Nani Tedeschi: a look upon the world

A Series of important characters of the world's history, politics, economy, art and culture seen through the eyes of the artist Nani Tedeschi.

By Bettino Craxi Foundation

Jacques Sauvageot, Alain Geismar, and Daniel Cohn-Bendit by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Jacques Sauvageot, Alain Geismar, and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, leaders of May 1968, the name of all revolt movements in France in May-June 1968.

Heinrich Theodor Boll by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Heinrich Theodor Böll was one of Germany's foremost post-World War II writers was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972.

Jimmy Carter, Deng Xiaoping,Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

James Earl Carter Jr, Deng Xiaoping and Leonìd Il'ìč Brèžnev.
James Earl Carter Jr. is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he also served as the Governor of Georgia prior to his election as president. Carter has remained active in public life during his post-presidency, and in 2002 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center. Deng Xiaoping was a Chinese revolutionary and statesman. He was the paramount leader of the People's Republic of China , Deng led his country through far-reaching market-economy reforms and was responsible for economic reforms the opening to the global economy. Leonìd Il'ìč Brèžnev was a Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982 as the General Secretary of the Central Committee (CC) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).

Fidel Castro and Mengistu Haile Mariam by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Fidel Castro was a Cuban revolutionary, politician. Prime Minister of Cuba, President of the State Council and President of the Council of Ministers First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba. Mengistu Haile Mariam is an Ethiopian politician who was the leader of Ethiopia from 1977 to 1991. He was the chairman of the Derg, the Communist military junta that governed Ethiopia and the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Henry Kissinger, Khomeyni by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Henry Kissinger and Khomeyni.
Henry Kissinger is an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Khomeyni was an Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader, philosopher, revolutionary, and politician. He was the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Khomeyni, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Pierre-Joseph Proudhon e Carlo Cattaneo, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Pierre-Joseph Proudhon and Carlo Cattaneo. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was a French politician and the founder of mutualist philosophy. He was the first person to declare himself an anarchist and is widely regarded as one of the ideology's most influential theorists. Proudhon is even considered by many to be the "father of anarchism". He became a member of the French Parliament after the revolution of 1848, whereafter he referred to himself as a federalist. Carlo Cattaneo was an Italian philosopher and writer, famous for his role in the Five Days of Milan on March 1849, President of the Council of Milan

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Anne Frank by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Anne Frank was a German Jewish deportee and writer who became a symbol of the Shoah for his diary written in the period when she and her family hid from the Nazis.

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was the Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. He was the second and last monarch of the House of Pahlavi of the Iranian monarchy.

Mikhail Bakunin, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin was a Russian revolutionary anarchist, and founder of collectivist anarchism. He is considered among the most influential figures of anarchism, and one of the principal founders of the social anarchist tradition. Bakunin's enormous prestige as an activist made him one of the most famous ideologues in Europe, and he gained substantial influence among radicals throughout Russia and Europe.

Eugenio Cefis, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Eugenio Cefis was an Italian businessman and entrepreneur. An advisor to AGIP, President of Eni, succeeded Enrico Mattei as president of Montedison.

François Mitterrand, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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The lithography shows François Mitterrand, 21st President of the French Republic.

Sartre by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism.

James Callaghan, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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James Challaghan was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, President of the European Council Leader of the Labour Party Chancellor of the Exchequer,Home Secretary.

Shimon Peres, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Shimon Peres was an Israeli politician who served as 9th President of Israel,8th Prime Minister of Israel,Minister of Foreign Affairs,Minister of Defence,Minister of Finance, Minister of Transportation,Member of the Knesset,Winner of Nobel Peace Prize.

Dolores Ibarruri by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Dolores Ibarruri Gómez said Pasionaria was a Spanish politician, activist and anti-fascist, already general secretary and then president of the Spanish Communist Party (PCE), a member of the Spanish parliament before the Franco dictatorship and after Spain's return to democracy.

Haji Mohammad Suharto, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Haji Mohammad Suharto was President of Indonesia, Indonesian Armed Forces Commander ,Indonesian Army Chief of Staff, Minister of Defence and Security of Indonesia

Angela Davis, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, academic, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA.

Van Dyck, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Van Dyck was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England

Moshe Dayan by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Moshe Dayan was an Israeli military leader and politician. Also Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defense,Minister of Agriculture.

Leonìd Il'ìč Brèžnev, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Leonìd Il'ìč Brèžnev was a Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982 as the General Secretary of the Central Committee (CC) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet.

Engels, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Friedrich Engels was a German economist, philosopher and political scientist, founder with Karl Marx of historical materialism, dialectical materialism and Marxism.

Franz Joseph Straub, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Franz Joseph Straub was a German politician. He was the chairman of the Christian Social Union, President of Bavaria, Federal Minister of Finance,Federal Minister of Defence,Federal Minister for Atomic Affairs,Federal Minister for Special Affairs, Straub is also credited as a co-founder of European aerospace conglomerate Airbus.

Edward Gierek, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Edward Gierek was a Polish communist politician. First secretary of the ruling Polish United Workers' Party (PZPR) in the Polish People's Republic.

Felipe González by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

González was a Spanish politician President of the Spanish Goverment and Secretary General of the Spanish Socialist Party

Ilich Ramírez Sanchez, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, a Venezuelan, Marxist-Leninist and Islamist terrorist and mercenary.

Houari Boumédiène, Nani Tedeschi, From the collection of: Bettino Craxi Foundation
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Houari Boumédiène was President of Algeria, President of the Organization of African Unity, President of the Front de Libération Nationale, Minister of Defense.

Jan Fabre by Nani TedeschiBettino Craxi Foundation

Jan Fabre is a Belgian multidisciplinary artist, playwright, stage director, choreographer and designer.

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