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List of famous people from Tuscany, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Tuscany, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Tuscany you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Tuscany, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List features people like Stefano Davanzati, Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Tuscany?" or "Which celebrities were born in Tuscany?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Rose McGowan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 45
Rose Arianna McGowan is an American actress and singer. She has played Paige Matthews in The WB supernatural drama series Charmed, and Ann-Margret alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis Presley ...more
Florence Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 90 (1820-1910)
Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by ...more
Dylan Sprouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 26
Dylan Sprouse is an actor.
Cole Sprouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 26
Cole Sprouse is an actor.
Jean-Baptiste Lully is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 55 (1632-1687)
Jean-Baptiste Lully was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered the chief master of ...more
Ferruccio Busoni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 58 (1866-1924)
Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto Busoni was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor, editor, writer, and piano teacher.
Stefania Sandrelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 72
Stefania Sandrelli is an Italian actress, famous for her many roles in the commedia all'Italiana, starting from 1960s. She was 15 years old when she starred in Divorce, Italian Style, as ...more
Sandro Botticelli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 65 (1445-1510)
Sandro Botticelli was one of the most famous painters of the Renaissance period, and he was one of five painters chosen by Pope Sixtus IV in 1481 to adorn the Sistine Chapel with a series of ...more
Francesca Piccinini is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 40
Francesca Piccinini is a female volleyball player who has represented Italy four times at the Summer Olympics. She was a member of the Women's National Team that won the gold medal at the 2002 ...more
Franco Zeffirelli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 96
Franco Zeffirelli, KBE is an Italian director and producer of films and television. He is also a director and designer of operas and a former senator for the Italian centre-right Forza Italia ...more
Gianluigi Buffon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 41
Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon, Ufficiale OMRI, is an Italian goalkeeper who plays for and captains both Serie A club Juventus and the Italy national team. Buffon is the record holder for ...more
Pietro Aretino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 64 (1492-1556)
Pietro Aretino was an Italian author, playwright, poet, satirist, and blackmailer, who wielded immense influence on contemporary art and politics and invented modern literate pornography.
Roberto Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 78
Roberto Cavalli is an Italian fashion designer from Florence. He is known for exotic prints and for creating the sand-blasted look for jeans. He is the father of fashion designer Daniele
Amedeo Modigliani is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 36 (1884-1920)
Amedeo Clemente Modigliani was a Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by elongation of faces and figures, ...more
Giovanni Papini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 75 (1881-1956)
Giovanni Papini was an Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, and novelist.
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 95
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi is an Italian politician and banker. He was the 49th Prime Minister of Italy from 1993 to 1994 and was the tenth President of the Italian Republic from 1999 to 2006. He is ...more
Laura Valenti is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Laura Valenti was the winner of the Miss Universo Italia 2009 pageant that was held at the Palariccione in Riccione, Emilia-Romagna on May 24, 2009. She represented Italy at the Miss Universe ...more
Roberto Benigni is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
age 66
Roberto Remigio Benigni, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director. He co-wrote, directed and acted in the 1997 film, Life Is Beautiful, which ...more
Yves Montand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 70 (1921-1991)
Yves Montand was an Italian actor and singer who became a French citizen.
Alfredo Catalani is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 39 (1854-1893)
Alfredo Catalani was an Italian operatic composer. He is best remembered for his operas Loreley and La Wally. La Wally was composed to a libretto by Luigi Illica, and features Catalani's most ...more
John Singer Sargent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 69 (1856-1925)
John Singer Sargent was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury. During his career, he created ...more
Flavio Mogherini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 72 (1922-1994)
Flavio Mogherini was an Italian production designer, art director and film director. His career spanned from 1947 to 1994. His daughter is the Italian politician Federica Mogherini.
Curzio Malaparte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 59 (1898-1957)
Curzio Malaparte, born Kurt Erich Suckert, was an Italian journalist, dramatist, short-story writer, novelist and diplomat. His chosen surname, which he used from 1925, means "evil/wrong ...more
Andrea Cesalpino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 84 (1519-1603)
Andrea Cesalpino was an Italian physician, philosopher and botanist. In his works he classified plants according to their fruits and seeds, rather than alphabetically or by medicinal properties. ...more
Giulio Racah is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Tuscany
Dec. at 56 (1909-1965)
Giulio Racah was an Italian–Israeli physicist and mathematician.