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Authorised form of nameRolli; Paolo Antonio (1687 - ? 1767)
Dates1687 - ? 1767
NationalityItalian
Place of birthRome, Italy
Date of birth1687
Place of deathTodi, Italy
Date of death1765 or 1767
OccupationPoet; Translator
ActivityCareer:
Travelled to England, where he became Italian tutor to the prince of Wales and the Royal Princesses (1715-1744); returned to Italy and lived in his mother's home town of Todi (1744-death); translated Milton, Racine and Newton's 'Chronologies' into Italian
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/12/1729
ProposerSir Hans Sloane
George Lewis Teissier
Frederic de Thom
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll (from NBU); IBI
Royal Society codeNA474
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/R1/72Letter, from Paolo Rolli to [John Theophilus] Desagulier1729
LBO/19/187Translation of part of a copy letter from the Scipione Maffei, Verona, to Paolo Antonio Rolli7 September 1731
EL/D2/53Letter, from Paolo Matthia Doria to Paolo Rolli, dated at Naples24 August 1731
EL/R2/43Letter, from Paolo Rolli to Cromwell Mortimer23 June 1731
EL/M3/26Extract of a letter, from Massei to Mr [Paolo] Rolli7 September 1731
EL/D2/54Translated extract a letter, from Paolo Matthia Doria to Paolo Rolli, dated at Naples1731
L&P/1/404Paper, 'An account by P Rolli FRS of an Italian treatise on the death of the countess Cornelia Zangri & Bandi of Cesena, to which is subjoined an acct. of the death of John Hitchell, who was burned to death by lightning 26 June 1613' by Guiseppe Bianchini1745
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