Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani (Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani) - the world famous fashion designer from Italy, founder of the fashion house "Valentino". The first Italian to conquer Paris, winner of many prizes and awards for outstanding achievements in the field of fashion. Member of the organization of the Paris Fashion Syndicate (Chambre Syndicate des cou-turies).
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Francesco Borromini is an expressive and irrational baroque architect from Italy. The largest master of spatial building solutions, the author of several buildings and many interior decorations. Biography Francesco was born on September 25, 1599 in Ticino, an Italian-speaking canton in southern Switzerland.
Dante Alighieri (Dante Alighieri) was one of the most prominent poets and thinkers of the Middle Ages, who determined the vector of development of pan-European culture. His work played an important role in the formation of the Italian literary language. Surprisingly, the poetry and philosophical picture of the world of this extraordinary, deeply thinking and highly sensitive person has remained relevant and interesting for over seven centuries.
The name of the outstanding Italian scientist Galileo Galilei (Galileo Galilei) is well known even to people who are far from physics, mathematics and astronomy. His fundamental works and inventions had a significant impact on the development of scientific thought of the XVI - XVII centuries and subsequent eras. Biography Galileo Galilei was a convinced rationalist who believed that all phenomena and laws of nature have their own explanations and are subject to the human mind.
Pope Francis (Francesco), who in the world bore the name of Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Jorge Mario Bergoglio), was born December 17, 1936 in Buenos Aires. Comes from a family of Italian immigrants, his father worked on the railway. The first head of the Catholic world from the New World, as well as the first Jesuit Pope.
Luciano Pavarotti (Luciano Pavarotti) - a world famous celebrity, opera singer of Italy with exceptional hearing and a wide range of voice. A participant in the Three Tenors project, performed on stage for more than 40 years, gave master classes at several conservatories around the world. Biography Luciano Pavarotti was born on October 12, 1935 in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna (Emilia-Romagna), in Modena (Modena).
Andrea del Verrocchio is an iconic personality, an outstanding Italian sculptor and Renaissance painter, who, thanks to his talent and inexhaustible industriousness, managed to leave a deep mark on world culture. His magnificent works were recognized by both contemporaries and descendants.
Carlo Ponti is a movie producer from Italy, husband of Sophia Loren. Three times awarded the David di Donatello Prize in the Best Producer nomination. Biography Ponti Carlo was born on December 11, 1912 in the Italian province of Milan (Provincia di Milano) in the city of Magenta.
The name of the Italian sculptor Donatello (Donatello) is inextricably linked with the early Renaissance. His work had a significant impact on the cultural heritage of the whole world. The master’s works, so unlike each other, are distinguished by their deep meaning, energy and perfection of forms, they delight, fascinate, and remain for many centuries the standard of high art.
Giorgio Vasari is a renowned artist, architect, and Renaissance writer. This amazing person, gifted with various talents and great industriousness, managed to make a significant contribution to Italian and world art. Thanks to his literary works, descendants became aware of interesting biographical facts that describe the life and career of many eminent contemporaries of the master.
Biography Leonardo da Vinci, the great Italian artist and inventor of the Renaissance, was born April 15, 1452 in the small village of Anchiano (Anchiano LU), located near the town of Vinci (Vinci FI). He was the illegitimate son of wealthy notary Piero da Vinci and the beautiful village of Katarina.
The creative career of the world famous Italian Adriano Celentano is rich and diverse. In a talented idol of women, a charismatic appearance is combined with an expressive character. The singer’s low, hoarse voice is complemented by the actor’s ability to give a unique characterization of any role played.
Raffaello Santi (Raffaello Santi) - Italian artist, master of graphics and architectural solutions, a representative of the Umbrian painting school of the Renaissance. Biography Rafael Santi was born at three in the morning in the family of the artist and decorator on April 6, 1483 in the Italian city of Urbino. It is the cultural and historical center of the Marche region in eastern Italy.
The architect, sculptor, inventor and scientist Filippo Brunelleschi was a true innovator and genius of his time. He made an invaluable contribution to the cultural heritage of not only Italy, but the whole world. The unique look of Florence was created largely thanks to the architectural masterpieces of Brunelleschi.
Lorenzo di Piero de Medici (Lorenzo di Piero de Medici) - entered the history of Italy under the name Magnificent (il Magnifico), which largely explains the important role that this outstanding statesman played in the economic, political and cultural life of the country. A talented manager, a skilled diplomat, a generous philanthropist, the patron of the representatives of art and science of the Renaissance, are all different aspects of the Florentine uncrowned ruler, who managed to turn the republic into a prosperous region and the center of European civilization during his tenure.
Paolo Sorrentino is a movie director and screenwriter from cloudless Italy. On his account about twenty films. According to critics, the characters of the characters in the Sorrentino films differ in emotional depth, and the director himself is credited with the title of follower of the famous Federico Fellini.
Cosimo Medici Old (Cosimo di Giovanni de 'Medici, Cosimo il Vecchio) is one of the most prominent people of his era, who had an extraordinary character, and lived a bright, interesting and long life. His name is inextricably linked with the history of medieval Italy and all of Europe. He was the ancestor of the famous Medici dynasty, which is why he received the nickname Old (or Senior), a richest man, merchant, banker, financier, statesman, who was able to use his fortune wisely, to become a very influential figure who played a significant role in the economy, politics and cultural life of the Florentine Republic .
Michelangelo di Lodovico di Leonardo di Buonarroti Simoni (Michelangelo di Lodovico di Leonardo di Buonarroti Simoni) - the most famous painter from Italy, a genius of architectural and sculptural works, thinker of the High Renaissance and early Baroque period. 9 of the 13 popes who visited the throne during the time of Michelangelo invited craftsmen to perform work in the temples of Rome and the Vatican.
Salvatore Ferragamo (Salvatore Ferragamo) - a famous Italian fashion designer shoes, created handicrafts for many Hollywood stars: Lillian Gish (Lillian Gish), Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn Monroe), Rudolph Valentino (Rudolph Valentino), John Drew Barrymore (John Drew Barrymore (John Drew Barrymore ) and others. Invented square and wedge-shaped heels, the founder of the brand of the same name.
Eros Luciano Walter Ramazzotti (Eros Luciano Walter Ramazzotti) - Italian musician, lyricist, composer, producer. He sings songs in several languages. Almost all of his compositions are translated into Spanish. He has been on the scene for more than 30 years and during this time he has realized about one hundred million of his recordings. Official Instagram: @ramazzotti_eros - more than 1.3 million subscribers.
Roberto Cavalli is a fashionable Italian designer, artist, restaurateur, owner of his own brand. Biography Roberto Cavalli was born November 15, 1940 in sunny Florence (Firenze) in a family of Italian aristocrats. Family The father of the boy Giorgio (Giorgio) Cavalli worked as a mining engineer, and his mother Marcella (Marcella) Cavalli was engaged in sewing clothes.