Leonardo Benevolo, Italian architect and city planner, Died at 93

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Leonardo Benevolo was born on September 25, 1923, in Orta San Giulio, Italy and died on January 5, 2017.

He was an Italian architect.

Benevolo was a city planner and architecture historian.

Benevolo studied architecture in Rome where he graduated in 1946.

Then, he taught as a history of architecture in Rome, Florence, Venice and Palermo.

Leonardo Benevolo’s book Storia dell’archittetura moderna (History of Modern Architecture) first published in 1960 has been reprinted 18 times, as of 1996, and translated into six other languages.

Leonardo Benevolo passed away at 93 years old.