Acaste Bresciani Acaste Bresciani (June 22, 1882 - March 2, 1969) was an Italian religious figure and author.
Achille Bocchi Achille Bocchi (Achilles Bocchius) (1488 – 6 November 1562), of Bologna, was an Italian humanist writer, administrator and teacher of law at the University of Bologna.
Achille Marozzo Achille Marozzo (1484–1553) was an Italian fencing master teaching in the Dardi or Bolognese tradition.
Adriana Cavarero Adriana Cavarero is an Italian philosopher and feminist thinker.
Adriano Sofri Adriano Sofri (Trieste, 1 August 1942) is an Italian intellectual, a journalist and a writer.
Alain Elkann Alain Elkann (born March 23, 1950) is an Italian novelist, intellectual, and journalist.
Alberto Arbasino Alberto Arbasino (born on 22 January 1930) is an Italian writer and essayist.
Alberto Capitta Alberto Capitta (born 1954 in Sassari) is an Italian writer.
Alberto de Angelis Alberto de Angelis (born 1885) was an Italian writer mostly remembered for writing a biography of Domenico Mustafà, entitled Domenico Mustafa – La Cappella Sistina e la Società Musicale Romana.
Alberto Fortis Abbe Alberto Fortis (born Giovanni Battista Fortis 1741–1803), was a Venetian writer, naturalist and cartographer.
Alberto Meschi Alberto Meschi (27 May 187911 December 1958) was an Italian anarchist, trade union organizer, writer, and anti-fascist fighter.
Alberto Ongaro Alberto Ongaro is an Italian journalist, writer and comics writer.
Alberto Savinio Alberto Savinio, real name Andrea Francesco Alberto de Chirico (25 August 1891 - 5 May 1952) was an Italian writer, painter, musician, journalist, essayist, playwright, set designer and co...
Alda Merini Alda Merini (March 21, 1931 – November 1, 2009) was a renowned Italian writer and poet.
Aldo Busi Aldo Busi is an Italian writer and translator mostly active in the last twenty years.
Aldo Capitini Aldo Capitini (Perugia, 23 December 1899 – Perugia, 19 October 1968) was an Italian philosopher, poet, political activist, anti-Fascist and educator.
Aldo Zargani Aldo Zargani (born in Turin, 7 August 1933) is an Italian Jewish writer and public intellectual who lives in Rome.
Alessandro Ghigi Alessandro Chigi (9 February 1875 - 20 November 1970) was an Italian zoologist, naturalist and environmentalist.
Alessandro Manzoni Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (7 March 1785 – 22 May 1873) was an Italian poet and novelist.
Alessandro Maragliano Alessandro Maragliano (Voghera, 1850 – Naples, 1943) was a writer, linguist and poet.
Alessandro Perissinotto Alessandro Perissinotto (born 1964 in Turin) is an Italian writer, translator and university professor.
Alessandro Piccolomini Alessandro Piccolomini (June 13, 1508 – March 12, 1579) was an Italian humanist and philosopher from Siena, who promoted the popularization in the vernacular of Latin and Greek scientific and ph...
Alessandro Piperno Alessandro Piperno (born Rome, March 25, 1972) is an Italian writer and literary critic of Jewish descent, having a Jewish father and a Catholic mother.
Alessandro Poerio Alessandro Poerio (1802 - November 3, 1848), Italian poet and patriot.
Alessandro Profumo Alessandro Profumo is an Italian manager who had significant influence in the consolidation of the Italian banking sector.
Alexandre del Valle Alexandre del Valle is a French writer, journalist, and political commentator. He is known primarily for his criticism of radical Islam and as a proponent of the Red-green-brown alliance theory.
Alfonso Gatto Alfonso Gatto (17 July 1909 – 6 March 1976) was an Italian author.
Alfredo Oriani Alfredo Oriani (22 August 1852 in Faenza – 18 October 1909 in Casola Valsenio) was an Italian author, writer and social critic.
Alfredo Ormando Alfredo Ormando (15 December 1958 in San Cataldo – 23 January 1998 in Rome) was a gay Italian writer.
Alfredo Panzini Alfredo Panzini (31 December 1863-10 April 1939) was an Italian novelist and lexicographer.
Alice Ricciardi-von Platen Alice Ricciardi von Platen, born Alice von Platen-Hallermund (April 28, 1910 – 23 February 2008), was an Italian physician and psychoanalyst of German descent.
Alvise Cornaro Alvise Cornaro (1484 – May 8, 1566) was an Italian patron of arts, also remembered for his four books of Discorsi (published 1583–95) about the secrets to living long and well with measure and sobriety.
Amos Luzzatto Amos Luzzatto (born Rome, June 3, 1928) is an Italian writer and essayist of Jewish descent, born in a family of ancient tradition (his mother’s father, Dante Lattes, was one of the most important representatives of Jewish Italian culture in the 20th century; his father’s...
Andrea Bajani Andrea Bajani (born August 16, 1975 in Rome) is an Italian writer and journalist.
Andrea Bonomì Andrea Bonomi (Rome, 1940-) is an Italian philosopher and logician.
Andrea Claudio Galluzzo Andrea Claudio Galluzzo (born December 7, 1969 in Florence) is an Italian entrepreneur, writer, historian and archaeologist.
Antonio Porta (author) Antonio Porta (this the pseudonym he took when the true Antonio Porta was known already as an Italian writer; born as Leo Paolazzi) was an author and poet and one of the founders of the Italian ...
Antonio Salandra Antonio Salandra was a conservative Italian politician who served as the 33rd Prime Minister of Italy between 1914 and 1916.
Antonio Socci Antonio Socci (born 18 January 1959 in Siena) is an Italian media personality, journalist and book writer.
Antonio Somma Antonio Somma (born Udine, 28 August 1809 - died Venice, 8 August 1864) was an Italian playwright who is most well known for writing the libretto of an opera which ultimately became Giuseppe Ve...
Antonio Tabucchi Antonio Tabucchi (September 24, 1943 – March 25, 2012) was an Italian writer and academic who taught Portuguese language and literature at the University of Siena, Italy.
Arcangela Tarabotti Arcangela Tarabotti (February 24, 1604 – 1652) was a Renaissance Italian nun and writer, author of Paternal Tyranny (pub.
Ardengo Soffici Ardengo Soffici (April 7, 1879 – August 12, 1964), was an Italian writer, painter and Fascist intellectual.
Arduino Cantafora Arduino Cantafora (Milan, November 8, 1945), Italian-Swiss architect, painter, and writer.
Arduino Paniccia Arduino Paniccia (Milan, January 31, 1946) is an Italian university professor, columnist, and writer, skilled on military strategy and geopolitics, and acknowledged expert at Italian and intern...
Arianna Dagnino Arianna Dagnino (born 1963, in Genoa) is an Italian writer, journalist and researcher now based in Adelaide, South Australia.
Arnaldo Ginna Arnaldo Ginna, also known as Arnaldo Ginanni Corradini, was an Italian painter, sculptor and filmmaker.
Arrigo Levi Arrigo Levi (born in Modena on July 17, 1926) is an Italian journalist, essayist and TV anchorman.
Arrigo Petacco Arrigo Petacco (Castelnuovo Magra, 1929) is an Italian writer, historian and journalist.
Arturo Colautti Arturo Colautti was an Italian journalist, polemicist and librettist.
Arturo Vivante Arturo Vivante (October 17, 1923 Rome - April 1, 2008 Wellfleet, MA) was an Italian American fiction writer.
Attilio Albergoni Attilio Albergoni (January 31, 1949) is a prolific Italian military researcher and writer.
Augusto De Angelis Augusto De Angelis was an Italian writer and journalist, active in particular during the Fascist rule in Italy.
Augusto Novelli Augusto Novelli (17 January 1867, Florence - 7 November 1927, Carmignano), also known as Novellino, was an Italian Florentine satirical journalist, writer, and dramatist.
