List of Famous people named Francesco

Name Francesco is among the most common names in Italy. Shortened forms: Franco. Similar names: Franco, Francisque, Franceska, Francysk, Franciska. Here are some famous Francescos:

Francesco Totti

First Name Francesco
Last Name Totti
Born on September 27, 1976 (age 47)
Born in Italy, Lazio
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Francesco Totti is an Italian former professional footballer who played solely for Roma and the Italy national team primarily as an attacking midfielder or second striker, but could also play as a lone striker or winger. He is often referred to as Er Bimbo de Oro, L'Ottavo Re di Roma, Er Pupone, Il Capitano, and Il Gladiatore by the Italian sports media. A creative offensive playmaker renowned for his vision, technique, and goalscoring ability, Totti is considered to be one of the greatest Italian players of all time and Roma's greatest ever player.

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Francesco Molinari

First Name Francesco
Last Name Molinari
Born on November 8, 1982 (age 41)
Born in Italy, Piedmont
Height 172 cm | 5'8

Francesco Molinari is an Italian professional golfer. He won the 2018 Open Championship, his first and only major victory, and the first major won by an Italian professional golfer. The Open Championship win capped a successful season in which he won the 2018 BMW PGA Championship, his sixth win on the European Tour, and the Quicken Loans National, his first PGA Tour win. At the end of the season, Molinari won 5 out of 5 points as Europe won the 2018 Ryder Cup.

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Francesco Guidolin

First Name Francesco
Last Name Guidolin
Born on October 3, 1955 (age 68)
Born in Italy, Veneto
Height 179 cm | 5'10

Francesco Guidolin is an Italian football manager and former player, most recently the manager of Premier League team Swansea City. He has coached various Italian club sides in Serie A, winning the 1996–97 Coppa Italia with Vicenza, while also competing in European competitions with Vicenza, Udinese, Bologna and Palermo, as well as managing Ligue 1 club Monaco.

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Francesco Pianeta

First Name Francesco
Last Name Pianeta
Born on October 8, 1984 (age 39)
Born in Italy, Calabria
Height 196 cm | 6'5

Francesco Pianeta is an Italian former professional boxer who competed from 2005 to 2018. He challenged for the unified heavyweight title in 2013 and the WBA (Regular) title in 2015. At regional level held the European Union heavyweight title from 2008 to 2009.

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Francesco Flachi

First Name Francesco
Last Name Flachi
Born on April 8, 1975 (age 49)
Born in Italy, Tuscany
Height 172 cm | 5'8

Francesco Flachi is an Italian former professional footballer who played as a striker.

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Francesco Bagnaia

First Name Francesco
Last Name Bagnaia
Born on January 14, 1997 (age 27)
Born in Italy, Piedmont

Francesco "Pecco" Bagnaia is an Italian motorcycle racer. He currently competes in MotoGP for the Pramac Racing team. Bagnaia became the 2018 Moto2 World Champion after winning 8 races during the season, finishing his season with a total of 12 podiums, 6 pole positions and 306 points.

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Francesco Schettino

First Name Francesco
Last Name Schettino
Born on November 14, 1960 (age 63)
Born in Italy, Campania

Francesco Schettino is an Italian former sea captain who commanded the cruise ship Costa Concordia when it struck an underwater rock and capsized with the deaths of 32 passengers and crew off the Italian island of Giglio on 13 January 2012. In 2015, he was sentenced to sixteen years in prison for his role in the incident.

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Francesco Gabbani

First Name Francesco
Last Name Gabbani
Born on September 9, 1982 (age 41)
Born in Italy, Tuscany

Francesco Gabbani is an Italian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He rose to fame after winning the newcomers' section of the Sanremo Music Festival 2016 with the song "Amen". The next year, he went on to win the main section of the Sanremo Music Festival 2017 with the song "Occidentali's Karma", and represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 finishing in 6th place.

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Francesco Friedrich

First Name Francesco
Last Name Friedrich
Born on May 2, 1990 (age 34)
Born in Germany, Saxony
Height 183 cm | 6'0

Francesco Friedrich is a German bobsledder who has been active since 2006. At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, he and brakeman Thorsten Margis tied with Canada's Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz for the gold medal in the two-man competition. Friedrich also won gold outright in the four-man event alongside Margis, Candy Bauer and Martin Grothkopp, making Friedrich the fifth German pilot to win two-man and four-man golds at the same Games, after Andreas Ostler in 1952, Meinhard Nehmer in 1976, Wolfgang Hoppe in 1984 and André Lange in 2006. Friedrich previously competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the doubles and fours and finished in eighth and tenth place, respectively.

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Francesco Carrozzini

First Name Francesco
Last Name Carrozzini
Born in Italy, Lombardy

Francesco Carrozzini is an Italian-born director, photographer and philanthropist currently based between Los Angeles and New York City.

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