Michele Antonio, Marquess of Saluzzo
Michele Antonio del Vasto (26 March 1495 – 18 October 1528) was the Marquess of Saluzzo from 1504 until his death.Born in Saluzzo, the elder son of Ludovico II of Saluzzo and Margaret of Foix-Candale,...
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Juliana Falconieri
Juliana Falconieri, O.S.M., (1270 – June 19, 1341) was the Italian foundress of the Religious Sisters of the Third Order of Servites (or the Servite Tertiaries).Juliana belonged to the noble Falconier...
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Raffaele Rossi
Raffaele Carlo Rossi, OCD (October 28, 1876 – September 17, 1948) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Secretary of Sacred Consistorial Congregation in the Roman Cu...
Stanislao Mattei
Stanislao Mattei, O.F.M. Conv. (10 February 1750, Bologna – 17 May 1825, Bologna), was an Italian Conventual Franciscan friar who was a noted composer, musicologist, and music teacher of his era...
Francis Xavier Bianchi
Francis Xavier Mary Bianchi, C.R.S.P. (Italian: Francesco Saverio Maria Bianchi; (/biːˈɑːŋki/) (December 2, 1743 – January 31, 1815), was an Italian Barnabite priest and noted scholar, who also ga...
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Giovanni Battista Martini
Giovanni Battista Martini, O.F.M. Conv. (24 April 1706 – 3 August 1784), also known as Padre Martini, or Giambattista Martini, was an Italian Conventual Franciscan friar, who was a leading musician a...
Riccardo Paletti
Riccardo Paletti (15 June 1958 – 13 June 1982) was an Italian motor racing driver. Paletti was killed when he crashed on the start grid in his second Formula One start.
Born in Milan, Palett...
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Justina of Padua
Saint Justina (Justine) of Padua (Italian: Santa Giustina di Padova) is a Christian saint, known for converting Cyprian, a pagan magician of Antioch. She is said to have been martyred in the year ...
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Helen Enselmini
Helen Enselmini, O.S.C. (Italian: Elena Enselmini), also known as the Blessed Helen of Arcella (1207–1231/1242), was a Italian Franciscan nun who has been beatified by the Catholic Church.
Clare of Assisi
Saint Clare of Assisi (sometimes spelled Clair, Claire, etc.) (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253), born Chiara Offreduccio, is an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi....
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Luigi Galvani

Luigi Galvani was born to Domenico and Barbara Foschi in Bologna, Italy. Domenico was a goldsmith and Barbara was his fourth wife. His family was not aristocratic, but they could afford to send a...
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Contardo Ferrini
Blessed Contardo Ferrini, T.O.S.F., was a noted Italian jurist and legal scholar. He was also a fervent Roman Catholic, who lived a devout life of prayer and service to the poor. He has been beatified...
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Giustiniana Wynne
Giustiniana Wynne (later Countess Rosenberg-Orsini; Venice, 21 January 1737 – Padua, 22 August 1791) was an Anglo-Venetian author. She is best known for her association with Casanova as...
Mary Frances of the Five Wounds
Mary Frances of the Five Wounds, T.O.S.F. (Italian: Maria Francesca delle Cinque Piaghe), was an Italian member of the Third Order of St. Francis, who is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church....
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Rose of Viterbo
Rose of Viterbo, T.O.S.F. (c. 1233 – March 6, 1251), was a young woman born in Viterbo, then a contested commune of the Papal States. She spent her brief life as a recluse, who was outspoken in her su...
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