Pietro Piva

Brief Life History of Pietro

Pietro Piva was born in 1850, in Di, Sourou, Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso. He married Luigia Roman on 12 December 1875, in Pasiano, Pordenone, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy.

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Pietro Piva
Luigia Roman
Marriage: 12 December 1875

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  • Acta de fallecimiento de Pietro Roman

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Upper Volta gains independence. Maurice Yameogo becomes president.


Constitution is Suspended. A crisis erupts between the government and the labor unions. At the request of the labor unions, General Sangoulé Lamizana, then army chief of staff, assumes power on January 3rd, 1966.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Piero, Aldo, Angelo, Fosco, Mario, Reno, Sergio. Spanish Diego, Esteban, Jorge.

Italian (northern): occupational name for a piper, from piva ‘bagpipes’ or ‘player of bagpipes’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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