Benedetto Croce, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Benedetto Croce

Italian writer, philosopher, politician

Date of Birth: 25-Feb-1866

Place of Birth: Pescasseroli, Abruzzo, Italy

Date of Death: 20-Nov-1952

Profession: writer, politician, art historian, literary critic, philosopher

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Benedetto Croce

  • Benedetto Croce (Italian: [bene'detto 'kro?t?e]; 25 February 1866 – 20 November 1952) was an Italian idealist philosopher, historian and politician, who wrote on numerous topics, including philosophy, history, historiography and aesthetics.
  • In most regards, Croce was a liberal, although he opposed laissez-faire free trade and had considerable influence on other Italian intellectuals, including both Marxist Antonio Gramsci and fascist Giovanni Gentile.
  • Croce was President of PEN International, the worldwide writers' association, from 1949 until 1952.
  • He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature sixteen times.

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