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Famous People Named Giovanni 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Giovanni are out there? This list of celebrities named Giovanni will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Giovannis below include actors named Giovanni and athletes named Giovanni, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Giovanni who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Giovannis below include Giovanni Ribisi, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, and Giovanni Boccaccio.
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Giovanni Ribisi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 44

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi (Italian pronunciation: [antoˈniːno dʒoˈvanni riˈbiːzi]; born December 17, 1974) is an American film and television actor known for his roles in the TV series Sneaky ...more

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Giovanni van Bronckhorst... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Footballer

Age: 44

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Giovanni Christiaan van Bronckhorst OON (Dutch pronunciation: [ɟijoːˈvɑni vɑm ˈbrɔŋkɦɔrst] (listen); born 5 February 1975), also known by his nickname Gio, is a retired Dutch footballer and the ...more
Giovanni Boccaccio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Poet, Author, Writer

Age: Dec. at 62 (1313-1375)

Birthplace: Certaldo, Italy

Giovanni Boccaccio (UK: , US: , Italian: [dʒoˈvanni bokˈkattʃo]; 16 June 1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. ...more

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Giovanni Battista Pergol... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Organist, Violinist

Age: Dec. at 26 (1710-1736)

Birthplace: Iesi, Italy

Giovanni Battista Draghi (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni batˈtista ˈdraːɡi]; 4 January 1710 – 16 or 17 March 1736), often referred to as Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Italian: [perɡoˈleːzi; ...more

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Pa... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer

Age: Dec. at 69 (1525-1594)

Birthplace: Palestrina, Italy

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525 – 2 February 1594) was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music and the best-known 16th-century representative of the Roman School of musical ...more
Giovanni Falcone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Judge

Age: Dec. at 53 (1939-1992)

Birthplace: Palermo, Italy

Giovanni Falcone (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni falˈkoːne]; 18 May 1939 – 23 May 1992) was an Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate. From his office in the Palace of Justice in Palermo, Sicily, he ...more
Giovanni Martinelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Opera Singer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1885-1969)

Birthplace: Montagnana, Italy

Giovanni Martinelli (October 22, 1885 – February 2, 1969) was an Italian operatic tenor. He was associated with the Italian lyric-dramatic repertory, although he performed French operatic roles ...more

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Giovanni Leone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni

Age: Dec. at 93 (1908-2001)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, Province of Naples, + more

Giovanni Leone (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni leˈoːne]; 3 November 1908 – 9 November 2001) was an Italian politician. He was the 37th Prime Minister of Italy from 21 June 1963 to 4 December ...more
Giovanni Pico della Mira... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Writer, Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 31 (1463-1494)

Birthplace: Mirandola, Italy

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (US: , Italian: [dʒoˈvanni ˈpiːko della miˈrandola]; Latin: Johannes Picus de Mirandula; 24 February 1463 – 17 November 1494) was an Italian Renaissance nobleman ...more
Giovanni Bellini is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Painter

Age: Dec. at 86 (1430-1516)

Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy

Giovanni Bellini (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni belˈliːni]; c. 1430 – 26 November 1516) was an Italian Renaissance painter, probably the best known of the Bellini family of Venetian ...more
Giovanni Gabrieli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Organist

Age: Dec. at 58 (1554-1612)

Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy

Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1554/1557 – 12 August 1612) was an Italian composer and organist. He was one of the most influential musicians of his time, and represents the culmination of the style of ...more
Giovanni Trapattoni is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Coach

Age: 79

Birthplace: Cusano Milanino, Italy

Giovanni Trapattoni (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni trapatˈtoːni]; born 17 March 1939), sometimes popularly known as "Trap" or "Il Trap", is an Italian football manager ...more
Giovanni Francesco Barbi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni

Age: Dec. at 75 (1591-1666)

Birthplace: Cento, Italy

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (February 8, 1591 – December 22, 1666), better known as Guercino, or il Guercino [ɡwerˈtʃiːno], was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from Cento in the Emilia ...more
Giovanni Papini is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Journalist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1881-1956)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Italy, Florence, Southern Europe, + more

Giovanni Papini (January 9, 1881 – ibid. July 8, 1956) was an Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, philosopher and writer.
Giovanni Messe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni

Age: Dec. at 85 (1883-1968)

Birthplace: Europe, Apulia, Eurasia, Italy, Southern Europe, + more

Giovanni Messe (10 December 1883 – 18 December 1968) was an Italian general, politician, and field marshal (Maresciallo d'Italia). He is considered by many to have been the best Italian general ...more
Giovanni Carmazzi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
American football player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Sacramento, California

Giovanni Carmazzi (born April 14, 1977) is a former American football player. He never played in a regular season NFL game but was on the roster of the San Francisco 49ers as a backup ...more
Giovanni di Giovanni is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni

Age: Dec. at 15 (1350-1365)

Giovanni di Giovanni (c. 1350 – May 7, 1365?) was one of the youngest victims of the campaign against sodomy waged in 14th-century Florence. The prosecution came on the heels of the Black Death, ...more
Giovanni Punto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Musician

Age: Dec. at 57 (1746-1803)

Birthplace: Žehušice, Czech Republic

Jan Václav Stich, better known as Giovanni Punto (28 September 1746 in Žehušice, Bohemia – 16 February 1803 in Prague, Bohemia) was a Czech horn player and a pioneer of the hand-stopping ...more
Giovanni Schiaparelli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Astronomer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1835-1910)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Italy, Piedmont, Province of Cuneo, Savigliano

Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli ( SKAP-ə-REL-ee, SHAP-, also US: skee-AHP-, Italian: [dʒoˈvanni virˈdʒiːnjo skjapaˈrɛlli]; 14 March 1835 – 4 July 1910) was an Italian astronomer and science ...more
Giovanni Rossi Lomanitz ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Physicist

Age: Dec. at 82 (1921-2003)

Birthplace: Oklahoma

Ross Lomanitz (1921–2003) was an American physicist. He was born in Bryan, Texas and grew up in Oklahoma. His father was an agricultural chemist and named his son after the Italian socialist ...more
Giovanni Battista Tiepol... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Painter, Printmaker

Age: Dec. at 74 (1696-1770)

Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo ( tee-EP-ə-loh, Italian: [dʒoˈvanni batˈtista ˈtjɛːpolo]; March 5, 1696 – March 27, 1770), also known as Giambattista (or Gianbattista) Tiepolo, was an Italian painter ...more
Giovanni Battista Vitali... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Violinist

Age: Dec. at 60 (1632-1692)

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Giovanni Battista Vitali (18 February 1632 – 12 October 1692) was an Italian composer and violone player. Vitali was born in Bologna and spent all of his life in the Emilian region, moving to ...more
Giovanni Sollima is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Composer, Cellist

Age: 56

Birthplace: Palermo, Italy

Giovanni Sollima (born 24 October 1962 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy) is an Italian composer and cellist. He was born into a family of musicians and studied cello with Giovanni Perriera and ...more
Giovanni Villani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Diplomat, Official, Banker

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Italy, Florence, Southern Europe, + more

Giovanni Villani (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni vilˈlaːni]; c. 1276 or 1280 – 1348) was an Italian banker, official, diplomat and chronicler from Florence who wrote the Nuova Cronica (New ...more
Giovanni da Verrazzano ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Giovanni
Explorer

Age: Dec. at 43 (1485-1528)

Birthplace: Greve in Chianti, Italy

Giovanni da Verrazzano (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni da verratˈtsaːno], sometimes also spelled Verrazano; 1485–1528) was an Italian explorer of North America, in the service of King Francis I of France. ...more