People in LiguriaEdit This
But there was also Andrea Doria the clever and powerful Admiral of the Republic, member of one of the ancient families who still has important descendants in Genoa nowadays. Giuseppe Garibaldi the 2 Worlds heroe, Giuseppe Mazzini one of the Italian Unification architect, Nino Bixio one of the "1000" to start to fight for the Italian unification, Goffredo Mameli the author of the national hymn, Nicolò Paganini the most famous violinist of all times.
Coming down to nowadays: Eugenio Montale was born in Genoa, he won the Nobel Literature Prize with poems composed along the typical Ligurian villages of The 5 Lands along the coast, nominated Human Cultural Heritage by Unesco. Fabrizio De Andrè probably the best Italian songwriter, Renzo Piano one of the most famous architect in the world. He is the one that redesigned the Genoa Expo Area in 1992.