BirthdayDecember 28, 1960
BirthplaceBrooklyn, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About John Florio

    Full name: John Florio
    Also known as: John Florio, Florio, John
    Professions: Music Department, Writer, Producer

  2. John Florio Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 1st of January, 1625 (Age: 335)

  3. John Florio Biography

    John Florio (1553–1625), known in Italian as Giovanni Florio [d?o?vanni ?fl??rjo], was a linguist and lexicographer, a royal language tutor at the Court of James I, and a possible friend and influence on William Shakespeare. He was also the translator of Montaigne into English. He was born in London, and in 1580 he married Aline, the sister of poet Samuel Daniel. The couple had three children, Joane Florio, baptised in Oxford in 1585; Edward, in 1588 and Elizabeth, in 1589. He died in Fulham, London in 1625 in apparent poverty.

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