Francesca Tardioli Cause Of Death, Obituary, Burial, Funeral, Memorial Service: Italian ambassador to Australia, Francesca Tardioli, has been found dead outside a house in Foligno, north of Rome. Margaret Twomey, Australia’s ambassador to Italy, mourned the loss of Ms Tardioli on Twitter. “Heartbreaking news on the passing of Ambassador Francesca Tardioli. Dear friend. Brilliant colleague….