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Ferrero, Guglielmo

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Authors, Historian


1871 - Born on July 21st in Portica, Piedmont. Italian man of letters and historian.

1893 - With his father-in-law, the criminologist Cesare Lombroso, he collaborated in the writing of La donna delinquente (The Female Offender).

1897 - He wrote the book, The Young Europe.

1902 - Among his numerous works the best-known deal with Roman history, notably The Greatness and Decline of Rome.

1907 - He wrote "Greatness and Decline of Rome".

1908 - He was invited to the White House by Theodore Roosevelt.

1909 - Gave lectures in the northeast of the United States which were collected and published as 'Characters and Events of Roman History'.

1914 - He wrote "Ancient Rome and Modern America".

1930 - Ferrero was exiled by Benito Mussolini and became professor of history at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

1942 - Died on August 3rd in Mont-Pelerin-sur-Vevey, France.


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