Born on October 20, 1915 at Massa Forese (Ravenna). He was educated at Ravenna Seminary, then at Liceo Classico. Later on he entered the Arts Faculty at Bologna University where he got his degree in 1939. Beloved teacher at Ravenna Liceo Scientifico he fought against Nazi - Fascism, especially after September 8th, 1943. He was member of the group "Giustizia e Libertà" (Justice and Freedom) and in February, 1944 he founded the Partito d'Azione section in Ravenna. He was captured by the Brigate Nere (Black Brigades) and was shot dead with eleven resistance fighters on August 25th, 1944 at dawn.