1871 - Born on July 21st in Portica, Piedmont. Italian man of letters and historian.
1893 - With his father-in-law, the criminologist Cesare Lombroso, he collaborated in the writing of La donna delinquente (The Female Offender).
1897 - He wrote the book, The Young Europe.
1902 - Among his numerous works the best-known deal with Roman history, notably The Greatness and Decline of Rome.
1907 - He wrote "Greatness and Decline of Rome".
1908 - He was invited to the White House by Theodore Roosevelt.
1909 - Gave lectures in the northeast of the United States which were collected and published as 'Characters and Events of Roman History'.
1914 - He wrote "Ancient Rome and Modern America".
1930 - Ferrero was exiled by Benito Mussolini and became professor of history at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
1942 - Died on August 3rd in Mont-Pelerin-sur-Vevey, France.
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