List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "U - V"

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List of Great Italian Historical Personalities Started With "U - V"

Alphabetically Listing "U - V" - Fact Sheets and Figures on Roman History of Persons

Umberto I (1844-1900) king of Italy in 1878-1900; son of Victor Emmanuel II: assassinated at Monza.
Urania Greek myth. 1.the Muse of astronomy; 2.another name of Aphrodite
Van Aelst, Pieter (...-1532) Belgian tapestry maker, a head of an important manufacture in Brussels, number one in the 16th century.
Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574) Italian architect, painter, and art historian, noted for his Lives of the most Excellent Italian Architects, Painters, and Sculptors (1550; 1568), a principal source for the history of Italian Renaissance art.
Victor Emmanuel II (1820-1878), king of Sardinia-Piedmont in 1849-1878 and the first king of Italy from 1861.
Victor Emmanuel III (1869-1947) king of Italy (1900-1946): dominated after 1922 by Mussolini, whom he appointed as premier; abdicated in favour of his son Umberto II, the last king of Italy, who governed from May 9 to June 12, 1946.
Virgil (70-19 b.C.) (Publius Vergilius Maro) Roman poet, patronized by Maecenas. The Eclogues (42-37), ten pastoral poems, and the Georgics (37-30), four books on the art of farming, established Virgil as the foremost poet of his age. His masterpiece is the Aeneid (30-19 b.C.).
Vitruvio Pollione (1st century b.C.) Roman writer; under emperor Augustus wrote ten books of his treatise De Architectura
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