Umberto Nobile

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Birthday
21, 1885
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jul 30, 1978 (93)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1885
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jul 30, 1978 (93)

About

Italian Arctic explorer and aeronautical engineer who was the developer and promoter of the semi-rigid airships during the Golden Age of Aviation.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Naples with an electrical and industrial engineering degree.

Trivia

He ran for the Constituent Assembly as an independent candidate in the lists of the Italian Communist Party.

Family Life

He was married more than once and had a daughter, Maria born in 1921.

Associated With

One of his principal antagonists was Italo Balbo.