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Ri·en·zi

 (rē-ĕn′zē) or Ri·en·zo (-zō), Cola di 1313?-1354.
Italian revolutionary leader who installed himself as dictator of Rome (1347) but was quickly ousted at the bidding of the pope. In his second attempt to rule (1354), he was killed by a mob.
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