Antonio Beccadelli (poet), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Antonio Beccadelli (poet)

Italian poet

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1394

Place of Birth: Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Date of Death: 28-Jan-1471

Profession: writer, poet, diplomat, historian

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Antonio Beccadelli (poet)

  • Antonio Beccadelli (1394–1471), called Il Panormita (poetic form meaning "The Palermitan"), was an Italian poet, canon lawyer, scholar, diplomat, and chronicler.
  • He generally wrote in Latin.
  • Born at Palermo, he was the eldest son of the merchant Enrico di Vannino Beccadelli, who had played an active role in Sicilian politics, serving as Praetor of Palermo in 1393. He helped his father with his business until he became consumed with enthusiasm for humanistic studies.

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