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26 Fun And Interesting Facts About Donatello

Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi, better known as Donatello, was an Italian Renaissance sculptor from Florence. He studied classical sculpture and used this to develop a complete Renaissance style in sculpture, whose periods in Rome, Padua and Siena introduced to other parts of Italy a long and productive career. Take a look below for…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi was an Italian-American physicist and the creator of the world’s first nuclear reactor, the Chicago Pile-1. He has been called the “architect of the nuclear age” and the “architect of the atomic bomb.” He was one of the very few physicists in history to excel both theoretically and experimentally. Take a look below…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Raphael

Raphael Sanzio de Urbino was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about Raphael. 1. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi’s law and a radio telegraph system. He’s credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun, “in recognition of their…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Thomas Aquinas

Saint Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest and Doctor of the Church. He was an immensely influential philosopher, theologian and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Niccolo Machiavelli

Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian diplomat, politician, historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer of the Renaissance period. He has often been called the father of modern political science. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fun facts about Niccolo Machiavelli. 1. For many years, he was a senior official in the…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Marco Polo

Marco Polo was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Republic of Venice. His travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde, a book that described to Europeans the wealth and great size of China, its capital Peking and other Asian cities and countries. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating…