* Giorgio Basta (1544–1607), aristocrat, general and military strategist in the Holy Roman Empire.
* Lekë Matrënga (1560–1619), priest, one of the first writers in Albanian language.
* Pope Clement XI (1649–1721), born Giovanni Francesco Albani, Pope from 1700 -1721.
* Jeronim de Rada (1814–1903), poet, folklorist and Albanian nationalist.
* Anton Santori (1819–1894), writer, playwright and poet of the Albanian National Awakening.
* Francesco Crispi (1819–1901), 19th century Italian politician, Prime Minister between 1887–1891 and again between 1893-1896.
* Zef Serembe (1844–1901), lyric poet.
* Zef Skiroi (1865–1925), poet, linguist, publicist and folklorist.
* Antonio Gramsci (1891–1937), Italian philosopher, writer, politician and political theorist.
* Costantino Mortati (1891–1985), statesman and contributor to the Italian Constitution.
* Giuseppe T. Gangale (1898–1978), Italian philosopher, philologist and poet.
* Enrico Cuccia (1907–2000), banker, founder of Mediobanca and important figure in Italian post-war industrial reconstruction.
* Stefano Rodotà (1933), politician.
* Joseph J. DioGuardi (b. 1940), American politician.
* Kara DioGuardi (b. 1970), singer, songwriter and American Idol judge.
* Claudia Conserva (b. 1974), Chilean TV hostess and actress.
* Amalia Granata (b. 1981), Argentine model.
* Ernesto Sábato (b. 1911), Argentine writer.
* Regis Philbin (b. 1931), American media personality and occasional actor and singer.
* John Cena (b. 1977), American Professional wrestler