Early Origins of the Capanna family
The surname Capanna was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Capanna family
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Capanna Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Capanna family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 80 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Capanna Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Capanna family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Capanna Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alessandro Capanna, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Montegallo, in 1905
- Alfredo Capanna, aged 4, who landed in America from Roma, in 1906
- Angleo Capanna, aged 19, who settled in America from Montegallo, in 1906
- Antonio Capanna, aged 24, who landed in America from Italy, in 1908
- Antonio Capanna, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from Montefino, Italy, in 1909
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Contemporary Notables of the name Capanna (post 1700)
- Mario Capanna (b. 1945), Italian politician and writer, Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies (1983-1987), and the European Parliament (1979)