Study Guide

The Leopard Characters

By Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Prince Fabrizio

The first things we learn about Prince Fabrizio are that he's proud and he's huge enough to...

Princess Stella

Princess Stella ain't exactly front and center in this book. In the few times that she's...

Bendicò

Bendicò is Prince Fabrizio's beloved Great Dane whose main interests include sniffing...

Tancredi Falconeri

Tancredi is your typical charming and handsome Italian boy. He's technically Prince Fabrizio's...

Angelica

Angelica is your classic rags-to-riches kind of character. Yes, she's the daughter of a mayor,...

Father Pirrone

For a lot of this book, Father Pirrone is basically the voice of Christian morality who hangs...

Concetta

Concetta is Prince Fabrizio's eldest daughter. She is also the only one of Fabrizio's children...

Duke Paolo

In a nutshell, Duke Paolo is Prince Fabrizio's spoiled, good-for-nothing son. He's lazy,...

Don Calogero

Don Calogero is, in the words of Prince Fabrizio, the "new man" of Italy. He's a scheming...