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Bio: Francesco Petrarca, commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was an Italian scholar and poet in Renaissance Italy, and one of the earliest humanists. Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited for initiating the 14th-century Renaissance.
Born: July 20, 1304 in Italy
Died: July 19, 1374 in Arquà Petrarca, Italy
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