Doctor of Laws, University Palermo, 1957. Degree in political science, University Florence, Italy, 1960. Doctor Honoris Causa, University Hwa-Kang, Taipei, Taiwan, 1976.
Doctor Honoris Causa, State University Craiova, Romania, 1994.
Honorary member International Cultural Society South Korea, Seoul, 1978. Member World Organization of Poets (secretary general since 1982), European Writers' Forum (secretary general since 1991), Institute Comparative Literature of University of Rome (correspondent member), Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club Italy, Academy Siculo-Normanna of Monreale, Cordon Bleu (Commander 1980).
Son of Giovanni and Giuseppina (d'Agostino) M. d'A. Married Nelleke Maria Oostveen, August 4, 1971. Children: Marzio and Alessandro (twins).