Contessa Francesca Vacca Agusta

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Contessa Francesca Vacca Agusta (Graffagni)

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Genoa, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Death: January 08, 2001 (58)
Portofino, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, Italy
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Wife of Corrado Agusta

Managed by: Tommaso Valarani
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About Contessa Francesca Vacca Agusta

Francesca Vacca Agusta ( Genoa , 29 October 1942 - Portofino , 8 January 2001 ) was an Italian noblewoman .


Ex-saleswoman in Genoa , in 1974 he married the Count Corrado Agusta, an industrial and helicopter builder, as well as the owner of the homonymous company . In the early eighties began the disagreements with her husband, who died in 1989, without having had children with her.

Following the countess begins to live with a young yuppie of the jet set of the French Riviera , Maurizio Raggio, restaurateur of Portofino.

The mid-eighties coincide with the association with Bettino Craxi and the PSI, to which the companion was linked . The last years of her life saw her at the center of the pink chronicle with the separation from the playboy Ray , and the subsequent link with Tirso Chazaro , Mexican messenger known on the spot.


Countess Francesca Vacca Agusta died tragically at the age of 58, on January 8, 2001, plunging into the sea from the cliff of her villa in Portofino . His body was found a few days later on the beaches of the Côte d'Azur transported by sea currents .

A series of compiled wills complicated the legacy of the inheritance which opened after his death .

Judicial proceedings

A tax warrant was issued against him by the Milan prosecutor's office in 1994 during Clean Hands for recycling on foreign accounts in connection with the investigation on Bettino Craxi. He flees to Cuernavaca in Mexico with Ray. In 1997 Italy obtains extradition from Mexico and returns to Italy, and after two months of domiciliary he pleads a sentence of less than two years and pays a deposit.

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Contessa Francesca Vacca Agusta's Timeline

October 29, 1942
Genoa, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, Italy
January 8, 2001
Age 58
Portofino, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, Italy