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Eleonora De Fonseca Pimentel

1752 - 1799

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Eleonora de Fonseca Pimentel was an Italian poet and revolutionary connected with the Neapolitan revolution and one of the few personalities capable of importing the values of the French Revolution into Italy. She became a reference for the Neapolitan culture and one of the leaders of the revolution that overthrew the Bourbon monarchy and installed the republic in January 1799.

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