Ugo Foscolo

Ugo Foscolo

Biography Ugo Foscolo (1778 - 1827)

Italian poet and revolutionary

Also called Niccolo Foscolo.
Was born on 06 feb 1778.
Died on 10 sep 1821, at 43 years old.
Origin country Italy
Quotes by Ugo Foscolo

His entire work was animated by the struggle for freedom, republic, beeing a vehement opponent of tyranny. His works are embracing neoclassicism.


Bonaparte the liberator, 1797
Thyestes, 1797
Last letters of Jacopo Ortis, 1802
The graves, 1807
Ajax, 1811
Riciarda, 1813
The graces, 1823
Studies on Petrarch, 1824
Speech on text of Dante, 1826
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Those who consider weak the people mastered by their...

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Life is an epigram whose sting is death.

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The glory of mighty men is given one quarter by their...

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I would dare to define civilization as perfected art of...

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