Arrigo Petacco

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Arrigo Petacco

Arrigo Petacco (7 August 1929 – 3 April 2018) was an Italian writer, historian and journalist. He was born in Castelnuovo Magra, Italy. He was special envoy, editor-in-chief and executive director of La Nazione and La Storia Illustrata, and author of the homonymous monthly television program on the RAI.[1]

In 1983 he won the Saint Vincent award for journalism and in 2006 received the Capo d'Orlando prize even for journalism.

Petacco died in Porto Venere, Italy on 3 April 2018 of liver cancer at the age of 88.[2]

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