Marella Agnelli

Italian Socialite + Writer
Born May 4, 1927

Marella Agnelli, born Princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto is an Italian art collector, socialite, style icon and widow of former Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli. Agnelli has often appeared in Vogue. She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1963.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born on May 4, 1927.


1953 26 Years Old She was married in the Church of Osthoffen to FIAT magnate Gianni Agnelli on 19 November 1953 until his death. … Read More


1963 36 Years Old …  She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1963. … Read More
1965 38 Years Old She had two brothers, Carlo Caracciolo (1925-2008), who inherited their father's titles in 1965 and founded the newspaper La Repubblica and Nicola Caracciolo born 1931, 10th Principe di Castagneto, 5rd duca di Melito.


1973 46 Years Old In 1973, she created a textile line for Abraham-Zumsteg, for which she was awarded the Resources Council's prestigious 'Roscoe' (the design trade's equivalent of the Oscar) in 1977. … Read More


2006 79 Years Old She was portrayed in the 2006 film Infamous by Isabella Rossellini.
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