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Giovanni Boccaccio

Born: 1313
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 21-Dec-1375
Location of death: Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Church of SS. Michele e Jacopo

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Decameron

Father: Boccaccio di Chellino (merchant)
Mother: (probably French)
Brother: Francesco (stepbrother, b. circa 1320).

    Risk Factors: Obesity

Is the subject of books:
G. Boccaccio: A Biographical Study, 1910, BY: Edward Hutton
Boccaccio, 1947, BY: Francis MacManus
Boccaccio, 1976, BY: Vittore Branca
Boccaccio, 1981, BY: Thomas G. Bergin

Author of books:
Il Filocolo (c. 1336)
Il Filostrato (c. 1338)
Teseida (1341)
Elegia di Madonna Fiammetta (1344)
Il Ninfale d'Ameto (1345)
Decameron (1353)
Il Corbaccio (1355)
Bucolicum Carmen (1366)
De Claris Mulieribus (1374)
De Casibus Virorum Illustrium (1374)



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