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Pasquale Paoli: General of the Corsican nation

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Pasquale Paoli: General of the Corsican nation

Pascal Paoli was born April 5, 1725 at Merusaglia. This character will remain forever in the memory of the island. Thanks to him Corsica has risen to the rank of example to follow in this pivotal period that was the eighteenth century for Europe and the whole of humanity. The personality and work of 'Babbu di a Patria "(Father of the Fatherland) have indeed attracted the admiration of all the European courts and the greatest thinkers of his time. The paolienne period carries a universal education. Pascal Paoli wanted to Corsicans educated individuals 'enlightened', collectively able to administer their country, able to think and act freely. The development of a democratic constitution, the creation of a national printing, creating a university, creating severe 'ghjustizia paolina' to eradicate Vendetta ... it's all part of the main pillars of policy Pascal Paoli (elected General of the Corsican Nation in 1755). Pascal Paoli was a great statesman without contest.

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