Beatrice Borromeo Beatrice Borromeo (born 18 August 1985) is a member of the ancient aristocratic House of Borromeo, and she is well known in the Italian news media as an outspoken television personality.
Benedetto Dei Benedetto Dei (1418–1492) was an Italian poet and historian.
Benedetto Varchi Benedetto Varchi (1502/1503 - 1565) was an Italian humanist, a historian and poet.
Benvenuto Rambaldi da Imola Benvenuto Rambaldi da Imola, or simply and perhaps more accurately Benvenuto da Imola (Benevenutus Imolensis) (1320? – 1388) was an Italian scholar and historian, a lecturer at Bologna.
Beppe Fenoglio Beppe Fenoglio (born Giuseppe Fenoglio 1 March 1922, Alba (CN) - 18 February 1963, Turin) was an Italian writer.
Bernardino Baldi Bernardino Baldi (6 June 1553 – 10 October 1617) was an Italian mathematician and writer.
Bernardo di Niccolò Machiavelli Bernardo di Niccolò Machiavelli (between 1426 and 1429 – 1500) was a citizen of Florence and father to Niccolò Machiavelli.
Bonino Mombrizio Bonino Mombrizio (Mombritius) (1424 - between 1482 and 1502, perhaps 1500) was an Italian philologist, humanist, and editor of ancient writings.
Brunella Gasperini Brunella Gasperini, pen name of Bianca Robecchi (Milan, 22 December 1918 – Milan, 7 January 1979) was an Italian journalist and novelist.
Bruno Lauzi Bruno Lauzi (8 August 1937 – 24 October 2006) was an Italian singer-songwriter, poet and writer.
Bruno Osimo Bruno Osimo (born 14 December 1958, Milan, Italy) is an Italian writer of various translation studies publications and fiction.
Bruno Zanin Bruno Zanin (born 9 April 1951 in Vigonovo, Northern Italy) is an Italian film, theatre and TV actor and writer.
Camillo Boito Camillo Boito (October 30, 1836 – June 28, 1914) was an Italian architect and engineer, and a noted art critic, art historian and novelist.
Carlo Chatrian Carlo Chatrian is an Italian journalist, author and is the artistic director of the Festival del film Locarno.
Carlo Dossi Carlo Alberto Pisani Dossi (born March 27, 1849 in Zenevredo; died November 19, 1910, Cardina, Como) was an Italian writer, politician and diplomat.
Carlo Emilio Gadda Carlo Emilio Gadda (November 14, 1893 – May 21, 1973) was an Italian writer and poet.
Carlo Fruttero Carlo Fruttero (19 September 1926 – 15 January 2012) was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and editor of anthologies.
Carlo Giuseppe Imbonati Carlo Giuseppe Imbonati ("Imbonatus") was a Cistercian scholar who was active during the last half of the 17th century.
Carlo Ilarione Petitti di Roreto Carlo Ilarione Petitti count of Roreto (21 October 1790 – 10 April 1850) was an Italian economist, academic, writer, counsellor of state, and senator of the Kingdom of Sardinia.
Carlo Levi Dr. Carlo Levi (November 29, 1902 – January 4, 1975) was an Italian-Jewish painter, writer, activist, anti-fascist, and doctor.
Carlo Lucarelli Carlo Lucarelli (born 26 October 1960) is an Italian crime-writer, TV presenter, and magazine editor.
Carlo Maria Maggi Carlo Maria Maggi (Milan, 1630 – Milan, 1699) was an Italian scholar, writer and poet.
Carlo Mazzoni Carlo Mazzoni (born 9 July 1979) is an Italian novelist.
Cecilia Maria de Candia Cecilia Maria de Candia (* born 24 December 1853, Brighton, England - d. 26 May 1926, Bordighera, Italy), later Mrs Godfrey Pearse, was a British-Italian writer, amateur singer and society hostess.
Celio Calcagnini Celio Calcagnini (Ferrara, 17 September 1479 – Ferrara, 24 April 1541), also known as Caelius Calcagninus, was an Italian humanist and scientist from Ferrara.
Cesare Balbo Cesare Balbo (21 November 1789–1853), Count of Vinadio, was an Italian writer and statesman.
Cesare Cantù Cesare Cantù (December 5, 1804 – March 15, 1895) was an Italian historian.
Cesare G. De Michelis Cesare G. De Michelis is a scholar and professor of Russian literature at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.
Cesare Pascarella Cesare Pascarella (28 April 1858 - 8 May 1940), was an Italian dialect poet and a painter.
Cesare Salvi Cesare Salvi (born 9 June 1948) is a senior Italian politician and senator with the Democrats of the Left (DS) who served as minister of labor and social security.
Cesare Segre Cesare Segre is an Italian philologist, semiotician and literary critic of Jewish descent, currently the Director of the Texts and Textual Traditions Research Centre of the Institute for Advan...
Cesare Zavattini Cesare Zavattini (20 September 1902 – 13 October 1989) was an Italian screenwriter and one of the first theorists and proponents of the Neorealist movement in Italian cinema.
Chayyim Moses ben Isaiah Azriel Cantarini Chayyim Moses ben Isaiah Azriel Cantarini was an Italian physician, rabbi, poet, and writer. He lived in the second half of the seventeenth and the first half of the 18th century at Padua, where he was also instructor in the yeshiva. He published in Italian: Chirurgia Pratica, Padua, 1677.
Cipriano Piccolpasso Cipriano di Michele Piccolpasso (1524 – 21 November 1579) was a member of an Italian patrician family of Bologna that had been settled since the mid-fifteenth century in Castel Durante, which wa...
Claudio Lolli Claudio Lolli (Bologna, March 28, 1950) is an Italian singer-songwriter, poet, writer and secondary school teacher.
Corrado Augias Corradio Augias (born 26 January 1935) is an Italian journalist, writer and TV host.
Daniele Luttazzi Daniele Luttazzi (born January 26, 1961), real name Daniele Fabbri, is an Italian theater actor, writer, satirist, illustrator and singer/songwriter.
Daniele Varè Daniele Varè (1880-1956) was an Italian expatriate diplomat and author, most famous for the novel The Maker of Heavenly Trousers which has recently been republished by Penguin Modern Classics.
Danilo Pennone Danilo Pennone (Rome, July 14, 1963) is an Italian writer.
Dante Troisi Dante Troisi (April 21, 1920 – January 2, 1989) was an Italian writer and magistrate.
E. A. Mario Giovanni Gaeta (1884 – 24 June 1961) was the real name of the Italian poet, writer and musician better known as E. A. Mario.
Edoardo Sanguineti Edoardo Sanguineti (9 December 1930 – 18 May 2010) was a Genoese poet, writer and academic; universally considered one of the major Italian authors of the second half of twentieth century.
Edoardo Scarfoglio Edoardo Scarfoglio (September 26, 1860 – October 6, 1917) was an Italian author and journalist, one of the early practitioners in Italian fiction of realism, a style of writing that embraced d...
Edwin Cerio Edwin Cerio was a prominent Italian writer, engineer, architect, historian, and botanist.
Elena Ferrante Elena Ferrante (born in Naples, Italy) is an Italian novelist.
Elena Torre Elena Torre (born October 30, 1973) is an Italian writer.
Elio Bartolini Elio Bartolini (1922, Conegliano, Veneto, Italy, - April 30, 2006, Santa Marizza di Varmo, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy) was an Italian writer, screenwriter and poet.
Elisabetta Dami Elisabetta Dami (Milan, 1958) is an Italian children's fiction writer and author of books for children.
Elsa Morante Elsa Morante (18 August 191225 November 1985) was an Italian novelist, perhaps best known for her novel La storia (History).
Emanuele Trevi Emanuele Trevi (born 1964) is an Italian writer and critic.
