Famous people

Antonio Allegri

Painter Antonio Allegri, called "Il Correggio", was born in Correggio in 1494 and died in 1534. He is considered one of the major national painters of the XVI century

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Dorando Pietri

Dorando Pietri, also known as Dorando Petri (Correggio, October 16, 1885 - Sanremo, February 7, 1942), was an Italian athlete who went down in history for the dramatic epilogue of the Marathon at the London Olympic Games of 1908.

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Pier Vittorio Tondelli

Tondelli (Correggio, 1955 - 1991) was one of the most read writers of the latest generation. In his novels he always tried to use a language particularly suitable for young people.

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Luciano Ligabue

Luciano Ligabue, the "Italian Elvis" was born in Correggio in 1960, is the most authoritative and credible incarnation of rock music in Italy in the last quarter of this century. He is also author, actor and film director.

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