Tag: politician

Gianciotto Malatesta

(c.1245–1304) Giovanni Malatesta Gianciotto, called “Gianne lo Sciancato” (Gianne the crippled) Lord of Pesaro (1294–1304) Gianciotto Malatesta in Literature: • Alighieri, Dante (1265-1321): Divina Commedia (Italian) Gianciotto Malatesta in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Paolo et Francesca 1814 Musée Condé, Chantilly     Ingres, Jean…

Sallust

(86 BC-34/35 BC) Gaius Sallustius Crispus Works: • Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jurgurthine War (English) • De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino (English) • De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino (Latin) • Jugurtha (Finnish) Born 86 BC Amiternum (Italia) Died 34/35…

Tacitus

(56 AD-c.120 AD) Publius Cornelius Tacitus Works: • A Dialogue Concerning Oratory (English) • Agricola (Finnish) • Arguments of Celsus, Porphyry, and the Emperor Julian, Against the Christians (English) • Die Germania (German) • Germania (Finnish) • Germania and Agricola…

Benedetto Croce

(1866–1952) Works: • Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic (English) • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille (English) • Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx (English) • Logic as the Science of the Pure Concept (English) • The…

Niccolò Machiavelli

(1469–1527) Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli Works: • Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius (English) • History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy (English) • La mandragola, La Clizia, Belfagor (Italian) • Machiavelli, Volume I (English)…

Gabriele D’Annunzio

(1863–1938) General Gabriele D’Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso Works: • Cabiria (Italian) • Contemplazione della morte (Italian) • Elegìe Romane (Italian) • Forse che sì forse che no (Italian) • Il ferro (Italian) • Isaotta Guttadàuro ed altre poesie (Italian) •…

Francisco de Quevedo

(1580–1645) Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas Works: • Historia de la vida del Buscón (Spanish) • Los Sueños, Volume I (Spanish) • Los Sueños, Volume II (Spanish) • Pablo de Segovia (English) • The Visions of Dom Francisco…

Jean-Paul Marat

(1743–1793) Works: • Les aventures du jeune Comte Potowski, Vol. 1 (French) • Les aventures du jeune Comte Potowski, Vol. 2 (French) • Reprint of Two Tracts (English) Marat in Art: David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Marat Assassiné 1793 Musées Royaux des…

Georges Danton

(1759–1794) Georges Jacques Danton, dit aussi d’Anton Works: • Discours Civiques de Danton (French) Danton in Film: Danton 1983 Director: Andrzej Wajda Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak   Born October 26 1759 Arcis-sur-Aube (France) Died April 5 1794 Paris (France) Cause of death Execution…

Cardinal Richelieu

(1585–1642) Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu L’Éminence rouge Richelieu in Literature: • Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870): The Three Musketeers (English) Richelieu in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Cardinal Richelieu c.1642 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne   Born September 9 1585…