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Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaBorn: 23-Dec-1896
Birthplace: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Died: 23-Jul-1957
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimitero dei Cappuccini, Palermo, Italy

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Il gattopardo

Military service: Italian Army (artillery officer, WWI, captured, escaped)

Father: Giulio Maria Tomasi (Prince of Lampedusa, d. 1934)
Mother: Beatrice Mastrogiovanni Tasca di Cutò (d. 1946)
Sister: (d. diphtheria)
Wife: Alexandra Wolff Stomersee ("Licy", m. 1932)

    Taken Prisoner of War
    Escaped from Prison

Author of books:
Il gattopardo (1958, novel, The Leopard)
Racconti (1961, short stories, Two Stories and a Memory)



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