Dante Alighieri (2)

  • Born: (Florence, Republic of Florence) (circa). At present Florence, Italy.
  • Died: (Ravenna, Papal States) (September 13 or 14). At present Ravenna, Italy.

Italian poet, writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher and political thinker commonly known by his pen name Dante Alighieri or simply as Dante. His epic poem Divina Commedia ("Divine Comedy" in English) is widely considered the most important poem of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language.

Real name: Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri
Pen name: Dante Alighieri (or Alighiero), Dante

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