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Founded1859 in Modena
FounderNicola Zanichelli [it]
Country of originItaly
Headquarters locationBologna
Publication types
Revenue€139,600,000 in 2016

Zanichelli editore S.p.A.[1] is an Italian publishing company founded in Modena, Italy, in 1859.

It publishes mainly textbooks for school, university and professional books (legal texts and medicine), dictionaries, and reference books.[1]


The company was founded in Modena in 1859 by Nicola Zanichelli [it].[1][2] It has been based in Bologna since 1866.[3] It was the first to translate into Italian Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1864) and Relativity: The Special and the General Theory by Albert Einstein (1921).[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Via Irnerio 34 - Zanichelli". Retrieved 27 April 2020. Zanichelli editore S.p.A. via Irnerio 34, 40126 Bologna
  2. ^ "'Il pneumatico' o 'lo pneumatico'? Zanichelli risponde a Continental" ['Il pneumatico' or 'lo pneumatico'? Zanichelli responds to Continental] (in Italian). Adnkronos. 18 December 2020. Archived from the original on 6 May 2021. Retrieved 8 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Nicola Zanichelli (1819—1884)". Oxford Reference. Archived from the original on 6 May 2021. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  4. ^ Taglietti, Cristina (2019). Risvolti di copertina. Viaggio in 14 case editrici italiane. Editore Laterza. p. 59. ISBN 978-88-581-2928-9.

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