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date: 16 September 2019

Biondi, Sir Giovanni Francescolocked

(1572–1644)
  • Carlo M. Bajetta

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Biondi, Sir Giovanni Francesco (1572–1644), diplomat and romance writer, was born at Lesina (now Hvar), Croatia. His family, whose surname was Biundović until the 1600s, was noble but of modest means. Giovanni took a law degree at Padua and, after a period in ...

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