Enrico Alberto d'Albertis Enrico Alberto d'Albertis (23 March 1846 - 3 March 1932) was an Italian navigator, writer, philologist, ethnologist and philanthropist.
Enrico Castelnuovo Enrico Castelnuovo (February 12, 1839 – February 16, 1915) was an Italian writer who had an active role in the Italian unification movement.
Ezio Vendrame Ezio Vendrame is an Italian writer and former soccer player.
Fabio Albergati Fabio Albergati (1538–1606) was an Italian diplomat and writer, known for political theory and as a moralist.
Fabio Fortuna Fabio Fortuna (born Rome 22 January 1960) is an Italian rector and economist.
Fabio Maniscalco Fabio Maniscalco (Naples 1 August 1965 - 1 February 2008) was an Italian archaeologist, specialist about the protection of cultural property and essayist.
Fausta Garavini Fausta Garavini (born 1938, Bologna, Italy) is an Italian writer and translator.
Febo Conti Febo Conti (25 December 1926 – 16 December 2012) was an Italian TV and radio presenter and actor.
Felice Romani Felice Romani (January 31, 1788January 28, 1865) was an Italian poet and scholar of literature and mythology who wrote many librettos for the opera composers Donizetti and Bellini.
Ferdinando de Cristofaro Ferdinando de Cristofaro (1846 – April 18, 1890) was one of the most celebrated mandolin virtuosi of the late 19th Century.
Ferdinando Fontana Ferdinando Fontana (30 January 1850 – 10 May 1919) was an Italian journalist, dramatist, and poet.
Ferdinando Martini Ferdinando Martini (30 July 1841 – 24 April 1928) was an Italian writer and politician.
Fernanda Pivano Fernanda Pivano (18 July 1917 - 18 August 2009) was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and critic.
Ferrante Pallavicino Ferrante Pallavicino (March 23, 1615 – March 5, 1644) was an Italian writer of lampoons and satires which, according to Edward Muir, "were so popular that booksellers and printers bought t...
Ficarra e Picone Salvatore Ficarra (Palermo, 27 May 1971) and Valentino Picone (Palermo, 23 March 1971) are an Italian comedy duo who work on stage, film, television and books as Ficarra e Picone.
Filadelfo Mugnos Filadelfo Mugnos (1607 – May 28, 1675) was an Italian historian, genealogist, poet and man of letters.
Filippo Buonaccorsi Filippo Buonaccorsi, called "Callimachus" (Latin: Philippus Callimachus Experiens, Bonacursius; Filip Kallimach; 2 May 1437 – 1 November 1496) was an Italian humanist and writer.
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti Filippo Tommaso Emilio Marinetti (22 December 1876 – 2 December 1944) was an Italian poet and editor, the founder of the Futurist movement.
Filippo Valguarnera Filippo Valguarnera (born August 27, 1977) is an Italian-Swedish legal scholar dedicated mainly to the study of access to nature and access to justice.
Flavio Soriga Flavio Soriga (born 1975 in Uta, Sardinia) is an Italian writer.
Fleur Jaeggy Fleur Jaeggy (Zurich, 1940) is a Swiss writer of Italian mother tongue.
Fortunato Felice Fortunato Bartolommeo Felice (August 24, 1723 – February 13, 1789), 2nd Comte de Panzutti, also known as Fortuné-Barthélemy de Félice and Francesco Placido Bartolomeo De Felice, w...
Francesco Albertini Francesco Albertini was a canon of the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence and a chaplain of Cardinal Fazio Santoro in Rome.
Francesco Alziator Francesco Alziator (Cagliari, 1909-1977) was a Sardinian writer and journalist.
Francesco Balducci Pegolotti Francesco Balducci Pegolotti (fl. 1310 - 1347), also Francesco di Balduccio, was a Florentine merchant and politician.
Francesco Bocchi Francesco Bocchi (1548 - March 31, 1613 or 1618) was an Italian writer of the late Renaissance, active in Florence.
Francesco Cancellieri Francesco Girolamo Cancellieri (Rome, October 10, 1751-Rome, December 29, 1826) was an Italian writer, librarian, and erudite bibliophile.
Francesco Cattani da Diacceto (1531-1595) Francesco Cattani da Diacceto (1531-1595), often referred to as Francesco Cattani da Diacceto il Giovane in order to distinguish him from his grandfather, the philosopher Francesco di Zano...
Francesco Giorgi Francesco Giorgi Veneto (1466–1540) was a Venetian Franciscan friar, and author of the work De harmonia mundi totius from 1525.
Francesco Manunta Francesco Manunta , in Catalan language, Francesc Manunta i Baldino (Alghero, 1928–1995) was an Italian priest and poet.
Francesco Patrizi of Siena Francesco Patrizi of Siena (Franciscus Patricius Senensis) (1413–1494) was an Italian political writer, humanist and bishop.
Francesco Piccolo Francesco Piccolo (born 1964) is an Italian author of novels, short stories and screen plays.
Francesco Pona Francesco Pona (1595–1655) was an Italian doctor, philosopher, Marinist poet and writer from Verona, whose works ranged from scientific treatises and history to poetry and plays.
Francesco Sansovino Francesco Tatti da Sansovino was a versatile Italian scholar and man of letters, also known as a publisher.
Francesco Saverio Salfi Francesco Saverio Salfi or Franco Salfi (Cosenza, 24 January 1759 – Paris, 1832) was an Italian writer, politician and librettist.
Francisco Balbi di Correggio Francisco Balbi di Correggio (16 March 1505 – 12 December 1589), born in Correggio in the province of Province of Reggio Emilia, Italy, was an arquebusier who served with the Spanish contingent...
Franco Califano Franco Califano (14 September 1938 – 30 March 2013) was an Italian lyricist, composer, singer-songwriter, author and actor.
Franco Cuomo Franco Cuomo was an Italian journalist and writer.
Franco Fortini Franco Fortini was the pseudonym of Franco Lattes, (September 10, 1917 – November 28, 1994), an Italian poet, writer, translator, essayist, literary critic and Marxist intellectual.
Franco Giraldi Franco Giraldi (July 11, 1931) is an Italian director, writer and screenwriter.
Franco Lucentini Franco Lucentini was an Italian writer, journalist, translator and editor of anthologies.
Fruttero & Lucentini Fruttero & Lucentini (or F. & L.) was the usual way for Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini to sign their joint work, including novels, short stories, articles, anthologies.
Fulvio Tomizza Fulvio Tomizza (26 January 1935 – 21 May 1999) was an Italian writer.
Fulvio Zafret Fulvio Zafret is an Italian author, musician, record producer and a sound engineer.
Gabriella Ambrosio Gabriella Ambrosio is an Italian writer, journalist, academic, and advertising creative director. Her essays Siamo Quel che Diciamo and Le Nuove Terre della Pubblicita are required advertising texts in several universities in Italy.
Gaetano Casati Gaetano Casati (1838–1902) was an Italian explorer of Africa, born in Lesmo in upper Italy.
Gaetano Filangieri Gaetano Filangieri (22 August 1752 – 21 July 1788) was an Italian jurist and philosopher.
Gaetano Milanesi Gaetano Milanesi (1813-1895) was an Italian scholar and writer on the history of art.
Gaetano Moroni Gaetano Moroni was an Italian writer on the history and contemporary structure of the Catholic Church and an official of the papal court in Rome.
Gaetano Polidori Gaetano Polidori (1764-1853) was an Italian writer and scholar living in London.
Gaetano Rossi Gaetano Rossi (18 May 1774 – 25 January 1855) was an Italian opera librettist for several of the well-known bel canto-era composers including Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, and ...
Gaetano Salvemini Gaetano Salvemini (8 November 1873 - 6 September 1957) was an Italian anti-fascist politician, historian and writer.
Gaspare di Mercurio Gaspare di Mercurio is the author of La settimana dell'anarchia del 1866 a Palermo.
