Great personalities of Lecco citizens who bring up the name of our town in Italy and throughout the world thanks to their works and feats. Let’s discover them!
Famous people of Lecco
From the nineteenth century up today so many Lecco citizens, by birth or by adoption, have become famous personalities both at national and international level. These people have stood out for their abilities, skills, moral depth, civic sense bringing up the name of Lecco in Italy and throughout the world, thanks to their works and feats.
eccoLecco is proud to host them because they are active memory and part of our town and our land.
Giuseppe Bovara, architect and engineer of Lecco, whose neoclassical style we meet in many buildings of Lecco.
Alessandro Manzoni and The Betrothed set in Lecco, where he was usual to spent his summer holidays at Villa Manzoni.
Antonio Stoppani, born in Lecco, founder of Italian Geology and Paleontology. He wrote the famous work Bel Paese that gave the name to a famous cheese.
Lecco is strictly related to Azzone Visconti. He made Lecco a fortified village and nowadays you can walk on Azzone Visconti Bridge.
Mario Cermenati born in Lecco and was a friend of abbot Antonio Stoppani. Passionate of natural science and politics he founded Lecco Civic Museums.
Riccardo Cassin and his beloved Grigna. A red sweater of Ragni from Lecco to the world elite of mountaineering.