Casalbuttano (Cremona) 1826-Milan 1891. A politician and economist, from an ancient southern Lombard family. He studied in Switzerland, in Milan and at German universities. During the restoration of Habsburg rule over Lombardy (1849-1859), he studied economics and literature. For his La Proprietà fondiaria in Lombardia (Milan, 1856) he received a prize from the Society for the Promotion of Science and Literature and became a member of the Istituto Lombardo. In Sulle condizioni economiche della Valtellina (Milan, 1858), he exposed the evils of Austrian rule and he wrote a white paper for Cavour on the general conditions of Lombardy and Veneto.