Gasparinus de Bergamo Gasparinus de Bergamo (in Italian, Gasparino (da) Barizizza or Gasparino (da) Barzizza; in French, Gasparin de Bergame; in Latin, Gasparinus Barzizius Bergamensis) (c.
Gavino Ledda Gavino Ledda (born 30 December 1938) is an author and a scholar of the Italian language and of Sardinian.
Gemelli Careri Giovanni Francesco Gemelli Careri (1651–1725) was a seventeenth-century Italian adventurer and traveler.
Gemma Harasim Gemma Harasim was a known pedagogical writer from Fiume.
Germano Celant Germano Celant (b. Genoa, 1940) is an Italian art historian, critic and curator, who coined the term "Arte Povera" (poor art) in 1967 and wrote many articles and books on the subject.
Gesualdo Bufalino Gesualdo Bufalino (Comiso, Italy, 15 November 1920 - 14 June 1996), was an Italian writer.
Giacomo Arditi The marquess Giacomo Arditi of Castelvetere (Presicce, March 21, 1815 – July 1891) was an Italian historian, economist and writer, nephew of the archaeologist Michele Arditi.
Giacomo Filippo Foresti Giacomo Filippo Foresti da Bergamo (1434–1520) was an Augustinian monk, known as the author of several significant early printed works.
Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini (Gian Francesco) Poggio Bracciolini (February 11, 1380 – October 30, 1459) served under seven popes, as a Florentine/Roman scholar, writer and an early humanist.
Gian Franco Romagnoli Gian Franco Romagnoli (1926 – 15 December 2008) was an Italian chef, author, and television personality.
Giancarlo Flati Giancarlo Flati (L'Aquila, May 11, 1953) is an italian painter, researcher and writer.
Giancarlo Pallavicini Giancarlo Pallavicini (Desio, February 12, 1931) is an economist, academic, manager, Italian writer and journalist, former adviser to the Soviet Government at the time of Gorbachev's Perestroika...
Giani Stuparich Giani Stuparich (April 4, 1891 – April 7, 1961) was an Italian author.
Gianluca Bedini Gianluca Bedini (born February 13, 1969, La Spezia) is an Italian writer known for his parodies of fantasy novels.
Gianni Brera Giovanni Luigi "Gianni" Brera (September 8, 1919 – December 19, 1992) was an Italian sports journalist and novelist.
Gianni Minà Gianni Minà (Turin, 17 May 1938) is an Italian journalist, writer and television host.
Gianni Toti Gianni Toti (Rome, 24 June 1924 - Rome, 8 January 2007) was an Italian poet, writer, journalist, and cineaste.
Gigi Garanzini Gigi Garanzini (Biella, 1948) is an Italian sports journalist.
Gildo De Stefano Gildo De Stefano (born in Naples, Italy) is a journalist, music critic and musicologist.
Giordano Berti Giordano Berti (born 27 February 1959) is an Italian writer and teacher of History of Arts.
Giorgio Amendola Giorgio Amendola (21 November 1907 – 5 June 1980) was an Italian writer and politician.
Giorgio Bassani Giorgio Bassani (4 March 1916 – 13 April 2000) was an Italian novelist, poet, essayist, editor, and international intellectual.
Giorgio Caproni Giorgio Caproni (Livorno, January 7, 1912 – January 22, 1990, Rome) was an Italian poet, literary critic and translator, especially from French.
Giorgio Faletti Giorgio Faletti (born 25 November 1950) is an Italian writer, actor and singer-songwriter.
Giorgio Gaber Giorgio Gaber, byname of Giorgio Gaberscik (25 January 1939 - 1 January 2003), was an Italian singer-songwriter, actor and playwright.
Giorgio Nadali Giorgio Nadali, born in Milan (Italy) March 15, 1962 is an Italian writer and journalist.
Giorgio Nurigiani Giorgio Nurigiani (1892–1981) was an Italian writer, publicist, linguist and historian from Rome.
Giovanni Maria Cornoldi Giovanni Maria Cornoldi (29 September 1822 – 18 January 1892) was an Italian Jesuit academic, author, and preacher.
Giovanni Maria Verdizotti Giovanni Maria Verdizotti was a well-connected writer and artist who was born in Venice in 1525 and died there in 1600.
Giovanni Miegge Giovanni Miegge (1900–1961) was an Italian Protestant theologian and author on religious issues.
Giovanni Preziosi Giovanni Preziosi was an Italian fascist politician noted for his antisemitism.
Giovanni Puoti Giovanni Puoti (born Rome 1944) is an Italian rector and politician.
Giovanni Raboni Giovanni Raboni was an Italian poet, translator and literary critic.
Giovanni Sercambi Giovanni Sercambi (1348–1424) was an Italian author from Lucca who wrote a history of his city, Le croniche di Luccha, as well as Il novelliere (or Novelle), a collection of 155 tales.
Giovanni Testori Giovanni Testori (Novate Milanese 12 May 1923 – Milan 16 March 1993) was an Italian writer, playwright, art historian and literary critic.
Giovanni Verga Giovanni Carmelo Verga (2 September 1840 – 27 January 1922) was an Italian realist (Verismo) writer, best known for his depictions of life in his native Sicily, and especially for the shor...
Giulio Petroni Giulio Petroni was an Italian director, writer and screenwriter, best known for his spaghetti westerns Tepepa, Death Rides a Horse and A Sky Full of Stars for a Roof.
Giuseppe Bellenghi Giuseppe Bellenghi (Bologna 1847-Florence Oct 17, 1902) was a virtuoso violincellist and mandolinist, and a composer.
Giuseppe Berto Giuseppe Berto (27 December 1914 – 1 November 1978) was an Italian writer and screenwriter.
Giuseppe Bianchini Giuseppe Bianchini (1704 in Verona – 1764 in Rome) was an Italian Oratorian, biblical, historical, and liturgical scholar.
Giuseppe Branzoli Giuseppe Branzoli (born Cento 1835, died in Rome January 21, 1909) was a violinist, mandolinist, composer, author, educator at the Liceo Musicale di St. Cecilia in Rome, and the founder of the ...
Giuseppe Cesare Abba Giuseppe Cesare Abba (October 6, 1838 – November 6, 1910) was an Italian patriot and writer.
Giuseppe Ferrandino Giuseppe Ferrandino (born 24 January 1958 on the island of Ischia, Italy) is an Italian comic book author and novelist.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Giuseppe Garibaldi (July 4, 1807 – June 2, 1882) was a French-born general and politician who played a large role in the history of Italy and the world.
Giuseppe Leuzzi Giuseppe Leuzzi (born June 19, 1941, Reggio Calabria) is an Italian journalist, essayist and writer.
Giuseppe Marc'Antonio Baretti Giuseppe Marc'Antonio Baretti (24 April 1719, Turin, Piedmont – 5 May 1789, London) was an Italian-born English literary critic and author of two influential language-translation dictionaries.
Giuseppe Mazzini Giuseppe Mazzini (22 June 1805 – 10 March 1872), nicknamed The Beating Heart of Italy, was an Italian politician, journalist and activist for the unification of Italy.
Giuseppe Nicolini (writer) Giuseppe Nicolini (28 October 1788 – 26 August 1855) was an Italian poet, literary critic, and politician active in the risorgimento, the nineteenth century nationalist movement that led to the ...
Giuseppe Pontiggia Giuseppe Pontiggia (September 25, 1934 - June 27, 2003) was an Italian writer and literary critic.
Giuseppe Prezzolini Giuseppe Prezzolini (27 January 1882 – 14 July 1982) was an Italian literary critic, journalist, editor and writer, later an American citizen.
Guglielmo Scilla Guglielmo Scilla (Rome, November 26, 1987) is an Italian actor and writer.
Guido Barbujani Guido Barbujani (born January 31, 1955) is an Italian population geneticist, evolutionist and literary author born in Adria, who has been working at the State University of New York at Stony Bro...
