An Agnelli Family Expert Sheds Light on the Last Italian Dynasty

| Thu, 05/30/2024 - 05:45
Gianni (L) and Edoardo Agnelli in St. Tropez in 1998
Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli (L) and son Edoardo Agnelli (R) in St. Tropez in 1998 / Photo: ZUMA Press, Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo

Maybe you’ve heard of Gianni Agnelli. You’ve most likely heard of car manufacturer Fiat. But you might not know the rest of the Agnelli family — Giovanni, Margherita, Edoardo, John — and the both inspiring and tragic stories of an industrial family dynasty that is as much a symbol of modern Italy as the vintage Fiat 500.

In Italy, the Agnelli family has been an inescapable presence for more than a century — their influence seeping into fashion, sports, politics and media,

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