
20-Jul-1519 30-Dec-1591 Roman Catholic Pope, 1591
Pope Innocent V
Religion
c. 1225 22-Jun-1276 Roman Catholic Pope, 1276
Pope Innocent VII
Religion
1336 6-Nov-1406 Roman Catholic Pope, 1404-06
Pope Innocent VIII
Religion
1432 25-Jul-1492 Roman Catholic Pope, 1484-92
Pope Innocent X
Religion
6-May-1574 7-Jan-1655 Roman Catholic Pope, 1644-55
Pope Innocent XI
Religion
16-May-1611 12-Aug-1689 Roman Catholic Pope, 1676-89
Pope Innocent XII
Religion
13-Mar-1615 27-Sep-1700 Roman Catholic Pope, 1691-1700
Pope Innocent XIII
Religion
13-May-1655 7-Mar-1724 Roman Catholic Pope, 1721-24
Pope John II
Religion
? 8-May-535 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 533-35
Pope John III
Religion
? 13-Jul-574 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 561-74
Pope John IV
Religion
? 12-Oct-642 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 640-42
Pope John IX
Religion
? Jan-900 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 898-900
Pope John Paul I
Religion
17-Oct-1912 28-Sep-1978 Pope for 33 days, in summer 1978
Pope John V
Religion
? 2-Aug-686 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 685-86
Pope John VI
Religion
? 11-Jan-705 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 701-05
Pope John VII
Religion
? 18-Oct-707 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 705-07
Pope John VIII
Religion
? 16-Dec-882 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 872-882
Pope John X
Religion
? 928 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 914-28
Pope John XI
Religion
c. 910 AD 936 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 931-936
Pope John XII
Religion
c. 937 AD 14-May-964 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 955-964
Pope John XIII
Religion
? 6-Sep-972 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 965-72
Pope John XIX
Religion
? 1032 Roman Catholic Pope, 1024-32
Pope John XV
Religion
? 996 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 985-96
Pope John XXIII
Religion
25-Nov-1881 3-Jun-1963 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1958-63
Josephus
Historian
37 AD 100 AD The Jewish War
Pope Julius I
Religion
? 12-Apr-352 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 337-52
Pope Julius II
Religion
5-Dec-1443 21-Feb-1513 Roman Catholic Pope, 1503-13
Pope Julius III
Religion
10-Sep-1487 23-Mar-1555 Roman Catholic Pope, 1550-55
Justin Martyr
Religion
c. 100 AD c. 165 AD Apology
John Keats
Poet
31-Oct-1795 23-Feb-1821 English romantic poet
Athanasius Kircher
Scientist
2-May-1601 28-Nov-1680 Master of a Hundred Arts
Sylva Koscina
Actor
22-Aug-1933 26-Dec-1994 Bride of Hercules
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Author
23-Dec-1896 23-Jul-1957 Il gattopardo
Mario Lanza
Singer
31-Jan-1921 7-Oct-1959 Voice of the Century
Alberto Lattuada
Film Director
13-Nov-1913 3-Jul-2005 Stay As You Are
Pope Leo I
Religion
c. 390 AD 10-Nov-461 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 440-61
Pope Leo II
Religion
? 3-Jul-683 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 682-83
