country of citizenship: Italy, Kingdom of Italy
language of expression: Italian, Latin, Romanian, English, French, German
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Giuliano Bonfante (6 August 1904, Milan – 9 September 2005, Rome) was an Italian linguist and expert on the language of the Etruscans and other Italic peoples. He was professor of linguistics at the University of Genoa and then at the University of Turin.Bonfante was born in Milan, the son of jurist Pietro Bonfante. He collaborated with his daughter, Larissa Bonfante, in his study of the Etruscan language. He became a member of the Accademia dei Lincei in 1958.
He died in Rome.
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