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Dates: 1260 - 1324 (Dates are approximate. ) 

Author of one of the most important sources for the turbulent late 13th and early 14th century history of Italy, Dino Compagni was a Florentine official who recounted the political and diplomatic struggles between Guelphs and Ghibellines (supporters of the pope and emperor, respectively) in his Chronicle. For more information, please see: