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Umberto Eco

Umberto EcoBorn: 5-Jan-1932
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Died: 19-Feb-2016
Location of death: Milan, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar, Philosopher, Novelist

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Foucault's Pendulum, The Name of the Rose

Father: Giulio Eco (accountant)
Mother: Giovanna Bisio
Wife: Renate Ramge (m. 1962, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Carlotta
Son: Stefano

    University: University of Turin
    Professor: Semiotics, University of Bologna

    La Repubblica Columnist 1962-
    Accademia dei Lincei
    American Academy of Arts and Letters honorary member 1998
    International Academy of Humanism Laureate
    Prix Médicis étranger 1982 for The Name of the Rose
    French Legion of Honor 1993
    Converted to Atheism from Catholicism
    Italian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    La Maison de la radio (8-Feb-2013) · Himself

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