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Pitre, Giuseppe

Born: 1843 AD
Died: 1916 AD
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.