Italian writerDied when: 78 years 160 days (941 months)
Star Sign: Aries
Gianna Manzini (March 24, 1896 – August 31, 1974) was an Italian writer whose Ritratto in piedi won her the Premio Campiello in 1971.It is a semi-autobiographical portrait of her father, an Italian anarchist.
After several banishments for his political activities, her anarchist father was exiled to the small hilltop town of Cutigliano in 1921, 25 km northwest of Pistoia, where he would die of a heart attack in 1925 after being chased by fascist hoodlums.
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