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Umberto Eco

Italy (1932 - 2016)

Umberto Eco was an Italian novelist, essayist, literary critic, philosopher, and semiotician. He was born in Alessandria in 1932 and was Professor of Semiotics at the University of Bologna and President of the International Center for Semiotic and Cognitive Studies.
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