Gennaro Arcucci

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Count Gennaro Arcucci (died 1800) was an Italian physician, antiquarian and a hero of the island of Capri and Caprese martyr in the Bourbon Restoration. He was said to have been the principal signori of the island[1] who used to "entertain the King during his visits to the island and offer him draughts of his far-famed 'Tears of Tiberius'".[2] He was hanged by the Bourbons in 1800, "as a 'liberal'".[1] A plaque commemorates him on the Piazza Umberto I.

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  1. ^ a b Blackwood's magazine. W. Blackwood. 1 January 1975. p. 531. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Douglas, Norman (1952). Footnote on Capri. Sidgwick and Jackson. p. 35. Retrieved 5 July 2012.