Bruganza, Gaetano an Italian theologian and scholar, was born at Mantua in 1732. He taught rhetoric and classics in several colleges, and philosophy at Perugia. Being a Jesuit, he retired to his native place during the time of the suppression of his order, and devoted himself to the performance of literary labor and of his priestly functions. He died about 1800. He wrote, De Modo Conscribendo Inscriptiones (Mantua, 1779): — La Poesia in Aiuto alla Prosa (ibid. 1781). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.