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Sir James Philip Lacaita (1813–1895) by Georgio Matarrese, 1894 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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H. R. Tedder

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Lacaita, Sir James Philip (1813–1895), scholar and politician, the only son of Diego Lacaita of Manduria, in the province of Lecce, Italy, and of Agata Conti of Agnone in the Molise, was born at Manduria on 4 October 1813. He took a law degree at the ...

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Giuseppe Mazzini (1805–1872) by John Andrews, 1852 in a private collection; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Mazzini, Giuseppe (1805–1872), politician, thinker, and teacher, was born in Genoa on 22 June 1805, but spent most of his adult life in England as an impoverished exile. His father, Giacomo, was professor of medicine at Genoa University and married Maria Drago; they also had three daughters. ...