Francesco Melzi d'Eril

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Francesco Melzi d'Eril
Villa Melzi on Lake Como

Francesco Melzi d'Eril (born March 6, 1753 in Milan , † January 16, 1816 in Bellagio ) was an Italian politician and writer.

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 .


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  1. ^ Membership catalog of the Crusca