Vittorio Curtoni
Vittorio Curtoni (28 July 1949 – 4 October 2011) was an Italian science fiction writer and translator.
Curtoni was born at San Pietro in Cerro, in the province of Piacenza, and entered the I...
Isabella Ferrari
Isabella Ferrari (born 31 March 1964), is the stage name of Isabella Fogliazza, an Italian actress of television, theatre and the cinema. She is best known as the protagonist, Commissioner Giovanna ...
Massimo Oddo
Massimo Oddo, Ufficiale OMRI, (born 14 June 1976) is a retired Italian professional footballer. He was part of the Italian squad that won the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Oddo was primarily deployed as an off...
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Agostino Casaroli
Agostino Casaroli (24 November 1914 – 9 June 1998) was an Italian Catholic priest and diplomat for the Holy See, who became Cardinal Secretary of State. He was the most important figure behind the Vat...
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Marco Andreolli
Marco Andreolli (born 10 June 1986) is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie A club Internazionale.
Andreolli began playing with Padova's youth system before being signed by Internazionale in ...
Luigi Illica
Luigi Illica (9 May 1857 – 16 December 1919) was an Italian librettist who wrote for Giacomo Puccini (usually with Giuseppe Giacosa), Alfredo Catalani, Umberto Giordano, Baron Alberto Franchetti and o...
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Giairo Ermeti
Giairo Ermeti (born 7 April 1981 in Rottofreno) is an Italian former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2005 and 2013.Ermeti retired at the end of the 2013 season....
Alessandro Besozzi
Alessandro Besozzi (born 22 July 1702 in Piacenza – d. 26 July 1793 in Turin) was an Italian composer and virtuoso oboist. He was a member of the ducal Guardia Irlandese from 1714, a hautboy ban...
Pippo Santonastaso
Pippo Santonastaso (born 25 May 1936) is an Italian actor and comedian.
Born in Castel San Giovanni, Piacenza, Santonastaso created an original comic duo with his younger brother Mario (b. 1937), ...
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Giovanni Battista Natali
Giovanni Battista Natali was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active in his natal city of Piacenza, but also Savona, Lucca, and Naples, and finally Genoa in 1736.Filippo de'Boni lists fo...
Edoardo Amaldi
Edoardo Amaldi (5 September 1908 – 5 December 1989) was an Italian physicist.
Amaldi was born in Carpaneto Piacentino, son of Ugo Amaldi, professor of mathematics at the University of Padua, and L...
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Luigi Ferrando
Luigi Ferrando (Dom Luís) (born January 22, 1941) is the current bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bragança do Pará.
Ferrando was born in Agazzano, in the Province of Piacenza. He was ordain...
Marina Bosi
Marina Bosi is a Consulting Professor at Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). Originally a flutist and flute teacher, she is known for her work on digital...
Luigi Gorrini
Luigi Gorrini, MOVM (12 July 1917 – 8 November 2014), was an Italian World War II fighter pilot in the Regia Aeronautica and in the Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana. During the conflict he flew with...
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Ferruccio Ranza
Brigadier General Ferruccio Ranza began his military career as a World War I flying ace credited with seventeen confirmed victories and eight unconfirmed ones. Postwar, he rose to command of several a...
Conrad of Piacenza
Conrad of Piacenza, T.O.S.F. (Italian: Corrado, 1290 [or 1284] (Italian) – 19 February 1351), was an Italian penitent and hermit of the Third Order of St. Francis, who is venerated as a saint.
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Tarquinio Provini
Tarquinio Provini (May 29, 1933 – January 6, 2005) was an Italian world championship-winning Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He was also a four-time Isle of Man TT winner and won 13 Italian nationa...
Gianni Poggi
Gianni Poggi (October 4, 1921 - December 16, 1989) was an Italian tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Born in Piacenza, Poggi studied first in Bologna with soprano Valeria M...
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Giovanni Battista Guadagnini
Giovanni Battista Guadagnini (or "G. B. Guadagnini"); (23 June 1711 – 18 September 1786) was an Italian luthier, regarded as one of the finest craftsmen of string instruments in history. He is widely ...
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Ottobuono di Razzi
Ottobuono di Razzi (died 3 January 1315) was an Italian clergyman and feudal lord, who was Patriarch of Aquileia from 1302 until his death.
A native of the Piacenza region, he was first bishop of ...
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Giovanni Battista Tagliasacchi
Giovanni Battista Tagliasacchi (1697–1737) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period. Tagliasacchi was born at Borgo San Donnino. For some time he painted historical scenes in the manne...
Giovanni Paolo Panini
Giovanni Paolo Panini or Pannini (17 June 1691 – 21 October 1765) was a painter and architect, who worked in Rome and is mainly known as one of the vedutisti ("view painters"). As a painter, Panini is...
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Olimpia Cavalli
Olimpia Cavalli (30 August 1930 – 29 March 2012) was an Italian actress. Born in Cadeo, she was mainly active between late fifties and mid-sixties. After being a star on avanspettacolo alongside Maca...
Lazare Ponticelli
Lazare Ponticelli (born Lazzaro Ponticelli, 24 December 1897, later mistranscribed as 7 December – 12 March 2008), Knight of Vittorio Veneto, was at 110, the last surviving officially recognized vete...
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Maurizio Migliavacca
Maurizio Migliavacca (born 5 April 1951 in Fiorenzuola d'Arda) is an Italian politician and the current Coordinator of the Democratic Party, the main center-left political party in Italy. He has been ...