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Badoglio, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Badoglio, Pietro py´tr bädô´ly [key], 1871–1956, Italian soldier and public official. After serving in World War I, he was governor of Libya (1929–33) and succeeded Gen. Emilio de Bono a...
Belluschi, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Belluschi, Pietro py´tr bloo´sk [key], 1899–1994, Italian-American civil engineer, designer, and architect. Belluschi served as dean and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Techn...
Bembo, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Bembo, Pietro py´tr bm´b [key], 1470–1547, Italian humanist, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. A favorite of the Medici, he was secretary to Pope Leo X and was made a cardinal by Paul...
Tacca, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Tacca, Pietro py´tr täk´kä [key], 1577–1644, Italian sculptor. A pupil of Giovanni Bologna, Tacca adopted the tortuous poses of mannerism and combined them in his bronzes with a classical na...
Pomponazzi, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Pomponazzi, Pietro py´tr pmpnät´ts [key], 1462–1525, Italian philosopher, b. Mantua. He was a professor at Padua, Ferrara, and Bologna. Pomponazzi aroused great interest in intellectual...
Cavallini, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Cavallini, Pietro py´tr käväl-l´n [key], c.1250–c.1330, Italian painter and mosaicist. Working in a classical style, he had an important influence on the art of Cimabue and Giotto. His s...
Nenni, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Nenni, Pietro py´tr nn´n [key], 1891–1980, Italian journalist and political leader. He was imprisoned in 1911 for his participation in the protest movement against the Italo-Turkish war in...
Tenerani, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Tenerani, Pietro py´tr tnrä´n [key], c.1789–1869, Italian sculptor. He studied with both Canova and Thorvaldsen. Of his many works on classical and Christian subjects, the best known in...
Aretino, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Aretino, Pietro py´tr ärt´n [key], 1492–1556, Italian satirist. He led a life of adventure and wrote abusive works for hire. His derisive wit was so feared that the gifts of those who s...
Damiani, Pietro(Encyclopedia)Damiani, Pietro: see Peter Damian, Saint.
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