Francesco Folli' s birthplace

Francesco Folli was born on May 31st, 1624 in Poppi (Via Cesare Battisti, 18).1

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A memorial tablet can still be seen over the entrance of the house where he lived. The Italian inscription reads as follows:

FRANCESCO FOLLI / MEDICO INSIGNE / INNOVATORE ARDITO E SAPIENTE / IDEO' E SUGGERI' PER PRIMO / NELL'ANNO MDCLIV / LA TRASFUSIONE DEL SANGUE / I VOLONTARI ITALIANI / DEL SACRIFICIO FRATERNO / QUI DOVE EGLI NACQUE / NE VOLLERO RICORDATA LA GLORIA / IL COMUNE POSE / SETTEMBRE MCMXXXV /.

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  • Main text and photos by Chiara Goretti moc.liamg|79itterogaraihc#| and Chiara Palagiano ti.oiligriv|onaigalap.araihc#| (January 2018)

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