Pope Leo III
Religion
c. 750 AD 12-Jun-816 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 795-816
Pope Leo IV
Religion
? 17-Jul-855 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 847-55
Pope Leo IX
Religion
21-Jun-1002 19-Apr-1054 Roman Catholic Pope, 1049-54
Pope Leo VIII
Religion
? 1-Mar-965 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 963-65
Pope Leo X
Religion
11-Dec-1475 1-Dec-1521 Excommunicated Martin Luther
Pope Leo XI
Religion
2-Jun-1535 27-Apr-1605 Roman Catholic Pope, 1605
Pope Leo XII
Religion
22-Aug-1760 10-Feb-1829 Persecuted Jewry, Freemasonry
Pope Leo XIII
Religion
2-Mar-1810 20-Jul-1903 Condemned Freemasonry
Sergio Leone
Film Director
3-Jan-1929 30-Apr-1989 Writer/director of spaghetti westerns
Tullio Levi-Civita
Mathematician
29-Mar-1873 29-Dec-1941 Explored tensor calculus and PDE's
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Scientist
22-Apr-1909 30-Dec-2012 Nerve and skin cell growth factors
Sinclair Lewis
Novelist
7-Feb-1885 10-Jan-1951 Arrowsmith and Elmer Gantry
Livia Drusilla
Royalty
30-Jan-58 BC 29 AD Roman Empress and intriguer
St. Ignatius of Loyola
Religion
1491 31-Jul-1556 Founder of the Jesuit order
Lucan
Poet
39 AD 65 AD Pharsalia
Pope Lucius I
Religion
? 5-Mar-254 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 253-54 AD
Pope Lucius II
Religion
? 15-Feb-1145 Roman Catholic Pope, 1144-45
Lucretius
Poet
c. 99 BC c. 55 BC On the Nature of Things
Anna Magnani
Actor
7-Mar-1908 26-Sep-1973 The Rose Tattoo
Olaus Magnus
Historian
1490 1558 Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus
Marcello Malpighi
Doctor
10-Mar-1628 30-Nov-1694 Early microscopic anatomist
Nino Manfredi
Actor
22-Mar-1921 28-May-2004 Bread and Chocolate
Ammianus Marcellinus
Historian
c. 325 AD 395 AD Last important Roman historian
Pope Marcellus I
Religion
? 16-Jan-309 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 309
Pope Marcellus II
Religion
6-May-1501 30-Apr-1555 Roman Catholic Pope, 1555
Guglielmo Marconi
Scientist
25-Apr-1874 20-Jul-1937 Inventor of radio
Pope Marinus I
Religion
? 15-May-884 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 882-84
Pope Marinus II
Religion
? 946 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 942-46
Gaius Marius
Military
155 BC 13-Jan-86 BC Roman General and consul
Masaccio
Painter
21-Dec-1401 1428 Frescoes of the Brancacci Chapel
Pietro Mascagni
Composer
7-Dec-1863 2-Aug-1945 Cavalleria Rusticana
Giulietta Masina
Actor
22-Feb-1921 23-Mar-1994 La Strada
Maxentius
Royalty
c. 283 AD 312 AD Roman Emperor, 306-12
Michelangelo
Sculptor
6-Mar-1475 18-Feb-1564 Renaissance sculptor and painter
Isa Miranda
Actor
5-Jul-1905 8-Jul-1982 Summertime
Mario Monicelli
Film Director
15-May-1915 29-Nov-2010 Big Deal on Madonna Street
Edward Cardinal Mooney
Religion
9-May-1882 25-Oct-1958 Archbishop of Detroit, 1937-58
Alberto Moravia
Novelist
28-Nov-1907 26-Sep-1990 Il Conformista
J. Pierpont Morgan
Business
17-Apr-1837 31-Mar-1913 Railroad financier, J. P. Morgan & Co.
