Alessandro Manzoni’s 227th Birthday Celebrated by Google

Alessandro Manzoni’s 227th Birthday was celebrated on Mar 7, 2012 by Google . The giant search engine , replaced its ordinary home page logo with a doodle to respect the anniversary of Alessandro Manzoni birthday .

Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (7 March 1785 – 22 May 1873) was an Italian poet and novelist . He is famous for the novel The Betrothed (orig.Italian: I Promessi Sposi) (1827), generally ranked among the masterpieces of world literature . The novel is also a symbol of the Italian Risorgimento, both for its patriotic message and because it was a fundamental milestone in the development of the modern, unified Italian language . “What comes after is not always progress” was his most famous quote .

Doodle showed in Italy .


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