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  Camillo Benso, conte di Cavour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cavour was born in Turin during Napoleonic rule, into a family that had gained a fair amount of land during the French occupation.
Cavour then lost the next election, while the Piedmontese army was destroyed at the Battle of Novara, leading Charles Albert to abdicate, leaving his son, Victor Emmanuel II in charge.
Cavour was theoretically the perfect man for the eventual job of Prime Minister of an Italian monarchy, being generally liberal and believing in free trade, public right of opinion, and secular rule, but still an enemy of the republicans and revolutionaries inside Piedmont, balancing their needs skillfully.
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Cavour speaks of elasticity as the ruling quality of French society; he praises the admirable union of science and wit, depth and amiability, substance and form, to be found in certain Parisian salons and nowhere else.
Cavour immediately answered that he would hold such interference to be a most fatal act of absolutism; the person to control the instruction given in the seminaries was the bishop; let bishops play the part of theologians, not of deputies, and let the Government govern, and not play the theologian.
Cavour was too little influenced by others for it to be safe to say that this was one of the prophecies which tend to their own fulfilment; still it is worth noticing that he read the passage and was struck by it.
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 Italian unification Cavour Garibaldi Italy German unification
Cavour’s political ideas were greatly influenced by the July revolution of 1830 in France, which seemed to him to prove that an historic monarchy was not incompatible with Liberal principles, and he became more than ever convinced of the benefits of a constitutional monarchy as opposed both to absolutism and to republicanism.
Cavour sought some form of alliance with the French against Austria in the hope of ensuring that some of those areas of the Italian peninsula ruled directly by Austria, or by Austrian supported rulers, would be more free to join in with a redrawing of the political map of the the Italian Peninsula.
To this end Cavour arranged for a crisis to be raised where subjects of the Duchy of Modena, where the ruler was known to be supported by Austria, were encouraged by Cavour to express dissatisfaction with the current administration and to invite Victor Emmanuel to come to their aid.
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 Cavour, Count Camillo Benso di (1810-1861)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cavour, Count Camillo Benso di (1810-1861) The figure who forged the Kingdom of Italy, designe d the constitutional structure of the unitary state and served as its first prime minister was the second son of an aristocratic Piedmontese family.
Cavour, who entered the new Piedmontese parliament in June 1848, was dismayed by his country's military defeat at Custozza in July, the armisti ce with the Austrians and the evacuation of Milan.
Cavour also persuaded the parliament to proclaim the city of Rome the future capital of the kingdom, hoping to resolve the Roman question on the basis of an agreement with the church.
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 Count Camillo Cavour Risorgimento Italian unification
Cavour also promoted modernisation in industry and industrial infrastructure being a champion of the development of factories and the use of steam ships and railways.
Cavour did however make a parliamentary declaration in October that stated that Rome must be the capital of Italy and that no other city was recognised as such by the whole country.
All of the earlier and later adherences of territory to Sardinia as a core state culminated in a proclamation of a kingdom of Italy on March 17th, 1861.
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 Giuseppe Garibaldi
And on that record the names of two men most prominently appear, Mazzini, the indefatigable conspirator, and Garibaldi, the valorous fighter; to whose names should be added that of the eminent statesman, Count Cavour, and that of the man who reaped the benefit of their patriotic labors, Victor Emmanuel, the first king of united Italy.
But Napoleon seems to have arranged with Cavour to leave the king of Sardinia free to take possession of Naples, Umbria and the other provinces, provided that Rome and the “patrimony of St. Peter” were left intact.
On February 18, 1861, Victor Emmanuel assembled at Turin the deputies of all the states that acknowledged his supremacy, and in their presence assumed the title of King of Italy, which he was the first to bear.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Cavour,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cavour, Camillo Benso, conte di, 1810-61, Italian statesman, premier (1852-59, 1860-61) of the Kingdom of Sardinia.
A former papal minister, Minghetti—a liberal conservative—became a supporter of Italian unification as a result of his association with Count Cavour, under whom he served in the foreign office of the kingdom of Sardinia and as minister of the interior.
A leader of the left in the Sardinian parliament, he was briefly (1849) minister of the interior and later held cabinet posts as a strong supporter of Cavour until the two quarreled (1857).
