Giovanni Battista Bugatti
Executioner, Deceased Person
1779 – 1869
Who was Giovanni Battista Bugatti?
Giovanni Battista Bugatti was the official executioner for the Papal States from 1796 to 1865. He was the longest-serving executioner in the States and was nicknamed Mastro Titta, a Roman corruption of maestro di giustizia, or master of justice. At the age of 85, he was retired by Pope Pius IX with a monthly pension of 30 scudi.
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