Biography of Jacinto Paoli (1702-1768)

General and corso poet of the 18th century who died in 1768. He took an active part in the rising of the Corsicans against Genoa in 1729, and was next Aitelli, Giaffieri and Orticoni, one of the leaders of the insurrection, and at the same time one of the Supreme judges of the country. Contributed to nominate Neuhof baron King and, after the withdrawal of this, was declared his lieutenant general. The French reaching the island, Paoli was expatriated and went to Naples, where the King appointed him Colonel.