Simone Serafini


Age: 7

Italian earthquake survivor and second cousin of Giovanni "Gianni" Fontanella City Library head librarian and children's book author Sergio Serafini who had remained hospitalized in critical condition from severe injuries he suffered in the aftermath of the apocalyptic August 24 Central Italy earthquake that killed at least 290 people including his twin brother Andrea Serafini and also injured nearly 400 others after being pulled alive from the rubble of his family home before he was taken to hospital in Rome by helicopter for treatment when the 6.2-magnitude quake struck central Italy and devastated the historic village of Amatrice, Italy in an area near the borders of the Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo, and Marche regions, in which the seismic aftershocks from the tremor was the worst deadliest earthquake to strike Italy in 30 years since 2009.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in an earthquake

Born: August 11, 2009

Died: August 26, 2016

Rome, Italy