VIENNA - AT - 2013
CASTELLABATE - IT - 2012
29 June 1929 – 15 September 2006
was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. Fallaci became famous worldwide for her coverage of war and revolution, and her interviews with many world leaders during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
Her book Interview with History, contains candid, lengthy, penetrating interviews with Indira Gandhi, Willy Brandt, Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Muammar Gaddafi, Yasser Arafat, Golda Meir, Deng Xiaoping, Lech Wałęsa, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and both Henry Kissinger, and North Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap, during the Vietnam War.
After retirement, she returned to the spotlight after writing a series of articles and books critical of Islam that aroused support as well as controversy.