In the streets of Naples appeared many tramps wearing very little but an old shirt and pants with nothing on their legs or feet to cover them . These people slept by the road on the steps of the church or underneath abandoned bridges . They cleaned boots or robbed on the market stalls, these people Lazzaroni were tramps . The tramp named Murat left his name in the history books . Nominated plebeus under roman language he became famous with Masaniello in 1799 and fought for the Republic for freedom of the people . Named the man of the people in Naples , religious caring and friendly . He adopted a son of who was poorer than himself . Where he lived the doors were always open and his sad past will have owned him a place more beautiful after death .