(4653) Tommaso

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1976 GJ2. Discovered 1976 Apr. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for Tommaso Campanella (1568–1639), Italian monk who was a philosopher, poet and political figure. He is known primarily as the author of Civitās Soleil and as a founder of Utopian Communism. Campanella was imprisoned for 27 years by the Spanish Inquisition. (M 23352)

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