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63esima Truffle Fair

Città di Moncalvo

Città di Moncalvo

Famous inhabitants

The pride of Moncalvo Monferrato

Guglielmo Caccia AKA il Moncalvo (1568-1626), painter (the illustration above is a work of his)
Monsignor Placido Tadini (1759-1847), cardinal, bishop of Biella and archbishop of Genoa
Baron Ferdinando dal Pozzo (1768-1843), politician, Home Secretary of Carlo Alberto
Gabriele Capello (1806-1877), cabinet-maker at the court of Carlo Alberto
Rosa Vercellana “Bella Rosin” (1833-1885), morganatic wife of Vittorio Emanuele II
Agostino della Sala Spada (1842-1913), scholar, lawyer, author of ‘Mondo Antico’
Senatore Carlo Francesco Ferraris (1850-1924), politician, minister of public works
Giovanni Minoglio (1851-1913), historian, playwright, coin collector
General Carlo Montanari (1863-1915), soldier, died at Plava, decorated with Gold Medal of Military Valor
Professor Giuseppe Gavello (1872-1926), physician and benefactor
Alessandro Bonaventura (1878-1954), optician, photographer, astronomer, inventor and poet
Senator Prof. Vincenzo Buronzo (1884-1976), scholar (pupil of Pascoli), politician
Monsignor Giuseppe Bolla (1885-1952), parson, almoner, musician
Ambasciatore Dr. Franco Montanari (1905-1973), diplomat, maecenas

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