Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Cossigas in:
 • Cimitero Monumentale di Sassari
 • Sassari
 • Provincia di Sassari
 • Sardegna
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Francesco "Pixaxe Wielder" Cossiga
Birth: Jul. 26, 1928
Sassari
Sardegna, Italy
Death: Aug. 17, 2010
Rome
Lazio, Italy

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 political career, he also held the posts of Junior Defence Minister and Home Secretary. He died in the nation's capital from cardiovascular disease.  (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
Burial:
Cimitero Monumentale di Sassari
Sassari
Provincia di Sassari
Sardegna, Italy
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57506742
Francesco Pixaxe Wielder Cossiga
Added by: Oscar in Italy
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- laura from Italy
 Added: Aug. 17, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014

- Lucy Caldarelli
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
There are 35 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 35 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service