French entrepreneurDied when: 76 years 1 days (912 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Procopio Cutò, or Francesco Procopio Cutò or Francesco Procopio dei Coltelli (9 February 1651 - 10 February 1727) was an Italian chef from Sicily.
Billing himself as a modern Procopius, he founded in 1686 what has become the oldest extant cafe in Paris, Café Procope.
It became the first literary coffeehouse in Paris.For over 200 years the cafe-restaurant attracted notables in the world of arts, politics, and literature.