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Cavour was a younger son of a noble Piedmontese family, and entered the army in 1826, serving in the engineers.
Cavour's lucid exposition of the internal affairs of Italy brought out the condemnation of the Russian and Prussian envoys as well as that of the English ministry, and led to their expostulation with the Austrian government.
Moreover, he was now tempted by Cavour with the cession of Savoy and Nice to France to strengthen his southern boundaries; and for the possession of these provinces he was willing to put Victor Emmanuel in the way to obtain as a compensation Venetia and Lombardy, then held by the iron hand of Austria.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cavour's address to the Sardinian Parliament is a speech of unequaled simplicity and force.
Cavour's Italian policy is simply consolidation of the several States as fast as the people wish; present passivity toward Venetia, and protection of the Pope.
Cavour says that the "generous patriot" who favored the immediate annexation of the Marches and Umbria ought not to oppose it in the case of Naples.
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 Cavour - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
S.W. by rail and steam tram (via Pinerolo from the town of Turin).
It lies on the north side of a huge isolated mass of granite (the Rocca di Cavour) which rises from the plain.
The town gave its name to the Benso family of Chieri, who were raised to the marquisate in 1771, and of which the statesman Cavour was a member.
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 Ganesha Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Cavour, though polite, is tough in his dismissal of the Catholic hierarchy and priesthood and he pleads for faith in the London leadership; a vain hope, yet most revealing about Cavour.
Less tightly argued than Cavour’s work though it is, Eötvös’s work was highly desirable as a mode of obliging Britain to live up to her own principles, to face the fact she was guilty of inconsistency if she refused appropriate reparation, or to justify her position in open European discussion.
Count Camillo Benso di Cavour (1810—1861) was born in Turin, the younger son of a Marquis of the Kingdom of Sardinia and Piedmont.
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 La Famiglia Abruzzese: Timelines; Italian Peninsula 3
Piedmontese troops (of Count di Cavour/Kingdom of Sardinia) fought in the Crimean campaign as allies to Britain and France.
Cavour sent Piedmontese troops through the Papal States to join Garibaldi and to prevent him from attacking Rome (held by the Pope).
Count Cavour (pro monarchy) wanted to undermine any further revolutionary activites and thoughts (by Garibaldi) against the monarchy or in favor of creating a republic.
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 [Regents Prep Global History] Nationalism: Political Revolutions
Headed by Austria's Count Metternich, the Congress of Vienna attempted to stem the tide of nationalism sweeping across Europe.
Cavour was the "brain" in his role as a skilled diplomat.
Cavour successfully got the aid of France in a war against the Austrians and would eventually put Victor Emmanuel II on the throne of a completely united Italian nation-state in 1861.
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 Italian Unification:
February 2, Cavour forms a new parliamentary majority in the Kingdom of Piedmont composed of an alliance of the center-right and center-left which soon gets the nickname of the "connubio"(‘marriage’ or deal’).
Cavour uses the occasion to warn the Emperor of the dangers of a revolutionary movement in Italy and to induce him to speed up the implementation of the Franco-Piedmontese military alliance.
This is the occasion patiently expected by Cavour to provoke the second war of independence (1848 was the first).
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The political leader of the Kingdom of Sardinia was Count Camillo Benso di Cavour.
Count Cavour who was appointed Minister of Marine, Commerce and Agriculture in 1850 was also made Minister of Finance in 1851 and ultimately Prime Minister in 1852.
A few months after the formation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861 Count Cavour died.
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 Victor Emmanuel II of Italy Summary
Under his command, and with the skillful action of his minister, Count Cavour, the Kingdom of Sardinia grew to include whole Italy (1860 1870), through the process of Italian Unification and thus Victor Emmanuel II of Savoy became Victor Emmanuel II of Italy.
However Count Cavour, his trusted advisor, did most of the work, and was very powerful.
Cavour and Napoleon III fought against Austria in 1858, and were winning the war, however, there were serious casualties for France.
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 InfoHub - Grinzane Cavour
Cavour was not and is not a writer!
Cavour became briefly the new Prime Minister of the newly formed Italian Kingdom.
The castle called now Grinzane Cavour was the property of his family and his residence for a while.
