Allessandro Manzoni

Portrait of Allessandro Manzoni

Allessandro Francesco Tommaso Antonio Manzoni: (1785-1873) was an Italian poet, novelist and philosopher. He was born in Milan, Italy on 7th March 1785 and died there on 22nd May 1873 aged 88.

Major Works

He is famous for the novel “I Promessi Sposi”  (The Betrothed”) (1827)