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Italy: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (20)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
Daniel BovetMedicine1957"for his discoveries relating to synthetic compounds that inhibit the action of certain body substances, and especially their action on the vascular system and the skeletal muscles"
Mario R. CapecchiMedicine2007"for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells"
Giosuè CarducciLiterature1906"not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, freshness of style, and lyrical force which characterize his poetic masterpieces"
Grazia DeleddaLiterature1926"for her idealistically inspired writings which with plastic clarity picture the life on her native island and with depth and sympathy deal with human problems in general"
Renato DulbeccoMedicine1975"for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell"
Enrico FermiPhysics1938"for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons"
Dario FoLiterature1997"who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden"
Riccardo GiacconiPhysics2002"for pioneering contributions to astrophysics, which have led to the discovery of cosmic X-ray sources"
Camillo GolgiMedicine1906"in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system"
Rita Levi-MontalciniMedicine1986"for their discoveries of growth factors"
Salvador E. LuriaMedicine1969"for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses"
Guglielmo MarconiPhysics1909"in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy"
Franco ModiglianiEconomics1985"for his pioneering analyses of saving and of financial markets"
Ernesto Teodoro MonetaPeace1907
Eugenio MontaleLiterature1975"for his distinctive poetry which, with great artistic sensitivity, has interpreted human values under the sign of an outlook on life with no illusions"
Giulio NattaChemistry1963"for their discoveries in the field of the chemistry and technology of high polymers"
Luigi PirandelloLiterature1934"for his bold and ingenious revival of dramatic and scenic art"
Salvatore QuasimodoLiterature1959"for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times"
Carlo RubbiaPhysics1984"for their decisive contributions to the large project, which led to the discovery of the field particles W and Z, communicators of weak interaction"
Emilio Gino SegrèPhysics1959"for their discovery of the antiproton"

Partial List of Famous People#

Field Medal Winners#

Enrico E Bombieri1974University of Pisa

National Parks#

Wolf Prize Winner#

Giuseppe OcchialiniPhysics1979THE 1979 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN PHYSIC for his contributions to the discoveries of electron pair production and of the charged pion.
Bruno B. RossiPhysics1987THE 1987 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN PHYSICS for the discovery of extra-solar X-ray sources and the elucidation of their physical processes.
Riccardo GiacconiPhysics1987THE 1987 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN PHYSICS for the discovery of extra-solar X-ray sources and the elucidation of their physical processes.
Ennio De GiorgiMathematics1990THE 1990 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Mathematics Prize committee has unanimously selected the following candidate to equally share the 1990 Wolf Prize in Mathematics for his innovating ideas and fundamental achievements s in partial differential equations and calculus of variations.
Mario R. CapecchiMedicine2003THE 2002/3 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MEDICINE The Prize Committee for Medicine has unanimously decided that the 2002/3 Wolf Prize be awarded for his contribution to the development of gene-targeting, enabling elucidation of gene function in mice.
Luciano BerioMusic1991THE 1991 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN ARTS (MUSIC) for One of the greatest composers of our generation, he is also recognized and admired worldwide as interpreter, conductor, lecturer and writer whose new ideas, in an age of deva luation of human values, help to bring closer nations, cultures and generations.
Riccardo MutiMusic2000THE 2000 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN ARTS (MUSIC) One of the most outstanding conductors of our time.
Claudio AbbadoMusic2008Wolf Foundation Prize in the Arts (Music) for one of the world´s greatest contemporary composers, whose unique music is infused with unforgettable beauty.
Michelangelo PistolettoPainting2007Wolf Foundation Prize in the Arts (Painting and Sculpture) for his constantly inventive career as an artist, educator and activist, whose restless intelligence has created prescient forms of art that contribute to fresh understanding of the world.
Giancarlo De CarloArchitecture1988THE 1988 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN ARTS (ARCHITECTURE) for their work which represents the spirit of an architecture that looks to the future without renouncing the past; brings about meaningful shapes and environments without forsaking human and social aspects and responds to universal issues without neglecting regional attributes.