Born: Jul 20, 1304 AD
Died: 1374 AD, at 69 years of age.
1307 - Born in Arezzo on the 20th of July.
1316-1320 - He studied at Montpellier and Bologna.
1320–1326 - His father insisted he study the law.
1336 - Petrarch claimed that on the 26th of April, with his brother and two servants, he climbed to the top of Mont Ventoux.
1341 - He brought back the poet laureate tradition from antiquity, and was crowned in Rome.
1374 - Died on the 19th of July.
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