Frederick William Rolfe (Baron Corvo) (1860-1913)

Death: 25th October 1913
Location: Cimitero di San Michele, Venice, Veneto, Italy
Cause of death: Stroke
Photo taken by: David N. Lotz
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English writer, artist and eccentric who was born Frederick William Rolfe, but also used the pseudonym Baron Corvo. He spent most of his life as a freelance writer, mainly in England but eventually in Venice. He relied on benefactors for support, but his argumentative nature resulted in him falling out with most of the people that tried to help him. 
His best known novels and short-stories are those in which he is the thinly-disguised protagonist, his most famous novel being Hadrian The Seventh (1904).