32. Celio Calcagnini

Ferrara 1479-1541
A humanistic intellectual, poet and court historian, as well as a ducal officer employed by Cardinal Ippolito (I) d'Este, and Ambassador. He was cited by Ariosto in the 43rd canto of L'Orlando Furioso. At the time of his death, his remains and his library were preserved at the convent of San Domenico; today the Charterhouse has a plaque in his memory, but his body is not entombed there.
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