Fra Diavolo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Fra Diavolo

Italian guerilla leader

Date of Birth: 07-Apr-1771

Place of Birth: Itri, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 11-Nov-1806

Profession: military personnel

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Fra Diavolo

  • Fra Diavolo (lit.
  • Brother Devil; 7 April 1771–11 November 1806), is the popular name given to Michele Pezza, a famous guerrilla leader who resisted the French occupation of Naples, proving an "inspirational practitioner of popular insurrection".
  • Pezza figures prominently in folk lore and fiction.
  • He appears in several works of Alexandre Dumas, including The Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-hermine in the Age of Napoleon, not published until 2007 and in Washington Irving's short story "The Inn at Terracina".

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