Goffredo Mameli (5 September 1827 – 6 July 1849) was an Italian patriot, poet, writer and a notable figure in the Risorgimento. He is also the author of the lyrics of "Il Canto degli Italiani", the national anthem of Italy. These lyrics were used for the first time in November 1847, celebrating King Charles Albert of Sardinia in his visit to Genoa after his first reforms.
Goffredo Alessandrini (20 November 1904 in Cairo – 16 May 1978 in Rome) was an Italian scriptwriter and film director. He also acted, edited, and produced some films. He practiced athletics in his youth, and won a title of Italian champion on 110 meters hurdles in 1925.
Goffredo Petrassi (16 July 1904 – 3 March 2003) was an Italian composer of modern classical music, conductor, and teacher. He is considered one of the most influential Italian composers of the twentieth century.
Goffredro Castiglione was the birthname of Pope Celestine IV (Pontificate between 1241-1241, pope for 16 days).
Goffredo is the Italian form of the Old High German Gottfried, known to mean "God's Peace."

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