Guido Cervo Guido Cervo (born 1952) is an Italian writer.
Guido del Giudice Guido del Giudice (born August 14, 1957) is an Italian philosopher and writer.
Guido Mina di Sospiro Guido Mina di Sospiro is an award-winning fiction and non-fiction writer born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, into an ancient Italian family, raised in Milan, Italy and living in the United States.
Guido Monte Guido Monte (born 1962) is an Italian writer and poet.
Guido Morselli Guido Morselli (August 15, 1912 - July 30, 1973) was an Italian novelist and essayist.
Guieseppie Branzoli Giuseppe Branzoli (born Cento, died in Rome January 21, 1909) was a violinist, mandolinist, composer, author, educator at the Liceo Musicale di St. Cecilia in Rome, and the founder of the perio...
Gustavo Pallicca Gustavo Pallicca (Turin, 4 January 1936) is an Italian writer and former athtletics starter.
Hans Kammerlander Hans Kammerlander (born 6 December 1956, Bolzano South Tyrol, Italy) is an Italian mountaineer.
Hippolytus de Marsiliis Hippolytus de Marsiliis (b. 1451 Bologna, Italy d. Unknown) a lawyer and doctor utriusque iuris (Lat.
Igiaba Scego Igiaba Scego is an Italian writer (born Rome, 20 March 1974) of Somali origin.
Iginio Ugo Tarchetti Iginio Ugo Tarchetti (29 June 1839 - 25 March 1869) was an Italian author, poet, and journalist.
Indro Montanelli Indro Montanelli (April 22, 1909 - July 22, 2001) was an Italian journalist and historian, known for his new approach to writing history in books such as History of the Greeks and History ...
Ippolito Nievo Ippolito Nievo (30 November 1831 – 4 March 1861) was an Italian writer, journalist and patriot.
Isabella Andreini Isabella Andreini (1562–1604), also known as Isabella Da Padova, was an Italian actress and writer.
Italo Alighiero Chiusano Italo Alighiero Chiusano (10 June 1926 – 15 February 1995) was an Italian independent writer, literary critic, Germanist, literary historian, essayist, author of dramas, and journalist.
Italo Moscati Italo Moscati (born, August 22, 1937) is an Italian writer, film director, and screenwriter.
Ivan Della Mea Ivan Della Mea (born Luigi Della Mea, 16 October 1940 – died 14 June 2009) was an Italian novelist, journalist, singer-songwriter and political activist.
Jacopo Ferretti Jacopo Ferretti (16 July 1784 – 7 March 1852) was an Italian writer, poet and opera librettist.
Jacopo Fo Jacopo Fo (born 31 March 1955) is an Italian writer-actor and director.
Jacopo Gaddi Jacopo Gaddi (c. 1600 - after 1658) was an Italian Neolatin and Italian writer from Florence.
Jacopo Sannazaro Jacopo Sannazaro (28 July 1458 – 6 August 1530) was an Italian poet, humanist and epigrammist from Naples.
Jason Mattera Jason Joseph Mattera (born September 8, 1983) is an American writer, conservative activist, radio host, and journalist.
Joyce Lussu Joyce Salvadori (8 May 1912 - 4 November 1998), better known by her married name Joyce Lussu, was an Italian writer, translator and partisan.
Julius Capaccio Julius Caesar Capaccio (1552–1631) was a learned Italian of the 17th century.
Kuki Gallmann Kuki Gallmann is an Italian-born Kenyan national, best-selling author, poet, environmental activist, and conservationist.
Lamberto Pignotti Lamberto Pignotti (b. Firenze 1926) is an Italian poet, writer and visual artist.
Lanza del Vasto Lanza del Vasto (born Giuseppe Giovanni Luigi Maria Enrico Lanza di Trabia-Branciforte) (September 29, 1901 – January 5, 1981) was a philosopher, poet, artist, catholic and nonviolent ...
Laura Grimaldi Laura Grimaldi (1928 – 3 July 2012) was an Italian writer and translator from English.
Laura Orvieto Laura Orvieto, born Laura Cantoni, was a Jewish Italian writer.
Laurentius Abstemius Laurentius Abstemius (also known as Lorenzo Bevilaqua) was an Italian writer, professor of Belles Lettres at Urbino, and librarian to Duke Guido Ubaldo under Pope Alexander VI. Born at Mac...
Lawrence of Aquilegia Lawrence of Aquilegia (Lorenzo di Aquileia) was a thirteenth-century Italian canon and teacher.
Lelio Luttazzi Lelio Luttazzi (27 April 1923–8 July 2010) was an Italian composer, musician, actor, singer, conductor, writer, and television and radio presenter.
Lello Voce Lello Voce is an Italian poet, writer and journalist who was born in Naples in 1957.
Leo Chiosso Leo Chiosso (b. Turin, 8 August 1920 – d. Chieri, Italy, 26 November 2006) was an Italian lyricist mostly known for his work with Fred Buscaglione.
Leonardo Maugeri Leonardo Maugeri has been one of the most distinguished top managers of Eni, where he held the positions of Senior Executive Vice President of Strategies and Development for about ten years, and...
Leonardo Pieraccioni Leonardo Pieraccioni (born 17 February 1965) is an Italian film director, actor, and screenwriter.
Leone de' Sommi Leone de' Sommi (Yehuda ben Yitzchak Somi Misha'ar Aryeh; יהודה בן יצחק סומי משער אריה - Judah son of Isaac Somi Portaleone; c. 1525 - c. 1590) was a Jewish-Italian playwright, director, a...
Lidia Ravera Lidia Ravera (born 6 February 1951 in Turin, Piedmont) is an Italian writer, journalist, essayist and screenwriter.
Lorenzino de' Medici Lorenzino de' Medici (March 23, 1514 – February 26, 1548), sometimes called Lorenzaccio de' Medici, was an Italian writer remembered primarily as the assassin of Alessandro de' Medici, d...
Lorenzo Arnone Sipari Lorenzo Arnone Sipari (born October 10, 1973) is an Italian nature writer and historian, author of many studies on the social and environmental history, especially on the origins and foundation ...
Luciano De Crescenzo Luciano De Crescenzo (born 18 August 1928) is an Italian writer, film actor, director and engineer.
Luciano Ligabue Luciano Ligabue (born 13 March 1960), commonly known as Ligabue, is an Italian singer-songwriter, film director and writer.
Luciano Lutring Luciano Lutring (30 December 1937 – 13 May 2013) was an Italian criminal, author and painter, known as "the submachine gun soloist" ("il solista del mitra), because he kept the weapon in a viol...
Lucius Ferraris Lucius Ferraris was an Italian Franciscan canonist of the 18th century.
Lucrezia Gonzaga Lucrezia Gonzaga di Gazzuolo (1522 - 11 February 1576) was an Italian noblewoman known for her literary talents, and her association with Matteo Bandello.
Ludovico Antonio Muratori Ludovico Antonio Muratori was an Italian historian, notable as a leading scholar of his age, and for his discovery of the Muratorian fragment, the earliest known list of New Testament books.
Ludovico di Breme Ludovico di Breme (Turin, 1780 – Turin, 15 August 1820), whose complete name was Ludovico Arborio Gattinara dei Marchesi di Breme, was an Italian writer and thinker, as well as a contributor to ...
Luigi Barzini, Sr. Luigi Barzini Sr (February 7, 1874 – September 6, 1947) was an Italian journalist, war correspondent and fascist politician.
Luigi Groto Luigi Groto, also called Cieco d'Adria or Cieco D'Hadria, was a blind Italian poet, lutenist, playwright and actor.
Luigi Malerba Luigi Malerba, born Luigi Bonardi, was an Italian author who wrote short stories, historical novels, and screenplays, and who co-founded the Gruppo 63, based on Marxism and Structuralism.
