Casa del Manzoni (House of Manzoni), Milan, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 45° 28.070 E 009° 11.525
32T E 515015 N 5034940
Quick Description: House of the favourite Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni on the stamp from 1923.
Location: Lombardia, Italy
Date Posted: 10/5/2010 1:25:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM9WC4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Long Description:
The stamp was emitted in occasion of 50th anniversary of death of famous Italian poet and novelist Alessandro Manzoni. On the stamp is depicted house in Milan, where Alessandro Manzoni lived and died.

Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (7 March 1785 – 22 May 1873) was an Italian poet and novelist.[1] He is famous for the novel "The Betrothed" (in Italian "I Promessi sposi"), one of the major works of Italian literature. Later he devoted his time almost exclusively to literary theory essays. He was nominated senator of the new italian kingdom in 1861 and was assigned the presidency of the commission for the unification of the Italian language. He died in 1873 after having received his Roman citizenship in recognition of his work for Italian unification.
Stamp Issuing Country: Italy

Date of Issue: December 29, 1923

Denomination: 1 Lire

Color: black and blue

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

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