Amedeo d’Albora was an Italian architect, politician and sports manager. He graduated in engineering. In 1927 he designed the Stadium Vesuvio in Napoli, which hosted two games of the FIFA World Cup in 1934 (Hungary vs. Egypt 4:2 and German Reich vs. Austria 3:2). The stadium was completely destroyed in 1942 in World War II by allied tactical bombings. As a politician d'Albora became a Senator of the 3rd Legislature in Italy from 1958-63. In his youth he was a track and field athlete running middle distances.
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