• I was an Italian patriot born in Rome.
  • The son of an innkeeper, I was trained as a lawyer.
  • I headed a mission to Avignon to secure constitutional reforms from Pope Clement VI.
  • I was proclaimed Tribune in the late 1340s but used despotic power to maintain law and order, and seven months later I was forced to flee.
  • I was later killed by an enraged mob in Rome.

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