Umberto Trippa (top) at the 1960 Olympics
|Born||6 April 1931 89) (age|
|Died||23 december 2015 (aged 84)|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
Umberto Trippa (6 April 1931 – 18 December 2015) was an Italian wrestler. He competed in the Greco-Roman featherweight division at the 1952, 1956 and 1960 Olympics and finished in fourth, sixth and fourth place, respectively. He won the silver medal in this event at the 1953 World Championships. Moreover, he was eight times absolute Italian champion.
Umberto Eco was an Italian medievalist, philosopher, semiotician, cultural critic, political and social commentator, and novelist. In English, he is best known for his popular 1980 novel The Name of the Rose, a historical mystery combining semiotics in fiction with biblical analysis, medieval studies, and literary theory, and Foucault's Pendulum, his 1988 novel which touches on similar themes.
An institutional referendum was held in Italy on 2 June 1946, a key event of Italian contemporary history.
The House of Savoy is a royal dynasty that was established in 1003 in the historical Savoy region. Through gradual expansion, the family grew in power from ruling a small Alpine county north-west of Italy to absolute rule of the Kingdom of Sicily in 1713 to 1720, when they were handed the island of Sardinia, over which they would exercise direct rule from then onward.
Umberto II reigned as the last King of Italy. He reigned for 34 days, from 9 May 1946 to 12 June 1946, although he had been de facto head of state since 1944, and was nicknamed the May King.
Tripe is a type of edible lining from the stomachs of various farm animals. Most tripe is from cattle and sheep.
Umberto Boccioni was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement as one of its principal figures. Despite his short life, his approach to the dynamism of form and the deconstruction of solid mass guided artists long after his death. His works are held by many public art museums, and in 1988 the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City organized a major retrospective of 100 pieces.
Umberto Saba was an Italian poet and novelist, born Umberto Poli in the cosmopolitan Mediterranean port of Trieste when it was the fourth largest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Poli assumed the nom de plume "Saba" in 1910, and his name was officially changed to Umberto Saba in 1928. From 1919 he was the proprietor of an antiquarian bookshop in Trieste. He suffered from depression for all of his adult life.
Umberto Agnelli was an Italian industrialist and politician. He was the third son of Virginia Agnelli and of Edoardo Agnelli, and the youngest brother of Gianni Agnelli.
Umberto Nobile was an Italian aviator, aeronautical engineer and Arctic explorer. Nobile was a developer and promoter of semi-rigid airships between the two World Wars. He is primarily remembered for designing and piloting the airship Norge, which may have been the first aircraft to reach the North Pole, and which was indisputably the first to fly across the polar ice cap from Europe to America. Nobile also designed and flew the Italia, a second polar airship; this second expedition ended in a deadly crash and provoked an international rescue effort.
Tripe soup or tripe stew is a soup or stew made with tripe.
Umberto D. is a 1952 Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica. Most of the actors were non-professional, including Carlo Battisti who plays the title role of Umberto Domenico Ferrari, a poor elderly man in Rome who is desperately trying to keep his rented room. His landlady is evicting him, and his only true friends, the housemaid and his dog Flike are of no help.
Pazzano is a village and comune located in Locride's region in the province of Reggio Calabria.
Umberto Pelizzari is an Italian freediver, widely considered among the best of all times. Of his era, he is the sole person to have established world records in all the then existing disciplines of freediving.
Unique Forms of Continuity in Space is a 1913 bronze Futurist sculpture by Umberto Boccioni. It is seen as an expression of movement and fluidity. The sculpture is depicted on the obverse of the Italian-issue 20 cent euro coin.
Prince Umberto of Savoy was a member of the Aosta branch of the House of Savoy and was styled the Count of Salemi.
Umberto I, nicknamed the Good, was the King of Italy from 9 January 1878 until his assassination on 29 July 1900.
Roman cuisine comes from the Italian city of Rome. It features fresh, seasonal and simply-prepared ingredients from Roman Campagna. These include peas, globe artichokes and fava beans, shellfish, milk-fed lamb and goat, and cheeses such as Pecorino Romano and ricotta. Olive oil is used mostly to dress raw vegetables, while strutto and fat from prosciutto are preferred for frying. The most popular sweets in Rome are small individual pastries called pasticcini, gelato and handmade chocolates and candies. Special dishes are often reserved for different days of the week; for example, gnocchi is eaten on Thursdays, baccalà on Fridays, and trippa on Saturdays.
Gli onorevoli is a 1963 Italian anthology comedy film directed by Sergio Corbucci.
Umberto Bossi is an Italian politician, former leader of the Northern League, a party seeking autonomy or independence for Northern Italy or Padania. He is married to the Sicilian Manuela Marrone and has four sons.
Trippa alla Romana is a traditional dish of the cuisine of Rome, Italy.
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