Victor Emmanuel II and the union of Italy
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Published by Dodd, Mead and company in New York .
Written in English



  • Italy


  • Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy, 1820-1878.,
  • Italy -- History -- 1815-1870,
  • Italy -- History -- 1870-1915

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Edition Notes

Statementby C. S. Forester; with twelve illustrations, a map, and a genealogical table.
LC ClassificationsDG557 .F6
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [1], 245, [1] p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6703740M
LC Control Number27015076

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Victor Emmanuel II, (born Ma , Turin, Piedmont, Kingdom of Sardinia—died January 9, , Rome, Italy), king of Sardinia–Piedmont who became the first king of a united Italy.. Brought up in the court of his father, Charles Albert, and given a conventional monarchical education emphasizing religious and military training, he was married to his cousin Maria Adelaide, daughter of. Victor Emmanuel III (Vittorio Emanuele Ferdinando Maria Gennaro di Savoia; Italian: Vittorio Emanuele III, Albanian: Viktor Emanueli III, Amharic: ቪቶርዮ አማኑኤል; 11 November – 28 December ) reigned as King of Italy from 29 July until his abdication on 9 May In addition, he held the thrones of Ethiopia and Albania as Emperor of Ethiopia (–) and Father: Umberto I of Italy. The Two-Sicilies were annexed and, after the usual plebiscites, on Ma Victor Emmanuel II was declared the first King of Italy by the first national government based in Turin. However, one final step remained toward full unification and, in some ways, it would be the most : Madmonarchist. The best biography of Victor Emmanuel in English is Cecil S. Forester, Victor Emmanuel II and the Union of Italy (). A readable and thorough account of Victor Emmanuel's role in the unification of Italy is contained in Bolton King, A History of Italian Unity (2 vols., ; new ed. ).

Victor Emmanuel II, –78, king of Sardinia (–61) and first king of united Italy (–78). He fought in the war of –49 against Austrian rule in Lombardy-Venetia and ascended the throne when his father, Charles Albert Charles Albert, –, king of Sardinia (–49, see Savoy, house of). Victor Emmanuel II of Italy King of Italy Desc: Victor Emmanuel II was King of Sardinia from until 17 March , when he assumed the title of King of Italy and became the first king of a united Italy since the 6th century, a title he held until his death in Victor Emanuel II (Vittorio Emanuele Maria Alberto Eugenio Ferdinando Tommaso; 14 Mairch – 9 Januar ) wis keeng o Sardinie frae till, on 17 Mairch , he assumed the title Keeng o Italy tae acome the first keeng o a unitit Italy syne the 6t century, a title he held till his daith in The Italians gae him the epithet Faither o the Homeland (Italian: Padre della Patria).Born: 14 Mairch , Palazzo Carignano, Turin, Kinrick . BENEFICIAL SOCIETY VICTOR EMMANUEL II OF READING, PENNSYLVANIA. - Founded in Hazel Street Reading, PA Hours of Operation.

Victor Emmanuel III (11 November – 28 December ) was king of Italy from 29 July to 9 May He was the son and successor of King Umberto I. He was a member of the House of essor: Umberto I.   VITTORIO EMMANUEL II. Was origionally the Prince of Naples and King of Piedmont-Sardinia until , then assumed the title of First king of Italy().Victor Emmanuel succeeded his father Charles Albert to the throne of Piedmont-Sardinia on Ma , following the abdication of Charles Albert after two humiliating defeats ( and ) by Austria.   King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy State visit to Russia - July Here I present an album of photographs showing the arrival, in St Petersburg, of King Emmanuel III the King of Italy as he.   Victor Emanuel II (Vittorio Emanuele Maria Alberto Eugenio Ferdinando Tommaso; 14 March – 9 January ) was king of Sardinia from .