Giacomo Casanova

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Giacomo Casanova

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (/ˌkæsəˈnvə, ˌkæzə-/,[1][2][3] Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo dʒiˈrɔːlamo kazaˈnɔːva, kasa-]; 2 April 1725 – 4 June 1798) was a famous Venetian adventurer and writer. He was born in Venice. He is best known for having had many affairs with women.[4] He died in Dux, Bohemia, (now Duchcov, Czech Republic).

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  2. "Casanova". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  3. "Casanova, Giovanni Jacopo" (US) and "Casanova, Giovanni Jacopo". Oxford Dictionaries UK Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  4. J. Rives Childs (1988). Casanova: A New Perspective. ISBN 9780913729694.