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Gabriele D’Annunzio on Horseback / Photo, 1900s
d'Annunzio, Gabriele,
1863-1938,
Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during World War I.

Gabriele D’Annunzio on horseback.

Photo, 1900s.
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March 2018: 155 years since the birth of Gabriele D'Annunzio
Italian poet, playwright and military commander Gabriele D'Annunzio was born on 12 March 1863 in Pescara and died on 1 March 1938 in Gardone.

A hugely popular cultural figure at the beginning of the 20th Century, he was also well known for his political right-wing activism and is considered a precursor of Mussolini's fascist era. Among his many lovers, actress Eleonora Duse and noblewoman Luisa Casati.