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

Famous Italian writers of poems include everything from Roberto Benigni to Pier Paolo Pasolini.

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

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Ada Negri is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Italy
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Ada Negri was an Italian poet and writer. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1870-1945)

Birthplace: Lodi, Italy

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Adriano Banchieri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Italy
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Adriano Banchieri was an Italian composer, music theorist, organist and poet of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. He founded the Accademia dei Floridi in Bologna. ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1568-1634)

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

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Aldo Palazzeschi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Italy
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Aldo Palazzeschi was the pen name of Aldo Giurlani, an Italian novelist, poet, journalist and essayist. ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1885-1974)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

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Alessandro Manzoni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Italy
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Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni was an Italian poet and novelist. He is famous for the novel The Betrothed, generally ranked among the masterpieces of world literature. The novel is also a symbol of the Italian Risorgimento, both for its patriotic message and because it was a fundamental milestone in the development of the modern, unified Italian language. ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1785-1873)

Birthplace: Milan, Italy

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