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Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni

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List of famous alumni from University of Rome La Sapienza, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Rome La Sapienza include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Rome La Sapienza alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Rome La Sapienza are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Rome La Sapienza.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Federico Fellini and Bernardo Bertolucci.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Rome La Sapienza?” and “Which celebrities are University of Rome La Sapienza alumni?”
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Umberto Guidoni is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Politician, Researcher, Astronaut
Umberto Guidoni (born 18 August 1954 in Rome) is an Italian astrophysicist, science writer and a former ESA astronaut, being the first European to visit the International Space Station. He is a ...more
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Maurizio Cheli is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Astronaut
Maurizio Cheli (born 4 May 1959) is an Italian air force officer, a European Space Agency astronaut and a veteran of one NASA Space Shuttle mission. A native of Modena, Cheli attended the ...more
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Federico Fellini is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Screenwriter, Film Director
Federico Fellini, (Italian: [fedeˈriːko felˈliːni]; 20 January 1920 – 31 October 1993) was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Known for his distinct style that blends fantasy and baroque ...more
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Abdirashid Ali Shermarke... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Politician
Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Somali: Cabdirashiid Cali Sharmaarke, Arabic: عبد الرشيد علي شارماركي‎) (June 8, 1919 – October 15, 1969), also known as Abdirashid Shermarke, was Prime Minister of ...more
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Pope Pius XII is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Religious Leader, Clergy
Pope Pius XII (Italian: Pio XII), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (Italian pronunciation: [euˈdʒɛːnjo maˈriːa dʒuˈzɛppe dʒoˈvanni paˈtʃɛlli]; 2 March 1876 – 9 October 1958), was ...more
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Ferzan Özpetek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Screenwriter, Film Director
Ferzan Özpetek (born 3 February 1959) is a Turkish-Italian film director and screenwriter, residing in Italy.
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Ettore Majorana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Physicist
Ettore Majorana (, Italian: [ˈɛttore majoˈraːna]; born on 5 August 1906 – probably died after 1959) was an Italian theoretical physicist who worked on neutrino masses. On March 25, 1938, he ...more

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Gabriele d'Annunzio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Poet, Journalist, Soldier
General Gabriele D'Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso, Duke of Gallese (UK: , US: , Italian: [ɡabriˈɛːle danˈnuntsjo]; 12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938), sometimes spelled d'Annunzio, was an Italian ...more
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J. Bowyer Bell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Historian, Art critic
J. Bowyer Bell (November 15, 1931 – August 23, 2003) was an American historian, artist and art critic. He was best known as a terrorism expert.
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Franco Modigliani is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Scientist, Economist
Franco Modigliani (1918 - 2003) was an Italian-American economist and the recipient of the 1985 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. He was a professor at University of Illinois at ...more
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Giorgio Abetti is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Astrophysicist, Astronomer
Giorgio Abetti (5 October 1882 – 24 August 1982) was an Italian solar astronomer.He was born in Padua, the son of noted astronomer Antonio Abetti. He was educated at the Universities of Padua ...more
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Bernardo Bertolucci is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Bernardo Bertolucci Film Producer, Screenwriter, Writer
Bernardo Bertolucci (Italian: [berˈnardo bertoˈluccʃi]; 16 March 1941 – 26 November 2018) was an Italian director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, ...more
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Emilio G. Segrè ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Physicist
Emilio Gino Segrè (1 February 1905 – 22 April 1989) was an Italian-American physicist and Nobel laureate, who discovered the elements technetium and astatine, and the antiproton, a ...more
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Mario Draghi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Economist, Banker
Mario Draghi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmaːrjo ˈdraːɡi]; born 3 September 1947) is an Italian economist serving as President of the European Central Bank since 2011. He previously served as the ...more
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Luigi Pirandello is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Librettist, Novelist, Screenwriter
Luigi Pirandello (Italian: [luˈiːdʒi piranˈdɛllo]; 28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays. ...more
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Magdi Allam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Commentator, Politician, Journalist
Magdi Cristiano Allam (Arabic: مجدي علام‎ Majdī ʿAllām; born 22 April 1952), is an Egyptian-born Italian journalist and politician, noted for his criticism of Islamic extremism and his articles ...more
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Maria Montessori is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Educator, Physician, Philosopher
Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori ( MON-tiss-OR-ee, Italian: [maˈriːa montesˈsɔːri]; August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of ...more
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Oscar Zariski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Mathematician, Scientist
Oscar Zariski (April 24, 1899 – July 4, 1986) was a Russian-born American mathematician and one of the most influential algebraic geometers of the 20th century.
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Gheorghe Mihoc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Mathematician, Statistician
Gheorghe Mihoc (July 7, 1906 – December 25, 1981) was a Romanian statistician. He was born in Brăila, the son of a worker. In 1908, his father moved the family to Bucharest. Here he attended ...more
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Giulio Andreotti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Journalist
Giulio Andreotti (US: AHN-dray-OT-ee, Italian: [ˈdʒuːljo andreˈɔtti]; 14 January 1919 – 6 May 2013) was an Italian politician and statesman who served as the 41st Prime Minister of Italy ...more
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Luciano Floridi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Philosopher
Luciano Floridi (Italian: [floˈriːdi]; born 16 November 1964) is currently Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information and Director of the Digital Ethics Lab, at the University of Oxford, ...more
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Gianfranco Fini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Politician, Journalist
Gianfranco Fini (born 3 January 1952) is an Italian politician, former President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, former leader of the conservative National Alliance, the post-fascist Italian ...more
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Cristina Ali Farah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Cristina Ali Farah
Cristina Ali Farah (born 1973 in Verona, Italy) is an Italian writer of Somali and Italian origin.
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Federico Capasso is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Professor, Scientist, Engineer
Federico Capasso (born 1949, Rome, Italy), a prominent applied physicist, was one of the inventors of the quantum cascade laser during his work at Bell Laboratories. He is currently on the ...more
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Giorgio Parisi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Rome La Sapienza Alumni
Physicist
Giorgio Parisi (born 4 August 1948) is an Italian theoretical physicist, whose research has focused on quantum field theory, statistical mechanics and complex systems. His best known ...more