The area has been settled since 900 B.C., and the city itself was founded around 70 A.D. as "Saena Julia."
People Born in Siena
Siena in People's Lives
Marko Jaric: I traveled here from Madrid to play professional basketball for the Montepaschi Siena team in 2011. I was signed for only one season, and left in 2012 in the hopes of becoming a member of the American Chicago Bulls team.
Ralph Fiennes: I traveled here in 1995 to film scenes of the movie The English Patient.
Taylor Lautner: I traveled here in 2008 to film scenes of the movie New Moon.