Cossiga, Francesco 'Pixaxe Wielder' b. July 26, 1928 d. August 17, 2010 President of Italy. He served as the President of Italy from July 1985 to April 1992, and as the nation's Prime Minister from August 1979 to October 1980. Cossiga joined the Christian Democracy Party at the age of 16, and graduated with a law degree at 20. From 1959 to 1974 he worked as a professor of constitutional law, at Sassari University, and served as Minister of the Interior from 1976 to 1978. In 1992, he was appointed as a lifetime senator following the end of his presidency. During his...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Cimitero Monumentale di Sassari, Sassari, Provincia di Sassari, Sardegna, Italy
Garibaldi, Giuseppe b. July 4, 1807 d. June 2, 1882 Italian national hero and politician, fighter for the freedom and independence of Italy. Born in Nice and died on the island Caprera near to Sardegna. As a refugee spent he several years in South America, because of the death penalty in Italy for the revolt against monarchy. Garibaldi came during the revolution in 1848 back to Italy. After the death of his wife Anita decided he in 1855 to buy the main part of the island Caprera (between Sardegna an Corsica) to build there his house and to...[Read More] (Bio by: Frantisek Zboray) Garibaldi Family Cemetery - Caprera, Provincia di Olbia-Tempio, Sardegna, Italy
Pompedda, Cardinal. Mario Francesco b. April 18, 1929 d. October 18, 2006 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Ozieri born Mario Francesco Pompedda entered seminary in Sassari, later furthering his studies at the Regional Seminary of Cagliari and in Rome at the Almo Collegio Capranica, the Pontifical Gregorian University, the Pontifical Biblical Institute and the Pontifical Lateran University, earning a doctorate in theology, a licentiate in Sacred Scriptures, a doctorate in utroque iure in both canon and civil laws and the degree of 'avvocate rotale' of the Sacred Roman Rota...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cattedrale dell'Immacolata, Ozieri, Provincia di Sassari, Sardegna, Italy Plot: Chapel Of The Blessed Sacrament.
Priebke, Erich b. July 29, 1913 d. October 11, 2013 Nazi SS Captain, War Criminal. Best known for his participation in the planning and implementation of the Fosse Ardeatine Massacre during the World War II where died three hundred thirty-five Italian hostages. Priebke joined the Nazi Party in 1933, distinguishing himself as a member strong and firm, characteristics that allowed him to join the SS and soon reach the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain). He served in the Gestapo under the command of Herbert Kappler in Nazi-occupied Rome. After...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cimitero della Colonia Penale di Isili, Isili, Città Metropolitana di Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy
Volontè, Gian Maria b. April 9, 1933 d. December 6, 1994 Italian Actor. He is perhaps most famous for his roles as the main villains in Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars and For a Few Dollars More. He was also considered one of the best European actors ever, for his skill to enter into the personality of the characters he played.BiographyVolonté was born in Milan.He graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Rome in 1957. He had a brief career as a television and theatre (Shakespeare, Goldoni) actor, before concentrating on his film career.He...[Read More] (Bio by: Ercole77) La Maddalena Cemetery, La Maddalena, Città Metropolitana di Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy