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
Monarch Victor Emmanuel II
Personal details
Born Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni
7 Mairch 1785(1785-03-07)
Milan, Duchy o Milan
Dee'd 22 Mey 1873(1873-05-22) (aged 88)
Milan, Italy
Restin place Monumental Cemetery o Milan
Naitionality Italian
Poleetical pairty Historical Richt
Spoose(s) Enrichetta Blondel (m. 1808; her d. 1833)
Teresa Borri (m. 1837; her d. 1861)
Bairns Giulia 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)
Parents Pietro Manzoni an Giulia Beccaria
Relatives Cesare Beccaria (grandfaither)
Massimo D'Azeglio (son-in-law)
Thrift Writer, poet, dramatist
Religion Roman Catholicism/Jansenism[1]
Writin career
Period 19t century
Genre Historical feection, tragedy, poetry
Subject Releegion, politics, history
Leeterar muivement Enlichtenment
Notable warks
Years active 1801–1873


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.  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now 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