Historical Italians

Many people throughout history define it by their actions, beliefs, and works. Can you name 18 historical people from Italy?
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Last updated: April 21, 2021
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Creator of the Mona Lisa
Leonardo da Vinci
Astronomer and physicist referred to as the father of the scientific theory and modern science
Galileo Galilei
Fascist leader during World War II
Benito Mussolini
Creator of the first nuclear reactor
Enrico Fermi
Diplomat of the Florentine Republic known as the "Father of Modern Political Philosophy"
Niccolò Machiavelli
Proclaimed to first find America when he left for his voyage for the Spanish in 1492
Christopher Columbus
Longest serving prime minister for Italy after World War II
Silvio Berlusconi
Venetian merchant whose writings gave comprehensive looks into Asia for Europeans
Marco Polo
De facto leader of the Florentine Republic in the height of the Renaissance
Lorenzo de' Medici
Sculpted David and painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Composer of the "Four Seasons" and many of his works were featured in the "Ospedale della Pietà"
Antonio Vivaldi
Opera composer whose operas had supported the unification of Italy
Giuseppe Verdi
Known for his narrative poem, "Divine Comedy" which is considered the most important poem in the Middle Ages
Dante Alighieri
Made the first voyage to coastal North America since the viking days for the English
John Cabot
General and 1st Duke of Addis Ababa who became the Prime Minister of Italy after Mussolini
Pietro Badoglio
First King of Italy that sent forces to establish Rome as the capital of Italy from the Papal States
Victor Emmanuel II
Known for this rooms in the Apostolic Palace and the painting "The School of Athens"
Proclaimed general led battles that led to Italian unification
Giuseppe Garibaldi
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