Poggi, Giuseppe (1811-1901)

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Giuseppe Poggi, Italian architect and urbanist was born and died in Florence in 1811-1901. Possessing the knowledge of technique and artistic taste he reconstructed numerous Renaissance palaces in Florence. His name is also connected with the urbanistic transformation of the city in 1864-1870, because of high level of technical and architectural solutions Poggi is considered to be the first real Italian urbanist. Among other he created the Cemetery of the English and piazza Cavour.

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