Name: Pier della Vigna

Alternate Name: Piero della Vigna

Nature: historical

Gender: male

Death Date: 1249

Description: Chief minister, private secretary, and chief counselor of Frederick II as well as a poet, Piero fell into disfavor in 1249 and was imprisoned and blinded. His downfall was reputedly due to calumnious courtiers. In despair, Piero committed suicide a few months later.

Associated Location: Napoli


Doré, Gustave

Doré, Pier della Vigna

Flaxman, John

Flaxman, Suicides