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List of notable or famous engineers from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Italy and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Italy is included when available.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Leonardo da Vinci and Lisa Nowak.

This historic engineers from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Italy?" These prominent engineers of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian engineers.

Use this list of renowned Italian engineers to discover some new engineers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (61 items)
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Alessandro Simonetto


Alessandro Simonetto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Italy
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Age: 43

Profession: Engineer

Andrea Pininfarina is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers from Italy
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Andrea Pininfarina was an Italian engineer and manager, former CEO of the Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina, founded by his grandfather Battista "Pinin" Farina in 1930 and still controlled by the family. He was the son of Sergio Pininfarina and was married to Italian aristocrat Cristina Maddalena ...more

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Age: Died at 51 (1957-2008)

Birthplace: Turin, Italy

Profession: Mechanical engineer, Engineer

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Andrew Viterbi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Engineers from Italy
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Andrew James Viterbi is an American electrical engineer and businessman who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and invented the Viterbi algorithm. He is currently Presidential Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering, which was named in ...more

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Age: 82

Birthplace: Bergamo, Italy

Profession: Businessperson, Computer scientist, Engineer

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Antonio Maria Nicolao Beduzzi was an Austrian-Italian theater engineer, painter, and architect who flourished in Vienna at the turn of the 17th century. He was born in Bologna in 1675. He succeeded Burnacini as the theatre architect at the Court in Vienna in 1708. Among his better known designs ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1675-1735)

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Profession: Architect, Engineer

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