Poggio Bracciolini
1380-1459

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Birthplace

Terranuova

Place of Death

Florence

Biographical Text

Apostolic Secretary under 8 popes (1403-1453), chancellor of Florence 1453. On his extensive travels in Europe (1415-1417) he discovered more new MSS. than any other humanist.

Nationality

Italian

Source

Boissard, I 12 p. 108.