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Pitre, Giuseppe

Born: 1843 AD
Died: 1916 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Folklorist, Physicians


1841 - Born on December 21st in Palermo. Italian folklorist and physician.

1871 - Compiled the Biblioteca delle tradizioni popolari siciliane ("Library of Sicilian popular traditions").

1882 - Founder of the Archives for the Study of the Popular Traditions.

1894 - His basic bibliography of the Italian popular traditions, was published.

1916 - Died on April 10th.


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