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André Puccinelli (born July 2, 1948) is a Brazilian politician.
Saint Anthony of Padua (St.), born Fernando Martins de Bulhões (15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231), also known as Anthony of Lisbon, was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.
The Arno is a river in the Tuscany region of Italy.
The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Salé, Rabat, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli.
Bari (Barese: Bare; Barium; translit) is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Bari and of the Apulia region, on the Adriatic Sea, in southern Italy.
Bastia (Bastìa) (Corsican and Italian pronunciation) is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department of France located in the north-east of the island of Corsica at the base of Cap Corse.
Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Burlamacco is the clown-like figure which presides over the carnival in the Tuscan town of Viareggio, and is the town's mascot.
Camaiore is a city and comune of 32,513 inhabitants within the province of Lucca, Tuscany, central-western Italy.
Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.
The Carnival of Viareggio (Carnevale di Viareggio) is a carnival event annually held in the Tuscan city of Viareggio, in Italy.
Castruccio Castracani degli Antelminelli (1281 – 3 September 1328) was an Italian condottiero and duke of Lucca.
The Centro Giovani Calciatori Viareggio, or simply CGC Viareggio, is a Roller Hockey team from Viareggio, Italy.
Charles Louis (Carlo Ludovico; 22 December 1799 – 16 April 1883) was King of Etruria (1803–1807; reigned as Louis II), Duke of Lucca (1824–1847; reigned as Charles I), and Duke of Parma (1847–1849; reigned as Charles II).
Circoscrizione (plural: circoscrizioni) can refer to two different administrative units of Italy.
Codecasa is an Italian luxury super yacht building firm, founded in Viareggio by Giovanni Battista Codecasa in 1825.
The comune (plural: comuni) is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.
The Congress of Vienna (Wiener Kongress) also called Vienna Congress, was a meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna from November 1814 to June 1815, though the delegates had arrived and were already negotiating by late September 1814.
Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.
The Duchy of Lucca was a small Italian state existing from 1815 to 1847.
Eleonora Duse (3 October 1858 – 21 April 1924) was an Italian actress, often known simply as Duse.
Maria Anna (Marie Anne) Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi Levoy (3 January 1777 – 7 August 1820), Princesse Française, was an Italian ruler, Princess of Lucca and Piombino (1805-1814), Princess of Lucca (1805-1814), Grand Duchess of Tuscany (1809-1814) and Countess of Compignano by appointment of her brother Napoleon Bonaparte.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Eugenio Fascetti (born 23 October 1938 in Viareggio, Province of Lucca) is an Italian professional football coach and a former player, who played as a midfielder.
Football Club Esperia Viareggio, usually referred to simply as Viareggio, is an Italian football club located in Viareggio, Tuscany.
Felice Pasquale Baciocchi Levoy (18 May 1762 – 28 April 1841) was born at Ajaccio into a noble, but poor, Corsican family.
The Festival Puccini (Puccini Festival) is an annual summer opera festival held in July and August to present the operas of the famous Italian composer Giacomo Puccini.
The flag of Italy (Bandiera d'Italia), often referred to in Italian as il Tricolore; is a tricolour featuring three equally-sized vertical pales of green, white and red, with the green at the hoist side.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Florence Airport, Peretola, Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola and formally Amerigo Vespucci Airport, is the international airport of Florence, the capital of the Italian region of Tuscany.
Floriculture, or flower farming, is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and for floristry, comprising the floral industry.
"Frazione" (pl. frazioni) is the Italian name given in administrative law to a type of territorial subdivision of a comune; for other administrative divisions, see municipio, circoscrizione, quartiere.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
The Genoa–Pisa railway is one of the trunk lines of the Italian railway network.
Giorgio Gaber, byname of Giorgio Gaberscik (25 January 1939 – 1 January 2003), was an Italian singer, composer, actor, and playwright.
Giovanni Boccaccio (16 June 1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist.
The Grand Duchy of Tuscany (Granducato di Toscana, Magnus Ducatus Etruriae) was a central Italian monarchy that existed, with interruptions, from 1569 to 1859, replacing the Duchy of Florence.
Inigo Campioni (14 November 1878 – 24 May 1944) was an Italian naval officer during most of the first half of the 20th century.
The Italian National Institute of Statistics (Italian: Istituto Nazionale di Statistica; Istat) is the main producer of official statistics in Italy.
The Italian resistance movement (Resistenza italiana or just la Resistenza) is an umbrella term for resistance groups that opposed the occupying German forces and the Italian Fascist puppet regime of the Italian Social Republic during the later years of World War II.
Jean-Michel Folon (1 March 1934 – 20 October 2005) was a Belgian artist, illustrator, painter, and sculptor.
Kunshan is a county-level city in southeastern Jiangsu Province, bordering Shanghai to the east.
Lake Massaciuccoli (Lago di Massaciuccoli in Italian) is a lake in the Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The main Italian clubs competition is the Lega Nazionale Hockey Serie A1 (English Italian Roller Hockey League).
The libeccio (lebić; llebeig; λίβας; lebić) is the westerly or south-westerly wind which predominates in northern Corsica all year round; it frequently raises high seas and may give violent westerly squalls.
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.
The Ligurian Sea (Mar Ligure; Mer Ligurienne) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between the Italian Riviera (Liguria) and the island of Corsica.
