Luigi Torelli

Died aged c. 77

Luigi Torelli (9 February 1810 – 14 November 1887) was born in Villa di Tirano, in the Valtellina of Lombardy, at the time part of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy. Being a patriot, he took part in the Five Days of Milan, most noted in driving out the Tyrolian Kaiserjäger from Piazza del Duomo and, together with fellow patriot Scipione Bagaggia, for raising the tri-colour atop the Cathedral. Torelli was a member of diverse scientific and economic institutions. In 1860 he was made a Senator and in 1864 became Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce of the Kingdom of Italy. He died at Tirano in 1887.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

In questo luogo d'incontro di genti e di culture Tirano ricorda Luigi Torelli (1810 - 1887) Pioniere di Liberta Cooperazione e progresso

English translation: In this meeting place Tirano people and culture reminds Luigi Torelli (1810 - 1887) Pioneer of Liberty Cooperation and progress

Piazzale Stazione, Tirano, Italy where they recorded