Aldo Moro
Head of State
23-Sep-1916 9-May-1978 Kidnapped and murdered PM of Italy
Girolamo Muziano
Painter
1528 1592 Italian Renaissance painter
Philip Neri
Religion
21-Jul-1515 26-May-1595 Congregation of the Oratory
Nero
Royalty
15-Dec-37 AD 9-Jun-68 AD Roman Emperor, 54-68 AD
Nerva
Royalty
8-Nov-30 AD 27-Jan-98 AD Roman Emperor, 96-98 AD
Pier Luigi Nervi
Architect
21-Jun-1891 9-Jan-1979 Experimented with reinforced concrete
Pope Nicholas I
Religion
c. 820 AD 13-Nov-867 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 858-67
Pope Nicholas II
Religion
? 27-Aug-1061 Roman Catholic Pope, 1058-61
Otto II
Royalty
955 AD 7-Dec-983 AD Holy Roman Emperor, 967-83
Johann Friedrich Overbeck
Painter
3-Jul-1789 12-Nov-1869 German religious painter
Vladimir de Pachmann
Pianist
27-Jul-1848 6-Jan-1933 Histrionic Russian pianist, known for Chopin
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa
Economist
23-Jul-1940 18-Dec-2010 Italian Finance Minister, 2006-08
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Composer
c. 1525 2-Feb-1594 Italian Renaissance composer
Pandulph
Religion
? 16-Sep-1226 Papal legate to England
Pope Paschal I
Religion
? 11-Feb-824 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 817-24
Pope Paschal II
Religion
? 21-Jan-1118 Roman Catholic Pope, 1099-1118
Pope Paul I
Religion
? 28-Jun-767 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 757-67
Pope Paul II
Religion
23-Feb-1417 26-Jul-1471 Roman Catholic Pope, 1464-71
Pope Paul III
Religion
29-Feb-1468 10-Nov-1549 Roman Catholic Pope, 1534-49
Pope Paul IV
Religion
28-Jun-1476 18-Aug-1559 Roman Catholic Pope, 1555-59
Pope Paul V
Religion
17-Sep-1552 28-Jan-1621 Roman Catholic Pope, 1605-21
St. Paul
Religion
c. 10 AD 29-Jun-65 AD First Christian evangelist
Pope Pelagius I
Religion
? 4-Mar-561 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 555-61
Pope Pelagius II
Religion
? 7-Feb-590 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 579-90
Pertinax
Royalty
1-Aug-126 AD 28-Mar-193 AD Roman Emperor, 193 AD
Baldassarre Peruzzi
Architect
7-Mar-1481 6-Jan-1536 Sienese architect, quadratura painter
St. Peter
Religion
? 67 AD First Bishop of Rome
Luigi Pirandello
Playwright
28-Jun-1867 10-Dec-1936 Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore
Giambattista Piranesi
Engraver
4-Oct-1720 9-Nov-1778 Italian graphic artist
Pope Pius IV
Religion
31-Mar-1499 9-Dec-1565 Roman Catholic Pope 1560-65
Pope Pius V
Religion
17-Jan-1504 1-May-1572 Roman Catholic Pope, 1566-72
Pope Pius VII
Religion
14-Aug-1740 20-Aug-1823 Roman Catholic Pope 1800-23
Pope Pius VIII
Religion
20-Nov-1761 30-Nov-1830 Pope for 20 months, maybe poisoned
Pope Pius X
Religion
2-Jun-1835 20-Aug-1914 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1903-14
Pope Pius XI
Religion
31-May-1857 10-Feb-1939 Signed Lateran Treaties with Mussolini
Pope Pius III
Religion
9-May-1439 18-Oct-1503 Roman Catholic Pope, 1503
Plautus
Playwright
c. 254 BC 184 BC Earliest extant Roman playwright
Porphyry
Philosopher
c. 232 AD c. 305 AD Introductio in Praedicamenta
Nicolas Poussin
Painter
1594 19-Nov-1665 17th c. French classicist painter
Edmund Purdom
Actor
19-Dec-1924 1-Jan-2009 The King's Thief
Quintilian
Critic
35 AD 96 AD Institutio Oratoria
Raphael
Painter
6-Apr-1483 6-Apr-1520 Italian High Renaissance painter
Ottorino Respighi
Composer
9-Jul-1879 18-Apr-1936 Belfagor
Dino Risi
Film Director
23-Dec-1916 7-Jun-2008 The Easy Life
Roberto Rossellini
Film Director
8-May-1906 3-Jun-1977 Stromboli
Nino Rota
Composer
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Sallust
