Gianni Vattimo

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Birthday
4, 1936
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Openly gay author, philosopher, politician, and devout Catholic who said he welcomed God's death.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Turin where he studied philosophy with existentialist Luigi Pareyson. He later studied with Karl Löwith and Hans-Georg Gadamer in Heidelberg.

Trivia

He was a political activist known for his involvement with Democrats of the Left, the Party of Italian Communists, and served in Parliament twice, first in 1999 and later in 2009.

Family Life

He was born to Italian parents in Turin, Piedmont.

Associated With

He was greatly influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche.