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There may be a situation where an applicant knows that he or she qualifies for Italian Dual Citizenship but their living ancestor does not have a copy of their Naturalization Certificate or they are unsure as to the details of their naturalization.

Giuseppe Verdi was born in Roncole, a hamlet in the town of Busseto (which at the time was part of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza under the First French Empire domination), on 10 October 1813 from a humble family. His father Carlo (1785–1867) worked as a grocery store/ innkeeper and his mother Luigia Uttini (1787–1851) was a seamstress.

San Francesco (Saint Francis) was born on September 26, 1181 in Assisi to Pietro di Bernardone dei Moriconi, a very wealthy cloth merchant, and his wife Giovanna also known as Pica Bourlemont, about whom little is known except she is said to have belonged to a noble family of Provence, France. He was one of seven children.

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