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Dante Alighieri
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Variant translation: "Your fame is like the verdant grass, whose hue comes and then goes; and that which doth bestow its vigor withers all its verdure too." - The Divine Comedy (c. 1308–1321), Purgatorio, Canto XI


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Dante Alighieri
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Born: June 1, 1265

Died: September 13, 1321 (aged 56)

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Poet, statesman

Bio: Durante degli Alighieri, mononymously referred to as Dante, was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Commedia and later called Divina by Boccaccio, is considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

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