Petrarch, Italian Scholar and Poet

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Francesco Petrarca
  • Known as: Petrarch
  • Birth: July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Italy
  • Death: July 19, 1374, Arquà Petrarca, Italy
  • Language: Italian; Latin
  • Who he was: Italian scholar and poet; Canzoniere (Songbook); Trionfi (Triumphs); Secretum Meum (My Secret Book); De Viris Illustribus (On Famous Men); letters
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom

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