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Praz, Mario

Born: 1896 AD
Died: 1982 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Authors, Critics, Educators, Essayists

1896 – Born on September 6th in Rome, Italy.  Italian literary critic and essayist, a preeminent scholar of English literature.

1914 – Praz was educated at the University of Bologna.

1918-1920 – Received degrees from the Universities of Rome and Florence.

1923 – He studied at the British Museum in London.

1924-1934 – Taught at the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester before returning to Italy.

1962 – Was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II as a Knight Commander of the British Empire.

1982 – Died on March 23rd in Rome.