Patrizia Guarnieri

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy.

Migrants, Exiles and Refugees Fleeing for Political and Racial Reasons

©2019-Author(s) Published by Firenze University Press
e-ISBN: 978-88-6453-872-3 | DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-872-3

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy

Umberto Genazzani (1896-1981)

Other headings: Umberto Hizkiyahu Cesare Nitzani

Florence 7 December 1896 - Ra’anana (Tel Aviv) April 1981

Lives on the move

Emigrant family members

  • Tina Calò (Firenze 1900 - 12 giugno 1978), wife, daughter of Leone and Ersilia Camerini: emigrated with Umberto.
  • Franco (1923 - 19 June 1977), son: emigrated in 1939, five months after the other family members.
  • Enzo (13 March 1926), son: emigrated with his parents, lives in Savyon, near Tel Aviv.



Birth and Education

  • Liceo Michelangiolo
  • Student

Medical Petty Officer

  • Participation in the first world war

Doctor in Florence and Umbria

  • Università degli studi di Firenze; Ospedale Meyer
  • Student,Fixed-term employment,Stable employment
  • Doctor / Dentist
1939Tel Aviv

Assimilation and Professional Stability

  • From 1943 general doctor of Municipality of Tel Aviv personnel
  • Student,Occasional job,Stable employment
  • Doctor / Dentist
1981Tel Aviv