Italian writerDied when: 88 years 363 days (1067 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Luigi Ugolini (June 25, 1891 – June 22, 1980) was an Italian writer.He is best known for his series of fictionalized biographies of Italian leaders in art and science, and for a volume of work that immortalizes traditions, values and ways of life of Tuscany and Florence.
Ugolini left an early career as a lawyer to write, and his literary works, many of which are inducted as scholastic required reading in Italian schools, earned a worldwide reputation and several prestigious literary awards.
He was also a painter, an expert ornithologist and gastronome.