Alessandro Manzoni

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Alessandro Manzoni

Francesco Hayez 040.jpg
Portrait o Alessandro Manzoni, bi Francesco Hayez
(Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1841)
Senator o the Kinrick o Italy
In office
29 Februar 1860 – 22 Mey 1873
MonarchVictor Emmanuel II
Personal details
BornAlessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni
7 Mairch 1785(1785-03-07)
Milan, Duchy o Milan
Dee'd22 Mey 1873(1873-05-22) (aged 88)
Milan, Italy
Restin placeMonumental Cemetery o Milan
NaitionalityItalian
Poleetical pairtyHistorical Richt
Spoose(s)Enrichetta Blondel (m. 1808; her d. 1833)
Teresa Borri (m. 1837; her d. 1861)
BairnsGiulia Claudia (1808–1834)
Pietro Luigi (1813–1873)
Cristina (1815–1841)
Sofia (1817–1845)
Enrico (1819–1881)
Clara (1821–1823)
Vittoria (1822–1892)
Filippo (1826–1868)
Matilde (1830–1856)
ParentsPietro Manzoni an Giulia Beccaria
RelativesCesare Beccaria (grandfaither)
Massimo D'Azeglio (son-in-law)
ThriftWriter, poet, dramatist
ReligionRoman Catholicism/Jansenism[1]
Writin career
Period19t century
GenreHistorical feection, tragedy, poetry
SubjectReleegion, politics, history
Leeterar muivementEnlichtenment
Romanticism
Notable warks
Years active1801–1873

Signatur

Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (Italian: [alesˈsandro manˈdzoːni]; 7 Mairch 1785 – 22 Mey 1873)[2] wis an Italian poet an novelist.[3] He is famous for the novelle The Betrothed (orig. Italian: I Promessi Sposi) (1827), generally ranked amang the masterpieces o warld leeteratur.[4] The novelle is an aa a seembol o the Italian Risorgimento, baith for its patriotic message[4] an acause it wis a fundamental milestone in the development o the modren, unified Italian leid.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Francesco Ruffini (1931). La vita religiosa di Alessandro Manzoni, 2 voll. Laterza. 
  2.  Ane or mair o the precedin sentences incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Manzoni, Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Antonio". Encyclopædia Britannica. 17 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 626–627. 
  3.  "Alessandro Manzoni". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Alessandro Manzoni." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 27 Oct. 2010
  5. I Promessi sposi or The Betrothed