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Date of Birth: 1438.
Profession: Madame of La Rosa Colta.

There isn't much information about Paola in the history books, but the Florentine archives reveal that she was orphaned at age 8 when her parents were killed at sea. Left with a choice between joining a nunnery and prostitution, she began a life on the streets.

At 16, she vanishes from the records, only to reappear at age 20 when she was arrested for murdering a city guard. On an interesting note, Giovanni Auditore represented her in court, winning the case on a self-defence plea.

Released from prison, Paola went on to start her own brothel to protect other unfortunate women of the street.

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