|POLITICIAN, LAWYER (ITALY)|
BORN 6 Mar 1813, Sostegno, Piemonte - DIED 17 Oct 1900, Torino, Piemonte|
GRAVE LOCATION Torino, Piemonte: Cimitero Monumentale, Corso Novara
Luigi Ferraris was a liberal politician. He studied law at the University of Turin an worked as a lawyer. In 1847 he signed a manifesto against the suppression of a riot in 1847. In 1848 he was elected into the Parlamento Subalpino, defeating future prime minister Cavour. In 1863 he was re-elected. He opposed the transfer of the capital from Turin to Florence in 1864. After Rome was conquered he supported that city as the future capital of Italy. In 1869 he was Minister of the Interior during the third cabinet of Menabrae. He became a senator of Italy in 1871.
From 1878 to 1882 he was the mayor of Turin and he was also provincial president. In 1891 he was Minister of Justice in the first Starabba cabinet. In 1900 he died in Turin.
Luigi Ferraris - Wikipedia