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Who’s who in Valle d’Aosta

Valle d’Aosta region is small and a very mountainous one.

Important or well-known people born in Valle d’Aosta are:
– the Archbishop of Canterbury Anselmo d’Aosta (1033 – 1109)
– the first man to reach the top of Mount Cervino Jean-Antoine Carrel (1829-1890)
– the winner of the Tour de France first edition in 1903, the cyclist Maurice-François Garin (1871 – 1957)
– the historian and politician Federico Chabod (1901 – 1960)
– the literary critic Natalino Sapegno (1901-1990)
– the TV presenter Piero Chiambretti(1956)

And not to be missed the huge Saint Bernard dog that saved so many lives