Beretta, Monsignor Count Giovanni Antonio della

b. circa 1721,

d. ?

Bishop of Lodi at the time of the "battle" there on 10 May 1796. See Agnelli, G. La battaglia al ponte di Lodi e l'inizio della settimana napoleonica lodigiana, 1933; Bouvier, F. Bonaparte en Italie, 1796, 1899, p. 529n2.

Not listed in Ferrabino, A. and others. Dizionario biografico degli Italiani, 1960-; Hoefer, D. Nouvelle biographie universelle/générale, 1852-66; Michaud. Biographie universelle ancienne et moderne, 1843-?.

Amur leopards

A personal interest, and nothing to do with history.

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They are perhaps the most endangered animals in the world -- there are only about 30 left in the wild. They desperately need help from humankind. See www.amur-leopard.org.

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