Pauline of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus, C.I.I.C. (December 16, 1865 – July 9, 1942), was an immigrant from Austria-Hungary to Brazil, who became the foundress of the Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, Religious Sisters who serve the poor. She became the first Brazilian to be proclaimed a saint by the Catholic Church, when she was canonized on 19 May 2002 by Pope John Paul II. Pauline suffered from diabetes for much of her life and is considered by some to be a patron saint of diabetics.
Maria Domenica Lazzeri (1815–1848) also known as la Meneghina was an Italian mystic. The cause for her beatification was started in 1943.
Alcide Amedeo Francesco De Gasperi (3 April 1881 – 19 August 1954) was an Italian statesman and politician who founded the Christian Democracy party. From 1945 to 1953 he was the prime minister of eight successive coalition governments. His eight-year term in office remains a landmark of political longevity for a leader in modern Italian politics. A conservative Catholic, he was one of the Founding fathers of the European Union, along with the other Italian Altiero Spinelli, the Frenchman Robert Schuman and the West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.
Claudia Andreatti (born 1987) was Miss Italia 2006. She comes from Pergine Valsugana, (Trento), Italy. She replaced the outgoing Edelfa Chiara Masciotta Miss Italia 2005. Before becoming Miss Italia she spent a year in Texas to study English.
Eusebio Francisco Kino S.J. (August 1645 – 15 March 1711) was a Jesuit priest from a town in what is now northern Italy. For the last 24 years of his life he worked in the region then known as the Pimaria Alta in modern day Sonora Mexico and southern Arizona. He explored the region worked with the indigenous Native American population, including primarily the Sobaipuri and other Upper Piman groups. He proved that Baja California is not an island by leading an overland expedition there. By the time of his death he had established 24 missions and visitas (country chapels or visiting stations).
Blessed Antonio Rosmini-Serbati (Rovereto, 25 March 1797 – Stresa, 1 July 1855) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and philosopher. He founded the Rosminians, officially the Institute of Charity or Societas a charitate nuncupata.
Ezio Damolin (born December 25, 1944) was an Italian nordic combined skier and ski jumper who competed in the 1960s and 1970s. His best finish at the Winter Olympics was fifth in the Nordic combined event at Grenoble in 1968.
Vittorio Erspamer (30 July 1909 – 25 October 1999) was an Italian pharmacologist and chemist, known for the identification, synthesis and pharmacological studies of more than sixty new chemical compounds, most notably serotonin and octopamine.
Carlo Domenico Sartori (born 10 February 1948) is an Italian former footballer.
Giovanni Segantini (15 January 1858 – 28 September 1899) was an Italian painter known for his large pastoral landscapes of the Alps. He was one of the most famous artists in Europe in the late 19th century, and his paintings were collected by major museums. In later life he combined a Divisionist painting style with Symbolist images of nature. He was active in Switzerland for most of his life.
Orietta Calliari (born March 22, 1969) from Romeno is an Italian ski mountaineer. She lives in Busca.
Ivo Pertile (born 12 August 1971 in Predazzo) is an Italian ski jumper who competed from 1987 to 1996. He finished eighth in the team large hill and 31st in the individual normal hill events at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.
Attilio Bettega (19 February 1953 – 2 May 1985) was an Italian rally driver.
Adalberto Libera (16 July 1903 - 17 March 1963) is one of the most representative architects of the Italian Modern movement.
Armando Aste (born 6 January 1926) is one of the most influential Italian alpinists of the postwar period.
Oreste Baratieri (né Oreste Baratter, 13 November 1841 – 7 August 1901) was an Austro-Italian general and governor of Eritrea who led the Italian army and was defeated in the First Italo–Ethiopian War's Battle of Adowa.
Renzo Zorzi (born 12 December 1946 in Ziano di Fiemme, Trentino) is a former racing driver from Italy who participated in 7 Formula One Grands Prix between 1975 and 1977.
Giovanni Canestrini (December 26, 1835 – February 14, 1900) was an Italian naturalist and biologist who was a native of Revò.
Johann Baptist Lampi the Elder (German: Johann Baptist von Lampi der Ältere, Polish: Jan Chrzciciel Lampi; December 31, 1751 – February 11, 1830) was an Austrian-Italian historical and portrait painter. He settled in the Russian Empire after the third and final partition of Poland, enticed by an extremely generous offer from the Tsar.
Alois Negrelli, Ritter von Moldelbe (January 23, 1799 - October 1, 1858), was an Austrian engineer and railroad pioneer in Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
Luca Lechthaler (born 23 January 1986) is an Italian professional basketball player who plays for Dolomiti Energia Trento of the Italian Serie A. He plays as a Center.
Roberto Calovi (born 26 March 1963) is an Italian former cyclist. He competed in the individual pursuit event at the 1984 Summer Olympics.
Domenico Gualdi (born 30 April 1974) is an Italian former professional racing cyclist. He rode in three editions of the Giro d'Italia.
Mario Zorzi (23 July 1910 – 17 February 1944) was an Italian sports shooter. He competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics.
Antonio Longo (14 April 1742- 26 May 1820) was an Italian painter and priest in a late Baroque style.
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