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1790-1821 - Great Pulteney Street (Soho) Literature & Medicine & Suicide & Translations & Italy & place: Bientina Writer and scholar Gaetano Polidori was the son of a physician who lived and practised in Bientina, near Pisa. Having finished his studies at the 1816-1827 - Edwardes Square (Kensington) Literature & Translations & Italy & place: Zante Poet and critic Ugo Foscolo was born on 6 February 1778 on the Ionian island of Zante, then under the control of Venice, the son of an Italian 1947-1998 - West Heath Drive (Hampstead) Universities & Historians & Literature & Italy & place: Turin Literary historian and linguist Carlo Dionisotti was born on 9 June 1908 in Turin. He received his secondary education at the Jesuit Istituto 1736-1739 - St James’s Square (Westminster) Literature & Politics & Sex & Italy & place: Venice Scientist, poet, diplomat, philosopher, art collector, and opera lover Francesco Algarotti was born in Venice on 11 December 1712, the son of a rich 1715-1744 - Marylebone High Street (Westminster) Academies & Literature & Music & Royalty & Salons & Translations & Italy & place: Rome Poet and librettist Paolo Antonio Rolli was born in Rome on 13 June 1687. He worked in London from 1751-1789 - Streatham Park (Wandsworth) Clubs & Linguistics & Literature & Italy & place: Turin Author Giuseppe Marc’Antonio Baretti was born in Turin on 24 April 1719. Having spent two years in Venice, Baretti moved to Milan in 1740 where he 1609-1649 - Not traced Historians & Literature & Politics & Diplomacy & Spies & Italy & place: Lesina Author and historian Giovanni Francesco Bondi was born in 1572 at Lesina, an island (now part of Croatia) in the Adriatic Sea. From 1606 to 1609 he 1483-1492 - Candlewick Street (City of London) Collections & Literature & Poetry & Royalty & Italy Poet Johannes Opicius was born in Northern Italy, but nothing is known about his birthplace or education. He is solely known by his poems. He was 1794-1805 - Pall Mall (City of London) Jews & Literature & Music & Italy & place: Ceneda Poet, priest, and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte was born Emanuele Conegliano on 10 March 1749 at Lorenzo Da Ponte in Ceneda, Veneto region, into a