Francesco Caracciolo


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Prince Francesco Caracciolo (18 January 1752 – 30 June 1799) was a Neapolitan admiral and revolutionist.

Caracciolo was born in Naples to a noble family. He entered the navy and learned his seamanship under Rodney. He fought with distinction in the British service in the American War of Independence, against the Barbary pirates, and against the French at Genoa under Lord Hotham. The ... more »

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  • ''In England there are sixty different religions, and only one sauce.''
    Francesco Caracciolo (1752-1799), Neapolitan naval commander. Attributed.
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