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Lauro De Bosis

Full name: Lauro Adolfo De Bosis
Other name(s): Paulo maiora canamus
Gender: Male
Born: December 9, 1901 in Roma, Roma, Italy
Died: October 3, 1931 in Eio Elba, Livorno, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Lauro de Bosis was a philosopher and philologist, who also translated ancient texts into Italian. In resistance to the Italian fascism, he learned to fly and dropped leaflets over Rome. In 1931, he was shot down by the superior firepower of the Italian Air Force and died. His political testament "Storia della mia morte" was published in 1945. In 1928 he won a silver medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for his verse-drama "Icarus."


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Dramatic Works Italy ITA 2 Silver

Mixed Literature, Dramatic Works

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Art Competitions Italy Final Standings 2 Icaro
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