It was founded around 50 BC as a Roman agricultural town, a role that it still plays.
Today, Empoli is known for its agricultural economy, quiet way of life, and signature artichokes.
People Born in Empoli
Empoli in People's Lives
Massimo Brambati: I played for this town's soccer team, and during that time was based here. I played for their team, Ioan, from 1989 - 1993. It was on this town that I began to gain popularity and skill, and become recognized as an athlete.