Carlo Pisacane was born in Naples on 22 August 1818 and he died in Sanza on 2 July 1857. Pisacane was an Italian revolutionary and patriot. On 3 April 1826 the father died and he left the family in very bad economic conditions that forced the mother to marry the general Michele Tarallo. When he was 14, Carlo entered the military college of Nunziatella. After many years, he married Enrichetta Di Lorenzo, and they he had 2 daughters.
VILLA COMUNALE E MONUMENTO A CARLO PISACANE
On June 25, 1857 Carlo Pisacane, together with 24 other patriots, set uot from Genova. On June 28, the ship reaches Sapri where they will clash with the Bourbon soldiers, who, helped by the population, will be able to take over the rioters. Pisacane and more than 80 survivors were forced to escape Sanza. The next day, the parish priest Don Francesco Bianco rang the bells to warn the people of the arrival of the foreigners. This is how the people attacked the rebels killing them. On July 2, 1857, Carlo Pisacane also died. The few survivors were put on trial and sentenced to death.