Luigi Mercantini Luigi Mercantini was an Italian poet and writer, who took part in the movements for the Italian unification in the late 19th century.
Luigi Pasqualigo Luigi Pasqualigo (1536-1576) was a Venetian soldier and man of letters who wrote the play Il Fedele that was adapted by the English playwright Anthony Munday under the title, Fidele and Fo...
Luigi Pirandello Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet and short story writer.
Luigi Romersa Luigi Romersa (Boretto, July 5, 1917 - died Rome, March 19, 2007) was an Italian journalist and writer who worked as a war correspondent during the Second World War.
Luigi Settembrini Luigi Settembrini (1813, Naples – 1877, Florence) was a Neapolitan man of letters and politician.
Luigi Zoja Luigi Zoja Luigi Zoja Ph.D. is an Italian psychoanalyst and writer.
Magdalo Mussio Magdalo Mussio (1925–12 August 2006) was an Italian author, artist, animator and editor.
Manuel Marliani Manuel Marliani Cassens was a Spanish writer, diplomatic and politician of Italian descent.
Marcantonio Flaminio Marcantonio Flaminio, also known as Marcus Antonius Flaminius, was an Italian humanist poet, known for his Neo-Latin works.
Marcellino da Civezza Marcellino da Civezza (Marcellinus of Civezza; secular name Pitro Ranise) (born at Civezza in Liguria, Italy, 29 May 1822; d. at Livorno, 27 March 1906) was an Italian Franciscan author.
Marcello Catalano Marcello Catalano (born July 28, 1975) is an Italian naturalist and author specializing in carnivorous plants.
Marco Salvador Marco Salvador (born 10 November 1948) is an Italian writer and historian.
Marco Travaglio Marco Travaglio (born 13 October 1964) is an Italian investigative journalist, writer and opinion leader.
Margaret Mazzantini Margaret Mazzantini (born 27 October 1961) is an Italian writer and actress.
Margherita Marchione Sister Dr. Margherita Marchione, PhD (born February 19, 1922, Little Ferry, New Jersey) is a Roman Catholic American nun, writer, teacher and apologeticist, who dedicated herself in her later ye...
Maria Carta Maria Carta (June 24, 1934 – September 22, 1994) was a Rome-based Sardinian folk music singer-songwriter.
Maria Cristina Giongo Maria Cristina Giongo (born Milan, 5 May 1951), is an Italian journalist and author.
Maria Valtorta Maria Valtorta (14 March 1897 – 12 October 1961) was a Roman Catholic Italian writer and poet, considered by many to be a mystic.
Mariangelo Accorso Mariangelo Accorso (Accursio or Accursius; 1489 or 1490 – 1544 or 1546) was an Italian writer and critic.
Marianna Marquesa Florenzi Marianna Marchesa Florenzi (1802 - 15 April 1870, Florence), née Marianna Bacinetti, was an Italian noblewoman and translator of philosophical works.
Marina Ripa Di Meana Marina Ripa Di Meana (born Maria Elide Punturieri and previously known as Marina Lante della Rovere; born 21 October 1941) is an Italian writer, actress, director, stylist and TV per...
Marino Moretti Marino Moretti (July 18, 1885 – July 6, 1979) was an Italian poet and author.
Mario Benzing Mario Benzing (December 7, 1896 in Como – November 29, 1958) was an Italian novelist and translator of German origins, often forced to sign as Mario Benzi because of the period's fas...
Mario Biondi (writer) Mario Biondi (Milan, 17 May 1939) is an Italian writer, poet, literary critic, journalist and translator.
Mario Capanna Mario Capanna (born 10 January 1945) is an Italian politician and writer.
Mario Donizetti Mario Donizetti (23 January 1932) is an Italian painter, essayist from Bergamo, Lombardy.
Mario Giordano Mario Giordano (born 19 June 1966) is an Italian journalist and writer.
Mario Gromo Mario Gromo (May 23, 1901 in Novara – May 19, 1960 in Turin) was a journalist, writer and Italian film critic.
Mario Reali Mario Reali (Mario Lucrezio Reali) (Foiano della Chiana, 9 October 1939) is an Italian poet and writer and a prominent expert in natural gas and oil.
Mario Scaccia Mario Scaccia (26 December 1919 – 26 January 2011) was an Italian actor and author.
Mario Soldati Mario Soldati (17 November 1906 – 19 June 1999) was an Italian writer and film director.
Mario Spezi Mario Spezi (born July 30, 1945) is an award-winning Italian journalist and author.
Mario Tobino Mario Tobino (January 16, 1910, Viareggio, Province of Lucca, Tuscany – December 11, 1991, Agrigento) was an Italian poet, writer and psychiatrist.
Martino Frontini Martino Frontini (Catania, 1827 - Catania, 1909) was an Italian composer and writer who worked with many Catanian musicians in the second half of the nineteenth century; he was the father, and f...
Massimo Mongai Massimo Mongai is an Italian author of science fiction.
Massimo Polidoro Massimo Polidoro is an Italian psychologist, writer, journalist, television personality, and the co-founder and executive director of the Italian Committee for the Investigation of Claims of the...
Massimo Taccon Massimo Taccon (born May 19, 1967) is an Italian painter, sculptor and writer who, during his 'Ismahel period' (1997–2002), signed his artworks with the pseudonym ISMAHEL. He is the founder, thi...
Massimo Teodori Massimo Teodori is an Italian author and politician; his books mainly focus on the differences between Europe and the United States.
Matteo Bandello Matteo Bandello (Mathieu Bandel; c. 1480 – 1562) was an Italian writer, mostly known for his novellas.
Matteo Zaccolini Matteo Zaccolini (April 1574 – 13 July 1630) was an Italian painter, priest and author of the late Mannerist and early Baroque periods.
Maurizio Giuliano Maurizio Giuliano (born 1975) is an Italian traveller, author and journalist.
Maurizio Maraviglia Maurizio Maraviglia (15 January 1878, Paola, Calabria - 26 September 1955, Rome) was an Italian politician and academic.
Mauro Del Giudice Mauro Del Giudice (May 20, 1857 in Rodi Garganico – 1951 in Rome) was an Italian jurist and writer.
Michelangelo Baracchi Bonvicini Michelangelo Baracchi Bonvicini is President of the Permanent Platform of Atomium Culture launched publicly together with the former French President and Honorary President Valéry Giscard d'Esta...
Michele Columbu Michele Columbu (8 February 1914 – 10 July 2012) was an Italian politician and writer from Ollolai, Sardinia.
Michele Mari Michele Mari is an Italian novelist, short story writer, academic critic and poet.
Michele Marziani Michele Marziani (born 16 May 1962) is an Italian novelist and journalist.
Michele Moramarco Michele Moramarco (Reggio Emilia, 6 October 1953) is an Italian author on Masonic ritual and history, a pop musician, and an advocate of Mazdean Christian Universalism.
Michele Prisco Michele Prisco (18 January 1920 – 19 November 2003) was a prolific Italian journalist, critic, and novelist.
Michele Serra Michele Serra (born July 10, 1954) is an Italian writer, journalist and satirist.
Michelle Nouri Michelle Raghdee Nouri, (born October 17, 1973) is an Italian journalist and author, most known for her first novel, "The girl in Baghdad", which highlights her childhood in Baghdad, fleeing...
Moderata Fonte Moderata Fonte, pseudonym of Modesto Pozzo (or Modesta, feminization of Modesto) (1555–1592) was a Venetian writer and poet.
Monaldo Leopardi Count Monaldo Leopardi (Recanati, 16 August 1776 – Recanati, 30 April 1847) was an Italian philosopher, nobleman, politician and writer, notable as one of the main Italian intellectuals of the c...
Nadia Cavalera Nadia Cavalera (born September 20, 1950 in Galatone, Lecce) is an Italian novelist, poet and literary critic.
Nanni Cagnone Nanni Cagnone (born in 1939 in Carcare, Liguria) is an Italian poet, novelist, essayist and playwright.
