Top 20 Philosopher celebrities in Italy
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Philosopher celebrities [Updated January 31, 2023].
Niccolo Machiavelli was born
on May 3, 1469
in Florence, Italy.
His The Prince influenced the Medici Pope Clement VII after it was finally published in 1532, five years after he died. His book also gave rise to the derogatory term Machiavellianism.
Giorgio Agamben was born
on April 22, 1942
He obtained the prestigious Prix Européen de l'Essai Charles Veillon award in 2006.
Gianni Vattimo was born
on January 4, 1936
He was a political activist known for his involvement with Democrats of the Left, the Party of Italian Communists, and served in Parliament twice, first in 1999 and later in 2009.
Gian-Carlo Rota was born
on April 27, 1932
He was named the Vice President of the American Mathematical Society in 1995.
Lucio Colletti was born
on December 8, 1924
He abruptly changed his political party affiliation in 1949 after joining the Italian Communist Party.
Nicola Abbagnano was born
on July 15, 1901
He helped found the Centro di Studi Metodologici after World War II.
Norberto Bobbio was born
on October 18, 1909
He received a Senator-for-Life nomination from former Italian president Sandro Pertini.