Azuni, Domenico Alberto, an Italian jurist and antiquary, born in the Island of Sardinia in 1749. Before the Revolution he was a Senator at Nice, and was subsequently called to Paris to assist in codifying commercial laws. In 1807 he was judge of the appeal court at Genoa, and finally returned to Cagliari as judge and as director of the library of the University. He wrote several legal works as well as an exhaustive description of his native island. He died in 1827.