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Pietro Giannone (1792–1872)

Giannone, Pietro (jän-nō’nā). An Italian poet; born in Campo Santo, near Modena, 1792; died at Florence, Dec. 24, 1872. After serving in the army of the first Napoleon, he lived by his pen in Rome and Florence. ‘The Exile’ and ‘The Vision’ are his masterpieces; but he wrote much and well, patriotism and Italian political evils affording him his inspiration.