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R. Judah Aryeh (Leon) Modena (1571 - 1648)

Leon Judah Aryeh of Modena , an Italian scholar, rabbi, and poet; son of Isaac of Modena and Diana Rachel; born April 23, 1571, at Venice; died there March 24, 1648. He was a descendant of a prominent ...

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Primo Levi MP (1919 - 1987)

The International Primo Levi Studies Center Turin Primo Levi Center New York Primo Michele Levi (I31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer. He was the author ...

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John Baptista MP (c.1600 - 1667)

John Baptista , an Italian physician and apothecary living in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was probably a converted Jew. He might have been father or brother of Rebecca (Baptista) Vance , wife of Joseph V...

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Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1986 MP (1909 - 2012)

History of Neuroscience: Rita Levi-Montalcini Rita Levi-Montalcini ; (22 April 1909 - 30 December 2012), Knight Grand Cross, is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, rece...

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Leo de Benedicto MP (deceased)

Leo de Benedicto Christiano , an 11th century Jewish convert to Christianity. He was ancestor of the Pierleoni family. Wikipedia Leo de Benedicto Christiano Leo de Benedicto Christiano , or j...

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Pagano Ebriaci, di Pisa MP (c.1050 - 1090)

30 Aug 2013 - Note from J Harlow, Curator. I have been searching for an authoritative reference to shore up my hypothesis that Pagano Ebriaci is the same person as Abū Saʿīd Khal...

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Vera Funaro Modigliani (deceased)

Vera Funaro Modigliani carried on the legacy of her husband, Giuseppe Emanuele Modigliani and created the Modigliani Foundation, with the objective of documenting the history of this post-unification p...

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Giuseppe Emanuele (Mene) Modigliani (b. - 1947)

The “other Modigliani,” Giuseppe Emanuele Modigliani was one of Italy's earliest socialist and union leaders to be elected to Parliament. He was the younger brother of the legendary moder...

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Rabbi Meshulam "the Great" MP (900 - c.1020)

Referred to as Meshullam the Great of Rome and Lucca at and Meshullam HaGadol / Meshullam the Great /Meshullam ben Kalonymus: Kalonymos or Kalonymus (Hebrew: קלוני...

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Don Yehuda Hiyya ben Yitzhak ben Shmuel Abravanel (c.1550 - 1583)

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Samuel Abravanel (1473 - 1547)

Abravanel Family Wikipedia Abrabanel Jewish Encyclopedia

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Benvenida Abravanel (b. - c.1575)

Medici Document Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici and Jewish Lady Benvenida Abravanel was one of the most influential and wealthiest Jewish women of early modern Italy. Her family life, howev...

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Itzhak Abrabanel aka Avraham Itzhak Ben Yakov (b. - 5406)

Abravanel Family Wikipedia Abrabanel Jewish Encyclopedia

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Antonio Bassano MP (c.1511 - 1574)

Anthony Bassano From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony Bassano was a 16th century Italian musician. Bassano, born in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, was one of six sons of Jeronimo Bassano (A...

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Nathaniel Luria MP (1385 - c.1460)

According to Jacobi he is the first one to have the surname "Luria", maybe he settled in the town of Loria west of Bassano in the Vicensa district in Italy before he moved to Mantua. [Dr. Paul Jacobi...

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Rabbi Meir Katzenellenbogen [Maharam of Padua] / רבי מאיר קצנלנבוגן-מהר"ם מפדואה MP (c.1482 - c.1564)

Meir ben Isaac Katzenellenbogen (1482 – January 12, 1565) (also, Meir of Padua, Maharam Padua , Hebrew: מאיר בן יצחק ק...

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ר יהודה בן אליעזר הלוי מינץ המהר"י מינ"ץ MP (c.1405 - 1508)

הג"ר יהודה מינץ אב"ד פאדווה בעל &...

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Rabbi Avraham ben Yehuda Ha-Levi Mintz MP (c.1440 - 1530)

Abraham ben Judah ha-Levi Minz was an Italian rabbi who flourished at Padua in the first half of the 16th century, father-in-law of Meïr Katzenellenbogen. The "Minz" family of rabbis and schol...

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Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen (1 day King) / שאול ואהל-קצנלנבוגן MP (1541 - 1616)

R' SHAUL WAHL KATZENELLENBOGEN - FAMOUS FOR HAVING BEEN "KING FOR A NIGHT." There was a need to find someone trustworthy to serve as king for one day until elections. Shaul Katzenellenbogen was chose...

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David Nieto MP (1654 - 1728)

David Nieto (1654, Venice–10 January 1728, London) was the Haham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish community in London, later succeeded in this capacity by his son, Isaac Nieto. Nieto was one...

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Jeronimo / Hieronimo Bassano da Ponte MP (1480 - 1545)

Jeronimo Bassano also see John Izon, Italian Musicians at the Tudor Court (The Music Quarterly) Giulio Ongar, New Documents on the Bassano Family (Early Music, August 1992) Hieronymous Bass...

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Samuel שמואל David דוד Luzzatto לוצאטו, ShaDaL / שד"ל MP (1800 - 1865)

Family Tree Samuel David Luzzatto (שמואל דוד לוצאטו‬‎) was an Italian Jewish scholar,...

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Amedeo Modigliani MP (1884 - 1920)

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was an Italian artist who worked mainly in France. Primarily a figurative artist, he became known for paintings and sculpture...

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