Beltrami, Cardinal. Giuseppe b. January 17, 1889 d. December 13, 1973 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Fossano, Giuseppe Beltrami entered the local seminary, pursuing later his studies in Rome at the Pontifical Roman Athenaeum S. Apollinare and the Royal University. Ordained priest in March 1916, he soon went on to serve as a military chaplain in the Italian army. Joining the staff of the Vatican Library in 1923 and later that of the Secretariat of State in 1926, he acted as lawyer for the causes of canonization and beatification in the Sacred Congregation of...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Duomo di Fossano, Fossano, Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy Plot: Beside the Altar of San Giovenale.
Giolitti, Giovanni b. October 27, 1842 d. July 17, 1928 Italian Statesman. President of the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Italy. In the political history of United Italy, his stay as head of government was one of the longest. The historical period during which he exercised his political leadership on Italy is nowadays called Giolitti era. He was one of the liberal politicians more engaged in the extension of the base of the newly Italian democratic unitary state, and in economic modernization, industrial and cultural policy of the Italian...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cavour Cemetery, Cavour, Provincia di Torino, Piemonte, Italy
Marchisano, Cardinal. Francesco b. June 25, 1929 d. July 27, 2014 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Racconigi, Francesco Marchisano frequented the seminaries of Giaveno, Chieri, Turin, Rivoli Torinese, and the Lombard of Rome prior to his ordination in June 1952 in Turin. Moving to Rome for a brief period in order to further his studies, Cardinal Giuseppe Pizzardo soon had him called to the Sacred Congregation of Seminaries and Universities in 1956, which led him to spend the rest of his lifetime in Rome. First assigned with the European countries and...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero di Racconigi, Racconigi, Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy Plot: Tomba del Clero.
Pellegrino, Cardinal. Michele b. April 25, 1903 d. October 10, 1986 Roman Catholic Cardinal. The only child of Giuseppe Pellegrino, a bricklayer, and his wife Angela Ristorti, who died of typhus only four months after delivering her child, Michele Pellegrino was born in Roata Chiusani and received his priestly formation at the seminary of Fossano. During this period, he rendered military service in Mantova between March 1923 and April 1924. Ordained priest on September 19, 1925 in Centallo by Monsignor Quirico Travaini, he frequented the Università Cattolica...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero di Roata Chiusani, Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy Plot: Family Vault.
Riberi, Cardinal. Antonio b. June 15, 1897 d. December 16, 1967 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Monte Carlo, Antonio Riberi entered seminary in Cuneo, later pursuing his studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University, the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in Rome and the Institute of Social Sciences in Bergamo. Ordained priest on June 29, 1922, in Rome, he was appointed attaché and secretary of the apostolic nunciature in Bolivia in 1925. Counselor of the nunciature in Ireland from 1930 until 1934, at the early age of thirty, Riberi was elected...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Santuario di S. Antonio, Limone Piemonte, Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy
Valfrè di Bonzo, Cardinal. Teodoro b. August 21, 1853 d. June 25, 1922 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Cavour, Teodoro Valfrè di Bonzo was the son of a count. Entering seminary in Turin in 1871, he was ordained priest on June 10, 1876. Earning a doctorate in theology from the city's university a month later, he moved to Rome in order to further his studies at the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, receiving a doctorate in canon law in June 1880. One of his classmates was Giacomo della Chiesa, who as future Pope Benedict XV would elevate him to the Sacred...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero di Bra, Bra, Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy Plot: Family Tomb.
Violardo, Cardinal. Giacomo b. May 10, 1898 d. March 17, 1978 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Govone, Giacomo Violardo came from a modest family of small proprietors. Entering seminary in Alba, he furthered his studies at the theological faculty of Turin, earning a licentiate in theology, the Pontifical Roman Athenaeum S. Apollinare in Rome, earning a doctorate in utroque iure in both canon and civil law and later at the Catholic University of Milan, earning a doctorate in jurisprudence. Ordained priest in Rome on June 29, 1923, Violardo lectured...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Chiesa Parrocchiale di Govone, Govone, Provincia di Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy