Luigi Almanni

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Birthday
6, 1495
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 18, 1556 (61)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1495
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 18, 1556 (61)

About

Sixteenth-century Italian poet and political figure known for La Coltivazione, Opere Toscane, and other works. He was one of the first Italian poets to write epigrams.

Before Fame

He took political refuge in France in the 1520s as a result of his acts against the Italian government.

Trivia

He produced a romantic work entitled Girone il Cortese in 1548.

Family Life

His father supported the Medici party. Luigi Almanni, however, had different views and became part of an anti-Medici conspiracy.

Associated With

He served for a time as an ambassador to Charles V.

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