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Gian Paolo Borghetti
23.06.1816  -  04.11.1897



Gian Paolo Borghetti was a Corsican writer, poet and politician. He has been described as "one of the greatest Corsican poets writing in Italian"[1], "one of the most brilliant Corsican intellectuals of the nineteenth century"[2] and "one of the most distinguished minds of our time"[12].

We feel that he deserves to be better known, and hope that this web site will go some way towards achieving this end.

What you can find here:

  • biographical information
  • poetry : mostly in Italian, sometimes with translation.
  • other texts : newspaper articles, pamphlets, etc.
  • documents : birth and death certificates, books owned or written by and newspaper articles by or about Gian Paolo Borghetti, etc., etc.
  • more : further reading, the Borghetti family tree, notes, etc., etc.

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