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  Charles Albert of Sardinia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Albert (October 2, 1798 – July 28, 1849) was the Duke of Savoy, Piedmont, Aosta and King of Sardinia from 1831 to 1849.
In 1821, as regent for the kingdom in the absence of the new king, Charles Felix, he conceded a constitution that was disavowed by the king, who sent him to join the French ultra-monarchist forces in Spain to suppress the liberal revolution there and restore Ferdinand VII.
Margherita Teresa Giovanna, Princess of Savoy (1851–1926), married Umberto I.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles Albert (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles Albert 1798–1849, king of Sardinia (1831–49, see Savoy, house of).
Reviled by the Milanese for his failures, and under strong political pressure from the Italian nationalists in Turin, Charles Albert denounced the armistice and, with an army of 80,000 men, attacked the Austrians in Mar., 1849.
A mysterious, complex, and controversial man, Charles Albert was a leading figure in the Risorgimento and helped inspire the growing drive for national independence.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Boniface of Savoy
The Queen of Henry III was Eleanor, daughter of Berengar, Count of Provence, and Beatrice of Savoy.
His brother Philip, afterwards Count of Savoy, although not consecrated, held the archbishopric of Lyons and was in command of the papal troops.
Pope Gregory XVI, at the suit of Charles Albert of Savoy, King of Sardinia (1831-49), approved the cult of Boniface, Archbishop of Canterbury, as ab immemorabili.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02672a.htm   (695 words)

  
 Waldenses on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
At the time of the revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685), the Waldensian leader, Henri Arnaud, led a band into Switzerland; he later led them back to their valleys.
After the French Revolution the Waldenses of Piedmont were assured liberty of conscience, and in 1848, King Charles Albert of Savoy granted them full religious and civil rights.
Albert Henry Newman: with a bibliography of writings that encompasses at least twenty-one pages, Albert Henry Newman (1852-1933) ranks as one of the most prolific and competent church historians Baptists have ever...
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 Wikinfo | October 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
1836 - Naturalist Charles Darwin returns to Falmouth, England aboard the HMS Beagle after a 5-year journey collecting biological data he will later use to develop his theory of evolution.
1950 - The comic stip Peanuts by Charles Schulz is first published in seven US newspapers.
1782 - Charles Lee, British and U.S. officer
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