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The title of this article is a nickname.

Don Piddu was the Mafia chieftain of Caltanissetta, a town and province in Sicily. He was considered to be one of the leading Mafia bosses in Sicily in the 1940s.

He was killed by Salvatore Giuliano and his band on the estate of Prince Borsa.

Personality and traits

He was known to be susceptible to flattery and was vain of his appearance.

Behind the scenes

In the film, he was played by Barone Giovanni Gagliardo Di Carpinello.


  • Piddu is a Sicilian diminutive of Giuseppe.
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