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Sangro di San Severo, Raimondo di
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Sangro di San Severo, Raimondo di, * 30 Jan 1710 (Torremaggiore (Foggia, Italy)), † 22 Mar 1771 (Naples)

One of the significant figures in the early history of Italian → Freemasonry, Prince Raimondo di Sangro di San Severo was born into one of the most illustrious families of the Naples aristocracy, with family connections extending to European royalty dating back to the Middle Ages. A pupil of Jesuit schools in Rome and Naples, di Sangro emerged in the 1730s as an inventor in several different fields, from fireworks to weap…

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Introvigne, Massimo, “Sangro di San Severo, Raimondo di”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_326>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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