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20 July 1304 Francesco Petrarca (later known in English as Petrarch), Italian love-poet, humanist, and originator of the sonnet form, was born at Arezzo in Italy. Bibliographic Citation link.
18 July 1374 Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca), Italian poet, humanist, and originator of the sonnet, died at Arqua in the Euganean Hills, Italy. Bibliographic Citation link.
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