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Giacomo Casanova
Birth: Apr. 2, 1725
Venice
Veneto, Italy
Death: Jun. 4, 1798
Duchcov, Czech Republic

Famous Lover. He was born to Venetian actors and is known more for his amorous adventures than for his experiences as a secret agent, author, businessman and musician. During his life, he served as a spy for King Louis XV, began a business selling printed silk and played the violin for the theater in Venice. However, he is best known as the “world’s most famous lover.” He went to school to be a priest but was expelled because of his profligate activities. He eventually returned to Venice where he made his living conning nobility with various schemes involving magic, alchemy and occult mysticism. In 1755 he was arrested and convicted of practicing witchcraft. He escaped from prison and fled to France where he returned to his scheming ways, making a fortune off of a lottery he developed. His autobiography is an erotic account of his exploits which, according to his count, involved one hundred and twenty-two different women. The book gives an intimate look at life in the eighteenth century and it made him a widely known symbol of extraordinary sexual conquests. He died, at age seventy-three, almost forgotten, but his autobiography, published in complete form in 1960, returned him to a position of fame. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
Burial:
Zámek Duchcov Hrbitov
Duchcov
Ustecky (Usti nad Labem), Czech Republic
Plot: Exact gravesite no longer exists. It disappeared when a park was constructed out of the cemetery behind the castle.
 
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