Torquato Tasso’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Torquato Tasso died at age 51, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding poet Torquato Tasso's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Sixteenth-century Italian poet who is most remembered for a 1580 work entitled La Gerusalemme Liberata.

His mother died under mysterious circumstances when he was young.

He suffered from mental illness and was confined to an asylum in St. Anna for seven years.

How did Torquato Tasso die?

Information about the death of Torquato Tasso
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death51 years
BirthdayMarch 11, 1544
Death dateApril 25, 1595
Place of deathRome, Italy
Place of burialN/A


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