Mezzofanti, Giuseppe (17711848)

Mezzofanti, Giuseppe, cardinal and linguist, born at Bologna; celebrated for the number of languages he knew, some 58 in all; lived chiefly in Rome, and was keeper of the Vatican library; Byron called him “a walking polyglot” (17711848).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Metis
Mètre
Metternich, Clement, Prince von
Metz
Meung, Jean de
Meuse
Mexico
Mexico, Gulf Of
Meyer, Conrad Ferdinand
Meyerbeer
Mezzofanti, Giuseppe
Mezzotint
Miall, Edward
Micah
Micawber
Michael
Michael
Michael Angelo Buonarotti
Michaelis, Johann David
Michaelmas
Michel, Francesque