Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco
1932 - 2016

Umberto Eco  Italian Writer


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Italian Writer Umberto Eco was born on 5th January, 1932 in Alessandria, Italy and passed away on 19th Feb 2016 Milan, Italy aged 84. He is most remembered for The Rose Name. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Umberto Eco is a member of the following lists: University of the Republic of San Marino faculty, Gruppo 63 and Knights Commander of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.


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First Name Umberto
Last Name Eco
Full Name at Birth Umberto Eco
Alternative Name Eco
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th January, 1932
Birthplace Alessandria, Italy
Died 19th February, 2016
Place of Death Milan, Italy
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Italian
High School Plana high school,Alessandria,Italy(1946-1951)
University University of Turin
Occupation Text Critic,university teacher,writer
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame The Rose Name

Umberto Eco OMRI (5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016) was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor. He is best known internationally for his 1980 novel Il nome della rosa (The Name of the Rose), a historical mystery combining semiotics in fiction with biblical analysis, medieval studies, and literary theory. He later wrote other novels, including Il pendolo di Foucault (Foucault's Pendulum) and L'isola del giorno prima (The Island of the Day Before). His novel Il cimitero di Praga (The Prague Cemetery), released in 2010, topped the bestseller charts in Italy.

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ZiggyStarduxt9282738ZiggyStarduxt9282738Nov 14

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CostyLoveCostyLoveAug 26, 2014

He was one of my grandpa's classmates in high school! :)

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