Antonio Fogazzaro


Birthday March 25, 1842

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Italy

DEATH DATE Mar 7, 1911 (68)

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A prolific Italian playwright and novelist, he is known for works such as Little Old World (1901) and The Poet Mystery (1888). He is associated with the Scapigliatura artistic movement.

Before Fame

He studied law in Turin before beginning his writing career. He published his first novel, Malombra, in 1881.


He was a devout Catholic and sought to reconcile his Christian beliefs with the evolutionary theory of Charles Darwin.

Family Life

He was born into a wealthy family in Vicenza, Italy.

Associated With

He attended law school in Turin, the birthplace of Carla Bruni.