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Italian writer Umberto Eco dies at 84
The world of Italian culture cries the death of Umberto Eco, who passed the way last night at 10:30p at his home. The news of his death, was given from the family. Eco,philosopher and semiotician, was born in Alessandria (Piemonte-Italy) on January 5th, 1932. Author of great novels of international success, among his bestseller novels there are ‘The Name of the Rose’ in 1980, which inspired the film by Jean-Jacques Annaud and ‘The Pendulum of Foucault ‘(1988). His latest book, ‘Number Zero’, was published last year by Bompiani. His readers express their homage to the writer on social network. He will be missed a lot.