It was originally a Roman town, then called "Cothoneum," around 20 AD. The city was first mentioned in history, however, in 997.
Today, Codogno is best known as a train station stop, as well as for its historic downtown area and architecture.
People Born in Codogno
Codogno in People's Lives
Napoleon Bonaparte: I won a brief skirmish here in 1796, and sent enemy forces fleeing over the Adda River.