- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Informing 1
Italian royalty, a prince, writer, poet, dramatist and novelist. The son of a wealthy landowner, he was educated at the University of Rome in 1881, publishing his numerous stories and poems from 1882. He created a scandal by writing of his grand affair with Eleonora Duse in "The Flame of Love," 1900.
In 1912, bankrupt, d'Annunzio fled to France to avoid creditors and while there he released plays in the French language. An aviator, d'Annunzio was also a political leader who promoted patriotism and influenced Italy to enter WW I on the side of the Allies. In the air, he fought with spectacular bravery, becomig a national hero and recipient of the English Military Cross and medal of French Legion of Honor. He received his title, Principe di Montenevoso, in 1924 from King Victor Emmanuel III.
D'Annunzio married Maria Hardouin, Duchess of Gallese, in 1883 and his famed love affair with Eleonora Duse was from 1897-1902.
He died on 3/01/1938, 08:10 PM, Gardone Riviera, Brescia, Italy.