PEZZONI, Antonino

PEZZONI, Antonino. Lodi 19.11.1777 — Lugano 4.10.1844. O.F.M.Cap. Italian Missionary in India. Monsignore. Vicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan in Agra and Titular Bishop of Esbus (Esbona, Hesbon) in 1826-42, then retired after more than 35 years’ service in India and returned to Italy.

Publications: Grammatica italiana e indostana. 462 p. Sardhana 1874.

Sources: U. Nardella, La conoscenza dell’ Asia 3, 1989, 31f.;; portrait in

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