Sebastiano Tusa

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Sebastiano Tusa
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Councillor for Cultural Heritage for Sicily
In office
11 April 2018 – 10 March 2019
Preceded byVittorio Sgarbi
Personal details
Born(1952-08-02)2 August 1952
Sicily, Italy
Died10 March 2019(2019-03-10) (aged 66)
near Bishoftu, Ethiopia
Spouse(s)Valeria Patrizia Li Vigni
Alma materSapienza University of Rome
OccupationArchaeologist, professor, politician

Sebastiano Tusa (2 August 1952 – 10 March 2019) was an Italian archaeologist and politician. He was councilor for Cultural Heritage for the Sicilian Region of Italy from 11 April 2018 until his death on 10 March 2019.[1] Tusa was a professor of paleontology at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples.

Tusa was killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, on 10 March 2019.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Soprintendenza del Mare - Struttura" [Superintendency of the Sea - Structure]. www.regione.sicilia.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  2. "Schianto Boeing Etiopia, assessore Tusa a bordo. Dal Kenya: "Nessun sopravvissuto"" [Crash Boeing Ethiopia, assessor Tusa on board. From Kenya: "No survivors"] (in Italian). La Sicilia. 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.