Liquefied petroleum gas or liquid petroleum gas (LPG or LP gas), also referred to as simply propane or butane, are flammable mixtures of hydrocarbon gases used as fuel in heating appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles.
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea.
In association football, a manager is an occupation of head coach in the United Kingdom responsible for running a football club or a national team.
Marcello Lippi, Commendatore OMRI (born 12 April 1948) is an Italian former professional football player and current manager of the China national team.
Marco Columbro (born June 28, 1950) is an Italian actor and television host.
Maria Luisa of Spain (6 July 1782 – 13 March 1824) was a Spanish infanta, daughter of King Charles IV and his wife, Maria Luisa of Parma.
Maria Valtorta (14 March 1897 – 12 October 1961) was a Roman Catholic Italian writer and poet, considered by many to be a mystic.
Mario Monicelli (16 May 1915 – 29 November 2010) was an Italian director and screenwriter and one of the masters of the Commedia all'Italiana (Comedy Italian style).
Mario Tobino (16 January 1910, Viareggio, Province of Lucca, Tuscany – 11 December 1991, Agrigento) was an Italian poet, writer and psychiatrist.
Massarosa is a city and comune in the province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.
Mato Grosso do Sul is one of the Midwestern states of Brazil.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Nicola Luisotti (born 26 November 1961, Viareggio, Italy) is an Italian conductor.
Opole (Oppeln, Silesian German: Uppeln, Uopole, Opolí) is a city located in southern Poland on the Oder River and the historical capital of Upper Silesia.
Palmi (Reggino: Pàrmi, Palmae) is a comune (municipality) of about 19,303 inhabitants in the province of Reggio Calabria in Calabria.
Papier-mâché (literally "chewed paper") is a composite material consisting of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste.
Pasto, officially San Juan de Pasto, is the capital of the department of Nariño, in southern Colombia.
Peace is the concept of harmony and the absence of hostility.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (4 August 17928 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language, and one of the most influential.
Perini Navi is an Italian shipyard based in Viareggio, Italy.
Pierluigi Collina (born 13 February 1960) is an Italian former football referee.
Pietrasanta is a town and comune on the coast of northern Tuscany in Italy, in the province of Lucca.
Pisa is a city in the Tuscany region of Central Italy straddling the Arno just before it empties into the Ligurian Sea.
Pisa International Airport (Aeroporto Internazionale di Pisa), also named Galileo Galilei Airport is an airport located in Pisa, Italy.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.
Pope Leo X (11 December 1475 – 1 December 1521), born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, was Pope from 9 March 1513 to his death in 1521.
The Province of Lucca (Provincia di Lucca) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy.
Quasimodo (from Quasimodo Sunday) is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1831) by Victor Hugo.
In association football, the referee is the person responsible for enforcing the Laws of the Game during the course of a match.
The Republic of Lucca was a historic state of Italy, which lasted from 1160 to 1805 on the central Italian peninsula.
The Republic of Pisa (Repubblica di Pisa) was a de facto independent state centered on the Tuscan city of Pisa during the late 10th and 11th centuries.
Rimini (Rémin; Ariminum) is a city of about 150,000 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy and capital city of the Province of Rimini.
Roller hockey (in British English), rink hockey (in American English) or quad hockey is a team sport that enjoys significant popularity in a number of Latin countries.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Rosignano Marittimo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Livorno in the Italian region Tuscany, located about southwest of Florence and about southeast of Livorno.
Rossinavi is an Italian shipyard based in Viareggio.
San Benedetto del Tronto (Sambenedèttë in the local dialect) is a city and comune in the province of Ascoli Piceno, Marche, Italy.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.
Stefania Sandrelli (born 5 June 1946 in Viareggio, Province of Lucca) is an Italian actress, famous for her many roles in the commedia all'Italiana, starting from the 1960s.
The Decameron (Italian title: "Decameron" or "Decamerone"), subtitled "Prince Galehaut" (Old Prencipe Galeotto and sometimes nicknamed "Umana commedia", "Human comedy"), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375).
The Torneo di Viareggio (Viareggio Tournament), official name Viareggio Cup World Football Tournament Coppa Carnevale, is one of the most important youth football tournaments in the world.
Torre del Lago is a town of almost 11,000 inhabitants, a frazione of the comune of Viareggio, in the province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, between the Lake of Massaciuccoli and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Tuscany (Toscana) is a region in central Italy with an area of about and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013).
The Tyrrhenian Sea (Mar Tirreno, Mer Tyrrhénienne, Mare Tirrenu, Mari Tirrenu, Mari Tirrenu, Mare Tirreno) is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy.
Vecchiano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pisa in the Italian region Tuscany, located about west of Florence and about north of Pisa.
The Versilia is a part of Tuscany in the north-western province of Lucca, and is named after the Versilia river.
The Viareggio Prize (italic or Premio Letterario Viareggio-Rèpaci) is an Italian literary prize, first awarded in 1930.
Viareggio railway station (Stazione di Viareggio) serves the city and comune of Viareggio, in the region of Tuscany, central Italy.
The Viareggio derailment was the derailment of a freight train and subsequent fire which occurred on 29 June 2009 in a railway station in Viareggio, Lucca, a city in Central Italy's Tuscany region.
The Viareggio–Florence railway (Italian: Ferrovia Viareggio-Firenze) is a line built between 1848 and 1890 connecting the Tuscan cities of Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Lucca and Viareggio.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
A yacht is a watercraft used for pleasure or sports.