Domenico Vecchioni, Ambassador and essayist
Domenico Vecchioni, former career diplomat, has held numerous posts abroad and at the Farnesina. Lastly, he was the Italian Ambassador to Cuba from 2005 to 2009.
An essayist and historian, he has collaborated with various History (in particular BBC History/Italy), International Politics and Intelligence magazines.
He has to his credit about thirty popular works and historical-political biographies, including: Evita Perón, the heart of Argentina; Raúl Castro, the conservative revolutionary; XX extraordinary destinies of the 20th century; etc. He has also been interested in the world history of Espionage/Intelligence (History of the secret agents, Richard Sorge, Kim Philby, Garbo, Ana Belén Montes etc.) and the world of deception (The Lords of Deception).
More recently he has published for Rusconi Libri, “Unusual Stories of the Second World War” and “Mysteries of History (many enigmas solved and unsolved)”.