People from Modena

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Bishops of Modena

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  2. Duchesses of Modena

    Duchesses of Modena

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  3. Dukes of Modena

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  4. Modenese painters

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  5. Modenese princes

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  6. Modenese princesses

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  7. Regents of Modena

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  8. Architects from Modena

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  1. Luciano Pavarotti

    Luciano Pavarotti


    Luciano Pavarotti, (12 October 1935 – 6 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time. He made numerous recordings of complete operas and individual arias, gaining worldwide fame for the brilliance and beauty of his tone—especially into the upper register—and eventually established himself as one of the finest tenors of the 20th century.

  2. Enzo Ferrari

    Enzo Ferrari


    Enzo Anselmo Ferrari, (18 February 1898 – 14 August 1988) was an Italian motor racing driver and entrepreneur, the founder of the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix motor racing team, and subsequently of the Ferrari automobile marque. He was widely known as "il Commendatore" or "il Drake". In his final years he was often referred to as "l'Ingegnere" or "il Grande Vecchio (the Great Old Man)".

  3. Mirella Freni

    Mirella Freni


    Mirella Freni (born Mirella Fregni on 27 February 1935) is an Italian opera soprano whose repertoire includes Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Freni was married for many years to the Bulgarian bass Nicolai Ghiaurov, with whom she performed and recorded.

  4. Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este

    Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este


    Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este (German: Maria Beatrix Anna Franziska, Erzherzogin von Österreich-Este, Prinzessin von Modena) (13 February 1824 – 18 March 1906) was a member of the House of Austria-Este and Archduchess and Princess of Austria, Princess of Hungary, Bohemia, and Modena by birth.

  5. Luca Cadalora

    Luca Cadalora


    Luca Cadalora (born May 17, 1963) is an Italian former Grand Prix motorcycle road racing world champion.

  6. Francesco Guccini

    Francesco Guccini


    Francesco Guccini (born 14 June 1940) is an Italian singer-songwriter, considered one of the most important Cantautori. During the five decades of his music career he has recorded 16 studio albums and collections, and 6 live albums. He is also a writer, having published autobiographic and noir novels, and a comics artist. Guccini also worked as actor, soundtrack composer, lexicographer and dialectologist.

  7. Mauro Forghieri

    Mauro Forghieri


    Mauro Forghieri (born January 13, 1935) is an Italian Formula One car designer.

  8. Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa

    Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa


    Maria Beatrice d’Este (Maria Beatrice Ricciarda; 7 April 1750 – 14 November 1829) was heiress of Modena and Reggio as well as the sovereign of Massa and Carrara from 1790 until 1797 and from 1816 until her death in 1829.

  9. Adriana Serra Zanetti

    Adriana Serra Zanetti


    Adriana Serra Zanetti (born 5 March 1976 in Modena; ) is a professional Italian tennis player. She is a sister of Antonella Serra Zanetti.

  10. Tarquinia Molza

    Tarquinia Molza


    Tarquinia Molza (November 1, 1542 – August 8, 1617) was an Italian singer and poet. She was considered a great virtuosa and many artistic works were dedicated to her; Francesco Patrizi wrote about her singing in his treatise L'amorosa filosofia, and she was perhaps the first singer to have a published biography dedicated to her (Opuscoli inediti di Tarquinia Molza modenese by D. Vandelli). She was involved with the famous Concerto delle donne, although whether she sang with them or coached them is not clear. She also played the viola bastarda.

  11. Mary of Modena

    Mary of Modena


    Mary of Modena (Maria Beatrice Anna Margherita Isabella d'Este; 5 October 1658 – 7 May 1718) was Queen consort of England, Scotland and Ireland as the second wife of King James II and VII. A devout Catholic, Mary became, in 1671, the second wife of James, Duke of York, who later succeeded his older brother Charles II as King James II. Mary was uninterested in politics and devoted to James and her children, two of whom survived to adulthood: the Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish and Irish thrones, James Francis Edward Stuart, known as "The Old Pretender", and Princess Louise Mary.