Historian
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George Santayana
Philosopher
16-Dec-1863 26-Sep-1952 The Realms of Being
Seneca
Author
c. 4 BC 65 AD Epistulae Morales
Pope Sergius I
Religion
? 8-Sep-701 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 687-701
Pope Sergius II
Religion
? 27-Jan-847 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 844-47
Pope Sergius III
Religion
? 14-Apr-911 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 904-911
Pope Sixtus III
Religion
? 19-Aug-440 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 432-40
Pope Sixtus IV
Religion
21-Jul-1414 12-Aug-1484 Roman Catholic Pope, 1471-84
Pope Sixtus V
Religion
13-Dec-1521 27-Aug-1590 Roman Catholic Pope, 1585-90
Alberto Sordi
Actor
15-Jun-1920 25-Feb-2003 I Vitelloni
Pope Stephen II
Religion
? 26-Apr-757 AD Forged the Donation of Constantine
Pope Stephen III
Religion
c. 720 AD 24-Jan-772 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 768-72 AD
Pope Stephen IV
Religion
? 24-Jan-817 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 816-17 AD
Pope Stephen V
Religion
? 14-Sep-891 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 885-91 AD
Pope Stephen VI
Religion
? Aug-897 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 896-7
Aelius Stilo
Scholar
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Samuel Cardinal Stritch
Religion
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Suetonius
Historian
69 AD 122 AD De Vita Caesarum
Tarquinius Superbus
Royalty
fl. 6th c. BC fl. 6th c. BC Seventh King of Rome
Pope Sylvester I
Religion
? 335 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 314-35 AD
Pope Symmachus
Religion
? 19-Jul-515 AD Roman Catholic Pope, 498-514
John Addington Symonds
Critic
5-Oct-1840 19-Apr-1893 Renaissance in Italy
Tarquinius Priscus
Religion
fl. 6th c. BC fl. 6th c. BC Fifth king of Rome
Torquato Tasso
Poet
11-Mar-1544 25-Apr-1595 Gerusalemme Liberata
Titus
Royalty
30-Dec-39 AD 13-Sep-81 AD Roman Emperor, 79-81 AD
Ugo Tognazzi
Actor
23-Mar-1922 27-Oct-1990 La cage aux folles
Totò
Actor
15-Feb-1898 15-Apr-1967 The Hawks and the Sparrows
Giangiorgio Trissino
Scholar
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Massimo Troisi
Actor
19-Feb-1953 4-Jun-1994 Il Postino
Piero Umiliani
Composer
17-Jul-1926 14-Feb-2001 Mah Na Mah Na
Pope Urban II
Religion
c. 1035 29-Jul-1099 Roman Catholic Pope, 1088-99
Pope Urban VI
Religion
1318 15-Oct-1389 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1378-89
Pope Urban VII
Religion
4-Aug-1521 27-Sep-1590 Roman Catholic Pope, 1590
Pope Urban VIII
Religion
5-Apr-1568 29-Jul-1644 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1623-44
Perino del Vaga
Painter
28-Jun-1500 19-Oct-1547 Painter of the Roman School
Lorenzo Valla
Scholar
1407 1-Aug-1457 Debunked the Donation of Constantine
Alida Valli
Actor
31-May-1921 22-Apr-2006 The Third Man
Romolo Valli
Actor
7-Feb-1925 1-Feb-1980 Il Gattopardo
Raf Vallone
Actor
17-Feb-1916 31-Oct-2002 The Greek Tycoon
Vespasian
Royalty
15-Dec-37 AD 24-Jun-79 AD Roman Emperor, 69-79 AD
Pope Victor I
Religion
? c. 198 AD First Roman Catholic Pope from Africa
Luchino Visconti
Film Director
2-Nov-1906 17-Mar-1976 La Terra Trema
Vitellius
Royalty
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Bernhard von Bulow
Head of State
3-May-1849 28-Oct-1929 German Chancellor, 1900-09
William of Auxerre
Religion
c. 1150 3-Nov-1231 Summa Aurea
Bernard Williams
Philosopher
21-Sep-1929 10-Jun-2003 Leading moral philosopher



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