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