BirthdayJune 0, 1313

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Giovanni Boccaccio

    Full name: Giovanni Boccaccio
    Also known as: Giovanni Boccaccio, Boccaccio, Giovanni
    Professions: Writer, humanist
    Nationality: Italian
    Occupation: Renaissance humanist, author, poet

  2. Giovanni Boccaccio Known for

    The Decameron (1971), Wondrous Boccaccio (2015), Decamerão, a Comédia do Sexo (2009), Decameron Nights (1953)

  3. Giovanni Boccaccio Death information

    Died: Friday, 21st of December, 1375 (Age: 62)

  4. Giovanni Boccaccio Biography

    Giovanni Boccaccio (/boʊˈkɑːtʃiˌoʊ, -tʃoʊ, bə-/; Italian: [dʒoˈvanni bokˈkattʃo]; 1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian author, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including the Decameron and On Famous Women. As a poet who wrote in the Italian vernacular, Boccaccio is particularly noted for his realistic dialogue, which differed from that of his contemporaries, medieval writers who usually followed formulaic models for character and plot.

  5. Giovanni Boccaccio Family

    Siblings: Margherita de' Mardoli, Boccaccino di Chellino

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