Modena Carpi, Guastalla, Massa-Carrara, Reggio.
In 1521 he was sent to Carpi to transact a petty matter with the chapter of the Franciscans, the chief known result of the embassy being a burlesque correspondence with Francesco Guicciardini.
"So thin-skinned that a fly would draw blood," as the prince of Carpi expressed it, he could not himself restrain his pen from sarcasm.
MANFREDO FANTI (1806-1865), Italian general, was born at Carpi and educated at the military college of Modena.
Before Pico removed to Florence, he procured for Aldo the post of tutor to his nephews Alberto and Lionello Pio, princes of Carpi.