Francesco Melzi d'Eril
Francesco Melzi d'Eril was Vice President of the First Italian Republic from 1802 , and in 1805 he became Grand Chancellor of the Kingdom of Italy . He was a personal friend of Napoléon Bonaparte and received the title Duke of Lodi from him in 1807. From 1813 he was a member of the Accademia della Crusca . He had the Villa Melzi built on Lake Como from 1808–1810 .
- Carlo Capra: MELZI D'ERIL, Francesco. In: Mario Caravale (ed.): Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (DBI). Volume 73: Meda-Messadaglia. Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Rome 2009.
|SURNAME||Melzi d'Eril, Francesco|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian politician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 6, 1753|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Milan|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 16, 1816|
|Place of death||Bellagio|