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Stories and Biographies of Amazing People from Italy.

Paolo Gorini (January 18, 1813 - February 2, 1881) was an Italian scientist, geologist, teacher and researcher. The museum was inaugurated in 1981 by the pathologist Antonio Allegri and is housed in the old Chapter House of the Ospedale Vecchio...
Sa Femmina Accabadora was a woman who was in charge of bringing death to people of any age, in the event that they were in conditions of illness. Her intervention was requested by the victim's family or by the victim...
Giovanni Leonardo, known as Il Puttino (Small Child), was born in Cutro, Calabria. Giovanni Leonardo di Bona won the first known international master tournament in the history of chess becoming the strongest chess master of the time. Giovanni Leonardo was...
'Father our pain', they said, 'Will lessen if you eat us you are the one Who clothed us with this wretched flesh: we plead For you to be the one who strips it away'. … And I, Already going blind, groped over my brood Calling...
Giovanni Aldini (1762 – 1834) was an Italian physicist born at Bologna, nephew of Luigi Galvani, and he became professor of physics at Bologna in 1798.  His scientific work was concerned with galvanism and its medical applications and with...
On 29 August died Silvano Campeggi (also known by the nickname "Nano"), painter and poster maker known for having made Hollywood movie posters like Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, Singing in the Rain, An American in Paris, West Side...

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