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 Cavour, South Dakota SD, town profile (Beadle County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Cavour is a town in Beadle County, in the Huron metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cavour was $15,358, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Cavour, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313.
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 The Open Door Web Site : History : Italy (1859-1870)
During the decade of the 1850's other, and much more a effective methods were tried by Count Cavour a chief minister of Piedmont-Sardinia.
Cavour cleverly managed to persuade Emperor Napoleon III of France to intervene.
Cavour had paved the way for the creation of a united Italy.
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Realpolitik - The notion that politics must be conducted in terms of the realistic assessment of power and the self-interest of individual nation-states, and the pursuit of those interests by any means, often ruthless and violent ones; used skillfully by Camillo di Cavour and Otto von Bismarck in their policies toward national unification.
Otto von Bismarck - 1815-1898; German chancellor and architect of German unification under the Prussian crown; ruthlessly used realpolitik in his endeavors; instigated fabricated conflicts with Denmark, Austria, and France to acquire the land he believed should be part of the German Empire.
Camillo di Cavour - 1810-1861; Sardinian prime minister and architect of Italian unification under Sardinia's crown; skillfully used realpolitik and his understanding of international relations to enhance Sardinia's stature as a European power and use the French-Austrian conflict to his advantage.
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 English writers
Plattel, who wrote from close personal observation, at that time described Count Cavour as being physically "M. Thiers magnified;" or, if you prefer, M. Thiers is the count viewed through the big end of an opera-glass.
It is the old story of Cavour and the door-knob over again; and even the great Bismarck, by the way, does not disdain a resort occasionally to the same terrible pantomime.
The recent proposition of some English writers to elevate a certain class of suicides to the rank of a legalized "institution," under the pleasant name of "euthanasia," suggests the inquiry whether, without any scientific vindication of the practice, there will not always be suicides enough in ordinary society.
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 Amazon.com: The life and times of Cavour: Books: William Roscoe Thayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Count Camillo Benso di Cavour was the driving force behind the unification of Italy under Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia.
Cavour founded the newspaper Il Risorgimento to further the cause of unification.
CAMILLO BENSO DI CAVOUR was born in the Palazzo Cavour, No. 13 Jena Street, Turin, August 10, 1810, and was baptized in the Church of San Carlo, his sponsors being Prince Borghese and his wife, Pauline Bonaparte.
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 Age of Nationalism
He promoted unity and social progress, keying in to the interests of the people, which reduced social and political tensions.
Italy became unified through the workings of Count Cavour.
Cavour sought only for the unification of the northern and central states of Italy.
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The late 19th century saw the unification of Italy and Germany under the dynamic leadership of Italy's Cavour and Garibaldi and Germany's Bismark.
Nationalism has become general; it grows daily; and it has already grown strong enough to keep all parts of Italy united despite the differences that distinguish them.
Count Camillo Cavour - Endorsed the economic doctrines of the middle class.
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Victor Immanuel II chose Count Cavour in 1852 to actually run his government.
Cavour believed that, if the Italians proved themselves to be efficient and economically progressive, they would gain the support of France and England in the conflict with Austria.
Cavour jointed France and Great Britain in the Crimean War against Russia.
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 The Treaty of Paris
Russia had the tough experienced negotiator Count Alexei Gregorievitch Orlov, and Baron Philip de Brunnow, whose current official position was Minister Plenipotentiary to the German Confederation, but who had 15 years experience as Ambassador in London.
Count Orlov was more of a Khruschev with added eloquence - blunt and straightforward, he was out to dispel any impression that the Russians were present as the losing side and gave as good as he got in lusty debate.
Away from the table he was prepared to turn on the charm with the French, in particular the Emperor, as he attempted to weaken French/British solidarity, especially on the more extreme British positions.
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 The Savoia Coalition
Now, after Cavour's death and the failure of Garibaldi's mission south, the king is still restless for action, and can see various menaces to his power: Mazzini's Republicans, the Anarchists, the new party of industrial enterpreneurs, even the Pope.
Florence-born wife of Count Francesco Castiglione di Costigliole, a few decades her senior.
Cavour's man in Paris is more than willing to keep to the original plan: to force France to back Italy against Austria.
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