Alda Merini

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Birth Name: Alda Merini

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Milan

Date Of Birth: March 21, 1931

Date Of Death: November 1, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Italian

Alda Merini was born on the 21st of March, 1931. She was famous for being a Poet. Award-winning Italian poet whose work explored the intersection of insanity and creativity. She is particularly remembered for L’altra verita: Diario di una diversa, a 1986 poetic memoir.

Alda Merini was born in Milan. She began writing at a young age and caught the attention of Giorgio Manganelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and other Italian authors. She was confined to a mental institution for over a decade, beginning in 1964. Her 1986 masterpiece, The Other Truth: Diary of a Dropout, was inspired by this experience.

Alda Merini was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Alda Merini was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Alda Merini is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Alda Merini was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Alda Merini
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Alda Merini was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Alda Merini was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Alda Merini had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Alda Merini’s birth sign is Aries and she had a ruling planet of Mars.

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