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Pietro Savorgnan di Brazzà

Pietro Savorgnan di Brazza

Pietro Brazza Savorgnan was born in Castelgandolfo, near Rome, in an aristocratic Roman family, on january 26th 1852. After studying in Paris, he enrolled in the French Navywith the admiral Montaignac recommandation. Poorly noticed and subjected to hostility from other naval … Continue reading