Jun. 28, 1867 Agrigento Provincia di Agrigento Sicilia, Italy
Dec. 10, 1936 Rome Provincia di Roma Lazio, Italy
Italian dramatist, novelist and short story-writer. His works, which deal with the themes of illusion and reality, and the tragicomic absurdity of life, include the plays 'Six Characters In Search Of An Author' (1921) and 'Henry IV' (1922), and the novel 'The Late Mattia Pascal' (1904). Nobel Prize for literature 1934.