Giacomo Leopardi biography

Giacomo Leopardi

Poet, Author

1798 – 1837

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Who was Giacomo Leopardi?

Giacomo Taldegardo Francesco di Sales Saverio Pietro Leopardi was an Italian poet, essayist, philosopher, and philologist. Although he lived in a secluded town in the ultra-conservative Papal States, he came in touch with the main thoughts of the Enlightenment, and, by his own literary evolution, created a remarkable and renowned poetic work, related to the Romantic era.

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Born
Jun 29, 1798
Recanati
Also known as
  • Leopardi, Giacomo
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Died
Jun 14, 1837
Naples

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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