Casanova de Seingalt Giovanni Jacopo
Cas·a·no·va de Sein·galt(kăs′ə-nō′və də săN-gält′, kăz′-, kä′sä-nō′vä), Giovanni Jacopo 1725-1798.
Italian adventurer who after his expulsion from a seminary wandered Europe, meeting luminaries, working in a variety of occupations, and establishing a legendary reputation as a lover. His memoirs chronicle his adventures.
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