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The title of this article is a nickname.
Biographical Information
Gender Male
Born Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy
Died 1948
Affiliation Don Piddu's clan
Title(s) Don
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Barone Giovanni Gagliardo Di Carpinello

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 traitsEdit

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

Behind the scenesEdit

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


  • Piddu is a Sicilian diminutive of Giuseppe.

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