Writer and politician. Dedicated his poem “Il Washington” to Franklin (1777). Later achieved some distinction as a writer. His Veglie di Tasso (1799) was at one time thought to be Torquato Tasso’s own work. Author of Storia dell’America in continuazione del compendio della Storia universale del sig. conte di Segur (1820-1822).
Served as secretary general of the Cisalpine Republic.