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Niccolò Ugo Foscolo
6 February 1778|
Zakynthos (Zante), Ionian Islands, Republic of Venice, now Greece
|Died||10 September 1827
Turnham Green, now London, England
|Resting place||Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence|
|Pen name||Didimo Chierico|
|Occupation||Poet, writer, soldier|
|Citizenship||Venetian (1778–1799), Italian (until 1814), Britain (1814–1827)|
|Genres||lyrical poetry, epistolary novel, literary critic|
|Literary movement||Neoclassicism, Pre-Romanticism|
|Partner||Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi (1795–1796)
Isabella Roncioni (1800–1801)
Antonietta Fagnani Arese (1801–1803)
Fanny "Sophia" Emerytt-Hamilton (1804–1805)
Quirina Mocenni Magiotti (1812–1813)
|Children||Mary "Floriana" Hamilton-Foscolo
(from Fanny Hamilton)
Ugo Foscolo ( 6 February 1778 – 10 September 1827), born Niccolò Foscolo, was an Italian writer, revolutionary and a poet.
He is especially remembered for his 1807 long poem Dei Sepolcri.
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