Pietro Giordani

Pietro Giordani was born in Piacenza in 1774 and died in Parma in 1848

Pietro Giordani


A scholar, patriot and man of culture, Pietro Giordani graduated in law and philosophy at the University of Parma in 1795.
A supporter of Napoleom, to whom he dedicated the Panegirico, he was the secretary of the Academy of Arts of Bologna from 1808 to 1815, and the author of the Panegirico a Canova.

In 1830 he moved to Parma where he devoted to the moral and intellectual development of people, to civil and political progress, becoming honorary director of the local University.