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Pietro Aretino

Born: 20-Apr-1492
Place of Birth: Arezzo, Italy
Gender: M
Father: (not available)
Mother: (not available)

Career: Poet

Italian writer, who ""sniggered in the shade,"" laughed at obscene jokes. A great satirist and dramatist who wrote, in not too puritanical a way, about prostitutes.

Died: 21-Oct-1556
Place of Death: (not available)
Cause of Death: (not available)
Burial: (not available)
Place of Burial: (not available)

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References

Leo Markun, An International Dictionary of Authors, Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1927.

 

(last revision to this profile: 26-Jan-2007)

 

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