Francesco Mario Pagano

Italian jurist and author
Francesco Mario Pagano

Francesco Mario Pagano (8 December 174829 October 1799) was an Italian jurist, philosopher and author, one of the leaders of the short-lived Parthenopean Republic.


  • Tyrants in the course of time must eventually be overthrown because of the continual opposition of the oppressed. It is an unchanging Law, a constant rule, the penalty is certain, albeit that it is very slow coming to fruition.
    • As cited in: Richard Mann Roberts, Carlo Pisacane's La Rivoluzione, Troubador, 2010, p. 160

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