Monti, Vincenzo

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Born: Feb 19, 1754 AD
Died: 1828 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Poets


1754 - Born at Alfonsine, Ravenna on the 19th of February.

1775 - He was admitted to membership of the Arcadia Academy and the next year his first book was published: "La visione di Ezechiello".

1778 - Monti moves to Rome, there invited by cardinal, and papal legate in Ferrara, Scipione Borghese.

1797 - He leaves Rome and, after visiting Bologna and Venice, finally settles in *Milan, forsaking his former opposition to the French Revolution and becoming a supporter of the newborn Cisalpine Republic.

1799 - He is forced to leave the town when the French are defeated.

1800 - Battle of Marengo.

1815 - Monti tries to win back the Austrian regime with his last poems "Il mistico omaggio" and "Il ritorno di Astrea", before committing to the development of Italian linguistics during his last years.

1828 - Died on the 13th of October.
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