Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Don Juan (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1819   Don Juan  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character
Don Juan; Don Giovanni   1630; 1665; 1787   El burlador de Sevilla y convidado de piedra; Dom Juan ou le Festin de pierre; Don Giovanni; Don Giovanni Tenorio  
Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales: 1 character
Don Juan (a.k.a. Giovanni)     
Italian Presidents and Prime Ministers: 4 prime ministers, 1 president, 1 prime minister/president
(prime minister) Giovanni Lanza   1869-1873  
(prime minister) Giovanni Giolitti   1892-1893; 1903-1905; 1906-1909; 1911-1914; 1920-1921  
(president) Giovanni Gronchi   1955-1962  
(prime minister/president) Giovanni Leone   1963; 1968; 1971-1978  
(prime minister) Giovanni Spadolini   1981-1982  
(prime minister) Giovanni Goria   1987-1988  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Giovanni Ribisi   1974-  
Notable Artists: 2 painters, 1 fashion designer
Fra Angelico (a.k.a. Giovanni)   c. 1395-1455  
Giovanni Bellini   c. 1430-1516  
Gianni Versace (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1946-1997  
Notable Athletes: 3 soccer
(soccer) Giovanni Trapattoni   1939-  
(soccer) Gianni Rivera (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1943-  
(soccer) Giovanni van Bronckhorst   1975-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 3 explorers
Giovanni da Pian del Carpine   1182-1252  
Giovanni Caboto   c. 1450-c. 1499  
Giovanni da Verrazzano   1485-1528  
Notable Musicians: 4 composers
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina   c. 1525-1594     
Giovanni Gabrieli   c. 1554-1612     
Jean-Baptiste Lully (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1632-1687     
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi   1710-1736     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 mathematician
Giovanni Domenico Cassini   1625-1712  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
Giovanni Domenico Cassini   1625-1712  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Giovanni Boccaccio   1313-1375  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 1 gold
(bronze) Giovanni Evangelisti   1984   long jump  
(bronze) Giovanni De Benedictis   1992   20 km walk  
(gold) Giovanni Cernogoraz   2012   shooting  
Saints: 24 blessed, 14 saints
Saint John Gualbert (a.k.a. Giovanni)   995-1073  
Saint John Theristus (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1049-1129  
Saint John of Matera (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1070-1139  
Saint John (a.k.a. Giovanni)   ?-1094  
Saint John of Lodi (a.k.a. Giovanni)   ?-1106  
Saint John of Matha (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1154-1213  
Saint John of Meda (a.k.a. Giovanni)   ?-1159  
Blessed John Buoni (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1168-1249  
Blessed John Cacciafronte (a.k.a. Giovanni)   ?-1183  
Blessed John of Salerno (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1190-1242  
Blessed John of Parma (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1209-1289  
Saint John of Perugia (a.k.a. Giovanni)   ?-1231  
Blessed Giovanni Pelingotto   1240-1304  
Blessed Giovanni della Verna   1259-1322  
Blessed John of Vercelli (a.k.a. Giovanni)   ?-1283  
Blessed Giovanni Colombini   1300-1367  
Blessed Giovanni Rainuzzi   ?-1330  
Blessed Giovanni of Rieti   ?-1350  
Blessed Giovanni Dominici   1356-1419  
Blessed Giovanni of Vallombrosa   ?-1380  
Saint Giovanni of Capistrano   1386-1456  
Blessed Giovanni Angelo Porro   1451-1506  
Blessed Giovanni Battista Righi di Fabriano   1469-1539  
Blessed Giovanni Marinoni   1490-1562  
Blessed Giovanni Liccio   ?-1511  
Saint Giovanni Leonardi   1541-1609  
Blessed Giovenale Ancina (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1545-1604  
Saint Giovanni Battista de Rossi   1698-1764  
Blessed Giovanni Alcober   ?-1748  
Saint Giovanni Lantrua of Triora   1760-1816  
Blessed Giovanni Antonio Farina   1803-1888  
Saint Giovanni Bosco   1815-1888  
Saint Giovanni Baptist Mazzucconi   1825-1855  
Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini   1839-1905  
Blessed Giovanni Piamarta   1841-1913  
Blessed Giovanni Maria Boccardo   1848-1913  
Blessed Giovanni Calabria   1873-1954  
Blessed Gabriele Allegra (a.k.a. Giovanni)   1907-1976  
Title Characters: 1 musical
(musical) Giovanni   1962   Bravo Giovanni