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Ugo Foscolo

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Ugo Foscolo

Person  Male  Born 6/2/1778  Died 10/9/1827

Categories: Nationalism, Poetry

Countries: Italy

Poet and patriot. Born Niccolò Foscolo on the island of Zakynthos, which was then part of the Republic of Venice (now Greece). His writings include 'Letters of Ortis' and the poem ' I Sepolcri'. When Austria invaded Milan, he took refuge in London, where he published his 'Essays on Plutarch'. The reason why he changed his first name is not known. Died in Turnham Green. 

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Ugo Foscolo, 1778 - 1827, Italian poet and patriot, lived here, 1817 - 1818. ...

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