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Felice Bisleri
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1851
Milan
Lombardia, Italy
Death: Sep. 17, 1921
Milan
Lombardia, Italy

Signor Felice Bisleri was an Italian pharmacist, a maker of liquor and freedom fighter under Garibaldi (1865-67).

Bisleri was born in Gerolanuova near Brescia. He established the Felice Bisleri & Co. chemical laboratory in Milano, developing the successful "Ferro-China Bisleri", an amaro (drink) made as an alcohol infusion of cinchona bark, herbs, and iron salts. The company also made the wellselling "Nocera Umbra" mineral water named after Nocera Umbra (1894), as well as the "l'esanofele", a chemical based on quinine, iron and arsenic to combat malaria (1899). Bisleri died in San Pellegrino. The Via Felice Bisleri in Milan is named after him, and the Bisleri mineral water brand still exists.

Awards:

Silver Medal of Military Valor for his fighting at Bezzecca (21 July 1866) 
 
Burial:
Cimitero Monumentale di Milano
Milan
Provincia di Milano
Lombardia, Italy
 
Created by: Mademoiselle
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31209336
 

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