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Corridonia

Corridonia, (Macerata)
Corridonia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Macerata in the Italian region Marche, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Ancona and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) southeast of Macerata.Corridonia was called, until 1931, Pausula. The name was changed by Benito Mussolini to honour Filippo Corridoni, interventionist syndicalist who died on 23 October 1915.Corridonia borders the following municipalities: Francavilla d'Ete, Macerata, Mogliano, Monte San Giusto, Monte San Pietrangeli, Morrovalle, Petriolo, Tolentino, Urbisaglia.Notable peopleFilippo Corridoni, syndicalist, died during World War IGiovanni Battista Velluti, castrated opera singerMassimo Ciocci, football player that played for F.C. Internazionale Milano, an Italian football clubLuigi Lanzi, antiquarian, assistant director of the Galleria Uffizi of Florence, and director of the Accademia della Crusca.Eugenio Niccolai, captain 151 of Trooper Regiment, adorned with the Gold Medal for the Military Merit, died the 31 January 1918 sul Col del Rosso, in the last Battle of the PiaveDemographic evolutionReferences

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