Florence - Notable Residents

Notable Residents

See also: Category:People from Florence
  • Sir Harold Acton, author and aesthete.
  • Leone Battista Alberti, polymath.
  • Dante Alighieri, poet.
  • Giovanni Boccaccio, poet.
  • Baldassarre Bonaiuti, 14th century chronicler
  • Sandro Botticelli, painter.
  • Aureliano Brandolini, agronomist and development cooperation scholar.
  • Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 19th century English poets.
  • Filippo Brunelleschi, architect.
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter, author of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and David.
  • Roberto Cavalli, fashion designer.
  • Enrico Coveri, fashion designer.
  • Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione. Early photographic artist, Secret agent and Courtesan.
  • Leonardo da Vinci, polymath
  • Giotto di Bondone, early 14th century painter, sculptor and architect.
  • Donatello, sculptor.
  • Oriana Fallaci, journalist and author.
  • Salvatore Ferragamo, fashion designer and shoemaker.
  • Frescobaldi Family, notable bankers and wine producers.
  • Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist, astronomer, and philosopher.
  • Lorenzo Ghiberti, sculptor.
  • Guccio Gucci, founder of the Gucci label.
  • Pietro Pacciani, farmer, starring of the case of the Monster of Florence.
  • Robert Lowell, poet.
  • Niccolò Machiavelli, poet, philosopher and political thinker, author of The Prince and The Discourses.
  • Masaccio, painter.
  • Medici family.
  • Antonio Meucci, inventor of the telephone.
  • Florence Nightingale, pioneer of modern nursing, and a statistician.
  • Mike Francis (musician) born Francesco Puccioni, singer and composer
  • Raphael, painter.
  • Girolamo Savonarola
  • Giorgio Vasari, painter, architect, and historian.
  • Amerigo Vespucci, explorer and cartographer, namesake of the Americas.

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