Natalis Comes Natale Conti or Latin Natalis Comes, also Natalis de Comitibus and French Noël le Comte (1520–1582) was an Italian mythographer, poet, humanist and historian.
Niccolò Albergati Niccolò Albergati (1373 – May 9, 1443) was an Italian Cardinal and diplomat.
Niccolò Ammaniti Niccolò Ammaniti (born 25 September 1966 in Rome) is an Italian writer, winner of the Premio Strega on 2007 for The Crossroads (also published under the title As God Commands).
Niccolò Barbieri Niccolò (or Nicolò) Barbieri (Vercelli, 1586 - 1641) was an Italian writer and actor of the commedia dell'arte theatrical genre.
Niccolò Tommaseo Niccolò Tommaseo (9 October 1802 – 1 May 1874) was an Dalmatian linguist (born in what is today Šibenik,Republic of Croatia), journalist and essayist, the editor of a Dizionario della Lingua I...
Nicla Vassallo Nicla Vassallo (born 1963), is an Italian philosopher with research and teaching interests in epistemology, philosophy of knowledge, theoretical philosophy, as well as feminist philosophy.
Nicola Chiaromonte Nicola Chiaromonte (1905, Rapolla, Potenza – 18 June 1972, Rome) was an Italian activist and author.
Nicola Palazzo Nicola Palazzo (Castelluccio Superiore (PZ), June 10, 1957) is an Italian writer.
Nicola Tanda Nicola Tanda (born 1928, Sorso, Sardinia) is an Italian philologist, literary critic and writer.
Nuto Revelli Nuto Revelli (21 July 1919, Cuneo, Piedmont – 5 February 2004) was an Italian essayist.
Oberto Airaudi Oberto Airaudi was born in Balangero, near Turin, Italy on May 29, 1950.
Opicinus de Canistris Opicinus de Canistris (1296–c. 1353), also known as the Anonymous Ticinensis was an Italian priest, writer, mystic, and cartographer who generated a number of unusual writings and fant...
Oriana Fallaci Oriana Fallaci (29 June 1929 – 15 September 2006) was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer.
Ottavio de Carli Ottavio de Carli (born in Bologna, Italy in 1961) is an Italian writer, musician and teacher.
Ottavio Ottavi Ottavio Ottavi (1849 – 1893) was an Italian oenologist born in Sandigliano.
P. M. Pasinetti Pier Maria (P.M.) Pasinetti (born 1913, Venice, Italy; died 8 July 2006, Venice, Italy) was a novelist, professor and journalist.
Palizzolo Gravina Palizzolo Gravina, baron of Ramione, was an Italian heraldic writer.
Palla Strozzi Palla di Onofrio Strozzi was an Italian banker, politician, writer, philosopher and philologist.
Paola Barbato Paola Barbato (Milan, June 18, 1971) is an Italian novelist and comics writer.
Paola Igliori Paola Igliori, born in Rome, Italy, is a poet, writer, photographer, essayist and publisher.
Paolo Buzzi Paolo Buzzi (15 February 1874 – 18 February 1956) was an Italian futurist playwright and poet.
Paolo Caccia Dominioni Paolo Caccia Dominioni, 14th Baron of Sillavengo (May 14, 1896 – August 12, 1992) was an Italian soldier, engineer and writer, most noted for his leadership in the North Africa Campaign in World...
Paolo Ferrari Paolo Ferrari (1822–1889), Italian dramatist, was born at Modena.
Paolo Maffei Paolo Maffei (1926 – 1 March 2009) was an Italian astronomer and science writer.
Paolo Orano Paolo Orano (born 15 June 1875 in Rome - died 7 April 1945 in Padula) was an Italian psychologist, politician and writer.
Paolo Pino Paolo Pino (1534–1565) was an Italian painter and art writer.
Paolo Sarpi Fra (Brother) Paolo Sarpi (August 14, 1552 – January 15, 1623) was a Venetian patriot, scholar, scientist and church reformer.
Paolo Villaggio Paolo Villaggio (30 December 1932) is an Italian actor, voice actor, writer, director and comedian.
Paolo Volponi Paolo Volponi (6 February 1924, Urbino – 23 August 1994, Ancona) was an Italian writer, poet and politician.
Pasqual Scanu Pasqual Scanu (Alghero 1908 - Sassari 1978) was an Italian educator and writer in Catalan and Italian.
Peppino Turco Giuseppe “Peppino” Turco was an Italian songwriter.
Petruccio Ubaldini Petruccio Ubaldini (ca.1524–ca.1600) was an Italian calligraphist and illuminator on vellum, who was working in England in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, and seems to have enjoyed the favor of th...
Pier Alessandro Paravia Pier Alessandro Paravia (July 15, 1797 - March 18, 1857) was an Italian writer, scholar, philanthropist and professor of Italian eloquence at the University of Turin.
Pier Giacomo Pisoni Pier Giacomo Pisoni (July 8, 1928 – February 8, 1991) was an Italian historian, paleographer and archivist.
Pier Luigi Capucci Pier Luigi Capucci is an Italian theorist, writer and an educator in the fields of media (both in communication and art realms), of the relations between culture, science and technology, as well...
Pier Vittorio Tondelli Pier Vittorio Tondelli was an Italian writer who wrote a small but influential body of work.
Pierdomenico Baccalario Pierdomenico Baccalario (born 6 March 1974) is an Italian author of young adult fiction, best known for his Ulysses Moore series.
Piero Bernocchi Piero Bernocchi (13 September 1947) is a teacher, trade union officer and an Italian politician.
Piero Chiara Piero Chiara (March 13, 1913 - December 31, 1986) was an Italian writer.
Piero Vettori Piero Vettori (1499 – 8 December 1585; Latin: Petrus Victorius) was an Italian writer, philologist and humanist.
Pietro Giordani Pietro Giordani (January 1, 1774 – September 2, 1848) was an Italian writer, classical literary scholar, and a close friend of, and influence on, Giacomo Leopardi.
Pietro Parente Pietro Parente was a long-serving theologian and inquisitor in the Holy Office of the Roman Catholic Church, and was made a cardinal on June 26, 1967.
Pietro Verri Pietro Verri (December 12, 1728 – June 28, 1797) was an Italian philosopher, economist, historian and writer.
Pino Caruso Giuseppe Caruso (born 12 October 1934), best known as Pino Caruso, is an Italian actor, author and TV-personality.
Pino Luongo Giuseppe "Pino" Luongo is an American-based Italian restaurateur, businessman, and memoirist.
Pio e Amedeo Pio D'Antinni (Foggia, 1983) and Amedeo Grieco (Foggia, 1983) are an Italian comedy duo who work on stage, film, television and books as Pio e Amedeo.
Pitigrilli Pitigrilli was the pseudonym for Dino Segre, (9 May 1893 - 8 May 1975), an Italian writer who made his living as a journalist and novelist.
Poggio Bracciolini (Gian Francesco) Poggio Bracciolini (February 11, 1380 – October 30, 1459) was an Italian and part of the early Renaissance.
Poliziano Angelo Ambrogini (14 July 1454 – 24 September 1494), commonly known by his nickname Poliziano (anglicized as Politian; Latin: Politianus) was an Italian classic...
Pomponio Torelli Pomponio Torelli (1539 – 9 April 1608) was Count of Montechiarugolo and a writer of prose, poetry and plays.
Pope Pius II Pope Pius II, born Enea Silvio Bartolomeo Piccolomini was Pope from 19 August 1458 to his death in 1464. He was born at Corsignano in the Sienese territory of a noble but decayed family.
Predrag Matvejević Predrag Matvejević (born 1932) is a Croatian and Bosnian writer known for his writing as well as for his political activism.
Rafael Sabatini Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.
Raffaele Palma Raffaele Palma (born July 30, 1953 in Torino) is one of the most eclectic Italian satirical artists, and humorists.
