About Pietro Bettera
House of Bettera
The Bettera  family comes from Bergamo, Italy. In 1610 Pietro Bettera settled in Dubrovnik. In the course of the eighteenth century, the Bettera family positioned itself among the most prominent families of the Fraternity of St. Anthony. Its members were well established merchants, clergymen, and public servants.
Marija Bettera-Dimitri, Petar’s aunt, was a renowned writer, as was her father, Baro Bettera. Dominik and Ruggiero, Baro’s sons were able merchants and qualified for membership in the St. Anthony fraternity, in 1726. Ruggiero’s son and nobleman of Ston, Petar Bettera, was assigned to consular service in Izmir between 1789 and 1794. He died in Dubrovnik in 1806.
Famous member ■Vito Maria Bettera-Vodopić
References 1.↑ The Ragusan Republic: Victim of Napoleon and its Own Conservatism by Harriet Towers Bjelovucic