  12. Isabella d'Este, Duchess of Parma

    Isabella d'Este, Duchess of Parma


    Isabella d'Este (3 October 1635 – 21 August 1666) was Duchess of Parma, and second wife of Duke Ranuccio II Farnese. She was the paternal grandmother of Elisabetta Farnese.

  13. Vittorio Bellentani

    Vittorio Bellentani


    Vittorio Bellentani (1906 - 26 March 1968) was an Italian automobile engineer and racing driver.

  14. Laura Adani

    Laura Adani


    Laura Adani (7 October 1913 – 30 August 1996) was an Italian actress. She appeared in 13 films between 1933 and 1980.

  15. Gabriele Falloppio

    Gabriele Falloppio


    Gabriele Falloppio (1523 – October 9, 1562), often known by his Latin name Fallopius, was one of the most important anatomists and physicians of the sixteenth century.

  16. Maria Angela Caterina d'Este

    Maria Angela Caterina d'Este


    Maria Angela Caterina d'Este (1 March 1656 – 16 July 1722) was an Italian born Princess of Modena of was later the Princess of Carignan by marriage. She was the wife of Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy the Prince of Carignan. In France she was known as Angélique Catherine d'Este and in Modena and Savoy she was known as Maria Caterina d'Este. She is an ancestor of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and thus the whole present pretending Italian Royal Family. She is also an ancestor of the pretender of France.

  17. Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena

    Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena


    Ercole III d'Este (Ercole Rinaldo; 22 November 1727 – 14 October 1803) was Duke of Modena and Reggio from 1780 to 1796. He was a member of the House of Este.

  18. Arturo Carrari

    Arturo Carrari


    Arturo Carrari (1867–1935) was an early Italian Brazilian film director, film producer, screenwriter and occasional actor best known for his work in the Cinema of Brazil in the 1920s.

  19. Vittorio Cottafavi

    Vittorio Cottafavi


    Vittorio Cottafavi (30 January 1914 – 14 December 1998) was an Italian film director and screenwriter. He directed 70 films between 1943 and 1985. His film Il diavolo sulle colline was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.

  20. Anna d'Este

    Anna d'Este


    Anna d'Este, also Anne d’Este (16 November 1531, Ferrara – 17 May 1607, Paris) was an important princess with considerable influence at the court of France and a central figure in the French Wars of Religion. In her first marriage she was Duchess of Aumale, then of Guise, in her second marriage Duchess of Nemours and Genevois.

  21. Eugenio Centenaro Kerrigan

    Eugenio Centenaro Kerrigan


    William Gauthier better known as Eugenio Centenaro Kerrigan (1878 - December 25, 1956) was an Italian Brazilian film director and screenwriter best known for his work in the Cinema of Brazil in the 1920s. In Campinas, SP, he used to introduce himself as Count Eugenio Maria Piglione Rossiglioni de Farnet, and claimed to be born in Los Angeles in 1878.

  22. Alfredo Ferrari

    Alfredo Ferrari


    Alfredo Ferrari (nicknamed Alfredino or Dino) (1932-1956) was an Italian automotive engineer and the first son of automaker Enzo Ferrari. He had Duchenne muscular dystrophy and died at the age of 24. After his death the Ferrari 'Dino' was fitted with the engine that Alfredo was working on at the time of his death (although other sources dispute this). Ferrari named the car in honour of his son.

  23. Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este

    Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este


    Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este (6 October 1726 – 30 April 1754) was born a Princess of Modena and was by marriage the Duchess of Penthièvre. She was the mother-in-law of Philippe Égalité and thus the grandmother to the future Louis Philippe I of the French. Her present descendants include Juan Carlos I of Spain, Albert II of Belgium and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

  24. Domenico Guardasoni

    Domenico Guardasoni


    Domenico Guardasoni (c. 1731 – 14 June 1806) was an Italian tenor singer, opera producer and impresario.

  25. Maria Fortunata d'Este

    Maria Fortunata d'Este


    Maria Fortunata d'Este (24 November 1731 – 21 September 1803) was a Modenese princess by birth and a princess of the blood of France by marriage. By her marriage to a second cousin Louis François Joseph de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, she became the Countess of La Marche and later the Princess of Conti and was a member of the French court of Louis XV and Louis XVI. She was the last Princess of Conti and died without issue.

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