Baldassar (Baldassare, Baldassarre) Castiglione Date of Birth: 6 December 1478 Place of Birth: Casatico, Mantua Date of Death: 8 February 1529 Place of Death: Toledo
Baldassar Castiglione was born in 1478 in Casatico near Mantua, to Cristoforo Castiglione, a man-at-arms of the Gonzagas, and Luigia (vel Aloisa) Gonzaga. He studied Greek and Latin in Milan under the guidance of the humanists Gior…
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