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1837-1847 - Hatton Garden (Holborn) Societies & Education & Radicalism & Italy & Place: Genoa Journalist and political activist Giuseppe Mazzini was born on 22 June 1805 in Genoa, then under French rule. Banned from the city for revolutionary 1831-1872 - Portsea Place (Bayswater) Instrument Making & Music & Italy & place: Genoa Guitarist and concertina player Giulio Regondi was born in Genoa in 1822. The details of his parentage are unclear, but it appears that he had a 1760-1790 - Dean Street (Soho) Academies & Architecture & Clubs & Royalty & Sculpture & Italy & place: Genoa Sculptor Agostino Carlini was born around 1718 in Genoa. He is recorded as working at The Hague under the architect Pieter de Swart for William IV 1708-1752 - Bedford Street (Covent Garden) Societies & Painting & Theatre & Italy & place: Genoa Painter and scene designer John Devoto was referred to as being French during his lifetime, but his parents were probably Italian as the name has 1580-1600 - Bishopsgate Street (City of London) Politics & Royalty & Trade & Italy & place: Genoa Merchant and diplomat Horatio Palavicino was born about 1540 in Genoa where his family had made a fortune in handling the papal monopoly of alum, an 1849-1879 - Great Ormond Street (Holborn) Instrument Making & Librarians & Italy & place: Genoa Inventor, bibliographer, and librarian Andrea Crestadoro was born in Genoa in 1808. He studied philosophy at the University of Turin. At the same