Raffaele Viviani Raffaele Viviani (10 January 1888, in Castellammare di Stabia, Province of Naples – 22 March 1950) was an Italian author, playwright, actor and musician.
Raffaello Baldini Raffaello Baldini (Santarcangelo di Romagna, 1924 – Milan, 2005) was an Italian writer and poet.
Raffaello Carboni Raffaello Carboni (15 December 1817 – 24 October 1875) was an Italian revolutionary and writer.
Raffaello Maffei Raffaello Maffei, OSM was an Italian humanist, historian and theologian; and member of the Servite Order.
Raimondo di Sangro Raimondo di Sangro, Prince of Sansevero (30 January 1710 – 22 March 1771) was an Italian nobleman, inventor, soldier, writer and scientist, best remembered for his reconstruction of the Chapel o...
Sabo Bobaljević Sabo Bobaljević, nicknamed "Glušac", was born in 1530 in Dubrovnik, in the Republic of Ragusa, today's modern Croatia.
Sabrina A. Parisi Sabrina A. Parisi (born April 10, 1980) is an Italian-born American celebutante, television personality, socialite, bestselling author, columnist, actress, model, fashion designer, businesswoman...
Salvador Leonardi Salvator Léonardi (1872-1938) was a mandolin virtuoso, teacher and composer.
Sandro Bocola Sandro Bocola was born in Trieste, Italy in 1931 and grew up in Italy, Libya and Switzerland.
Sandro Petraglia Sandro Petraglia (born 19 April 1947 in Rome, Italy) is an author and screenwriter.
Sandro Veronesi Sandro Veronesi, born in Prato, Tuscany in 1959, is an Italian novelist, essayist, and journalist.
Santiago Bovisio Santiago Bovisio (September 29, 1903 in Bergamo — July 3, 1962 in Río Cuarto) was an Italian writer and occultist, and the founder of the Sacred Order of American Knights of Fire, which is refer...
Sardinian Literary Spring Sardinian Literary Spring is a definition of the whole body of the new Sardinian literature of about the last three decades.
Scipio Slataper Scipio Slataper (14 July 1888 - 3 December 1915) was an Italian language writer from Trieste, most famous for his lyrical essay My Karst.
Silvio Fazio Silvio Fazio (April 9, 1952-) is an Italian writer.
Silvio Pellico Silvio Pellico (24 June 1789 – 31 January 1854) was an Italian writer, poet, dramatist and patriot.
Silvio Raffo Silvio Raffo (born December 7, 1947) is an Italian writer and translator.
Sirio Carrapa Sirio Carrapa (born in Borgagne, Italy, 12 May 1952) is an Italian mystic and a unique Western Master of Surat Shabd Yoga or Sant Mat, who teaches and sets an example of practice of this spiritu...
Stanislao Nievo Stanislao Nievo (born on 30 June 1928 in Milan, died in 2006 in Roma) was an Italian writer, journalist and director.
Stefano Balassone Stefano Balassone (born in 1943 in Sequals, Province of Pordenone) is an Italian television producer and writer.
Stefano Benni Stefano Benni (born 12 August 1947 in Bologna) is an Italian satirical writer, poet and journalist.
Stefano Guazzo Stefano Guazzo (1530–1593) was an Italian writer from Casale Monferrato.
Stefano Porcari Stefano Porcari (early 15th century - 9 January 1453) was an Italian politician and humanist from Rome, known as the leader of a rebellion against Pope Nicholas V and the tyrannic Papal authority.
Susanna Agnelli Susanna Agnelli, Contessa Rattazzi, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (April 24, 1922 – May 15, 2009) was an Italian politician, businesswoman and writer.
Susanna Cappellaro Susanna Cappellaro (Cohen) is an Italian actress and writer living in Soho, London.
Tahar Lamri Tahar Lamri, (born 1958, in Algiers) is an Algerian writer.
Thomas of Celano Thomas of Celano ('Tommaso da Celano'; c. 1200 – c. 1265) was an Italian friar of the Franciscans (Order of Friars Minor), a poet, and the author of three hagiographies about Saint Francis of Assisi.
Tiziano Terzani Tiziano Terzani (14 September 1938 – 28 July 2004) was an Italian journalist and writer, best known for his extensive knowledge of 20th century East Asia and for being one of the very few wester...
Tom Santopietro Tom Santopietro is a best-selling author and Broadway theater manager.
Tommaso Campanella Tommaso Campanella OP (5 September 1568 – 21 May 1639), baptized Giovanni Domenico Campanella, was an Italian philosopher, theologian, astrologer, and poet.
Tommaso Landolfi Tommaso Landolfi (9 August 1908 Pico – 8 July 1979 Rome) was an Italian author, translator and literary critic.
Tonino Guerra Antonio "Tonino" Guerra (16 March 1920 – 21 March 2012) was an Italian concentration camp survivor, poet, writer and screenwriter who has collaborated with some of the most prominent film ...
Torquato Accetto Torquato Accetto (1590/98 to 1640) was an Italian writer in the first half of the 17th century born in Naples He is particularly remembered for his book on conformity and hypocrisy, titled Del...
Totò Prince Antonio Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno De Curtis di Bisanzio Gagliardi, best known by his stage name Totò or as Antonio De Curtis, and nicknamed il principe della risata, was an Italian comedian, film and theatre actor, writer, singer and songwriter.
Tullio De Mauro Tullio De Mauro (born 31 March 1932) is an Italian linguist, is Professor Emeritus of General Linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and an Italian poli...
Ubaldo Bellugi Ubaldo Bellugi (1899 – 1992) was an Italian poet, writer and playwright and Podestà of Massa.
Ugo Attardi Ugo Attardi (12 March 1923, Sori - 20 July 2006, Rome) was an Italian painter, sculptor and writer.
Ugo Pirro Ugo Pirro (April 20, 1920 – January 18, 2008) was an Italian screenwriter.
Ugolino Brunforte Ugolino Brunforte (c. 1262 – c. 1348) was an Italian Friar Minor and chronicler.
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Umberto Notari Umberto Notari was an Italian journalist, author, and editor.
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Valdo Spini Valdo Spini (born in Florence, January 20, 1946) is an Italian politician and author.
Valentino Bompiani Valentino Silvio Bompiani (27 September 1898 – 23 February 1992) was an Italian publisher, writer and playwright.
Valentino Zeichen Valentino Zeichen, sometimes incorrectly spelled Zaichen, (born c. 1938), is an Italian poet and writer.
Valeria Parrella Valeria Parrella (born 1974) is an Italian stage actress and short story writer.
Valerianus Magnus Valerianus Magnus or Valeriano Magni (1586 – July 20, 1661) was an Italian Capuchin, missionary preacher in Central Europe, polemist and author.
Valerio Massimo Manfredi Valerio Massimo Manfredi (born 8 March 1943) is an Italian historian, writer, essayist, archaeologist and journalist.
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Vasco Pratolini Vasco Pratolini (19 October 1913 – 12 January 1991) was an Italian writer of the 20th century.
Vespasiano I Gonzaga Vespasiano I Gonzaga (6 December 1531 – 26 February 1591) was an Italian nobleman, diplomat, writer, military engineer and condottiero.
Vincenzo Bianchini Vincenzo Bianchini (Viterbo, 1903 – Geneva, 2000) was a doctor, painter, sculptor, writer, poet and philosopher.
Vincenzo Cardarelli Vincenzo Cardarelli, pseudonym of Nazareno Caldarelli (May 1, 1887 - June 18, 1959) was an Italian journalist, writer and poet.
Vincenzo Cuoco Vincenzo Cuoco (October 1, 1770 – December 14, 1823) was an Italian writer.
Vincenzo Gioberti Vincenzo Gioberti (April 5, 1801 – October 26, 1852) was an Italian philosopher, publicist and politician.
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