Pierre SAVORGNAN DE BRAZZA

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Diver, ocean explorer

FrenchBorn Pierre Paul François Camille SAVORGNAN DE BRAZZA

Italian explorer, born in the Papal States and later naturalized as a Frenchman

Born on January 25, 1852 in Castel Gandolfo, Italie , Italy

Died on September 14, 1905 in Dakar, Sénégal

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Born in Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, Pietro Savorgnan di Brazzà was the seventh son of Count Ascanio Savorgnan di Brazzà, a nobleman of Udine with many French connections, and his wife Giacinta Simonetti. Pietro was interested in exploration from an early age and won entry to the French naval school at Brest. He graduated as an ensign and sailed on the French ship Jeanne d'Arc to Algeria.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Born in Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, Pietro Savorgnan di Brazzà was the seventh son of Count Ascanio Savorgnan di Brazzà, a nobleman of Udine with many French connections, and his wife Giacinta Simonetti. Pietro was interested in exploration from an early age and won entry to the French naval school at Brest. He graduated as an ensign and sailed on the French ship Jeanne d'Arc to Algeria.



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