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    Francesco Petrarca

    Birth: 7-20

    Death: 7-19

    Nickname: Petrarch

Biography

14th century Italian poet, developed Italian sonnet or "Petrarchan" sonnet. His "Coronation Oration" is considered the first manifesto of the Italian Renaissance. William Henry Seward references him in a letter, dated August 09, 1859, written from Avignon, France during his visit there. 

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Biography: 
14th century Italian poet, developed Italian sonnet or "Petrarchan" sonnet. His "Coronation Oration" is considered the first manifesto of the Italian Renaissance. William Henry Seward references him in a letter, dated August 09, 1859, written from Avignon, France during his visit there.
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https://poets.org/poet/petrarch
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About Petrarch - Encyclopaedia Brittanica
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https://www.britannica.com/biography/Petrarch
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Petrarch - Encyclopaedia Brittanica
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About Petrarch - Academy of American Poets
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