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Luigi P. di Cesnola

Director, Metropolitan Museum

Centurion, 1878–1893

Full Name Luigi Palma di Cesnola

Born 29 July 1832 in Rivarolo Canavese, Italy

Died 20 November 1904 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York

Proposed by S. S. Conant and Francis F. Marbury

Elected 2 March 1878 at age forty-five