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  Victor Emmanuel II - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Victor Emmanuel II (1820-78), king of Sardinia (1849-1861) and king of Italy (1861-1878), born on March 14, 1820, in Turin.
On March 17, 1861, the kingdom of Italy was proclaimed, with Victor Emmanuel II as its constitutional king and Cavour as prime minister.
Humbert II : accession to the throne of Italy: Victor Emmanuel III
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 Victor Emmanuel II - LoveToKnow 1911
Victor Emmanuel, realizing that he could not continue the campaign alone, agreed most unwillingly to the armistice of Villafranca.
Victor Emmanuel devoted himself to his duties as a constitutional king with great conscientiousness, but he took more interest in foreign than in domestic politics and contributed not a little to improving Italy's international position.
On the 9th of January 1878, Victor Emmanuel died of fever in Rome, and was buried in the Pantheon.
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 Victor Emmanuel II Monument, Rome - Interactivity - MSN Encarta
Built between 1895 and 1911 in Rome, this monument honors Italian king Victor Emmanuel II (1820-78).
Formerly the king of Sardinia, Victor Emmanuel played a key role in the unification of Italy and served as its first king from 1861 to 1878.
Devoted to the peaceful development of Italy, Victor Emmanuel established a parliamentary government, reorganized the Italian army, regulated finances, stimulated commerce and industry, and secularized ecclesiastical property.
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 Victor Emmanuel II of Italy Summary
The son of Charles Albert, Prince of Savoy-Carignano, Victor Emmanuel was born at Turin on March 14, 1820.
Victor Emmanuel II (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II; March 14, 1820 – January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 1849–1861.
Cito Emmanuel II was also excommunicated from the Roman Catholic faith after the Italian army attacked Rome and forced Pope Pius IX to retreat and from Vatican City.
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 Wikipedia: Victor Emmanuel II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II; March 14, 1820 – January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 1849–1861.
Victor Emmanuel II of Savoy became Victor Emmanuel II of Italy.
Victor Emmanuel II was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church after the Italian army attacked Rome in 1870 and forced Pope Pius IX to retreat into Vatican City, a moment that marked the end of temporal papal power.
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 Coins of Victor Emmanuel II
Vittorio Emanuele II (Victor Emmanuel II) belongs to the House of Savoy, a dynasty that ruled Savoy and Piedmont from the 11th century, the kingdom of Sicily from 1714 to 1718, the kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1861, and the kingdom of Italy from 1861 to 1946.
On 17 March 1861 the first Italian Parliament, settled in Turin (18 February 1861), proclaimed the Kingdom of Italy with Vittorio Emanuele II as king: the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy was celebrated in 1911 by Vittorio Emanuele III with the "Cinquantenario" series.
Italy was governed under the liberal constitution adopted by the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1848.
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 Victor Emmanuel II of Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II; March 14, 1820 – January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 1849–1861.
Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II, erected 1895-1911 (Rome, Italy)
Victor Emmanuel II was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church after the Italian army attacked Rome and forced Pope Pius IX to retreat and from Vatican City.
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 Victor Emmanuel I - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Victor Emmanuel I (1759-1824), king of Sardinia (1802-1821), born in Turin, Italy.
Humbert I (Italian Umberto) (1844-1900), King of Italy (1878-1900), the son of Italy's first king, Victor Emmanuel II, born in Turin.
Victor Emmanuel III (1869-1947), king of Italy (1900-1946) and self-styled emperor of Ethiopia (1936-1944) and king of Albania (1939-1944), born in...
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 AllRefer.com - Victor Emmanuel II (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
After the battle of Solferino, France signed a separate armistice with Austria at Villafranca di Verona; Victor Emmanuel was not consulted, but the terms were ratified in the Treaty of ZUrich.
Plebiscites in Naples and Sicily and in the Marches and Umbria (two provinces of the Papal States) favored union with Sardinia, and in 1861 the kingdom of Italy was proclaimed with Victor Emmanuel as king.
The remainder of Victor Emmanuel's reign was spent in the consolidation of the new kingdom.
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 Italian Royal Family
Victor was King of Sardinia and became King of the united Italy on 17 March 1861.
Victor Emmanuel of Savoy (Prince of Naples and Duke of Savoy)
Victor Emmanuel is the present Head of the Royal House of Savoy.
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Metternich regarded Italy as merely a "geographical expression": Austrian influence in the peninsula was increased to act as a barrier to any new French invasion, and as compensation for the loss of the Austrian Netherlands.
Victor Emmanuel abdicated in favour of his brother Charles Felix The young Charles Albert, known for his liberal sympathies, became regent.
Italy desired to find her own territories abroad which would provide outlets for emigration, satisfy the rising ambitions of big business for markets and of the leaders for great-power status, and boost the nationalistic spirit.
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 Victor Emmanuel III of Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy, [in Italian, Vittorio Emanuele III] (11 November 1869 – 28 December 1947), was King of Italy (29 July 1900 – 9 May 1946), as well as putative Emperor of Ethiopia (1936 - 1943) and King of Albania (1939 - 1943).
Victor Emmanuel was the only child of Umberto I, King of Italy and his consort, Margherita of Savoy, daughter of the duke of Genoa.
Victor Emmanuel III yielded most of his powers to his son in 1944, when Umberto was appointed Lieutenant General of the Realm.
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 Victor Emmanuel II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
After the battle of Solferino, France signed a separate armistice with Austria at Villafranca di Verona; Victor Emmanuel was not consulted, but the terms were ratified in the Treaty of Zürich.
Plebiscites in Naples and Sicily and in the Marches and Umbria (two provinces of the Papal States) favored union with Sardinia, and in 1861 the kingdom of Italy was proclaimed with Victor Emmanuel as king.
The remainder of Victor Emmanuel’s reign was spent in the consolidation of the new kingdom.
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 Italian unification Cavour Garibaldi Italy German unification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
In February 1834 he was active as a propagandist for Young Italy whilst employed as a sailor in the royal Piedmontese navy, his subversive activitiies were reported to the authorities and, although he evaded capture by the authorities, was sentenced to death in absentia by a Genoese court.
Victor Emmanuel felt obliged to accept the situation resulting from the reluctance of Napoleon III to continue as an active ally but Cavour protested in an intemperate fashion and even resigned his post as Prime Minister after explicitly accusing Victor Emmanuel of betrayal.
Italy was poor, since its establishment in 1861 the Italian kingdom had experienced great difficulty in balancing its budgets and the liberal, Piedmontese, administrators of the Kingdom of Italy insisted on financial responsibility.
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 The New York Times: Reference Search for 'Italy'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Italy has only limited mineral resources and has consistently increased its mineral imports; the chief minerals produced are petroleum (especially in Sicily), lignite, iron ore, iron pyrites, bauxite, sulfur, mercury, and marble.
The Magyars plundered N Italy, and in the south the Arabs seized (917) Sicily and raided the mainland.
The reigns of Victor Emmanuel II (1861–78) and
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 Victor Amadeus II: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Victor Amadeus in 1720 abandoned his claim to Sicily in exchange for the island of Sardinia and became king of Sardinia.
VICTOR AMADEUS II am de s, 1666 1732...father, Charles Emmanuel II, as duke of Savoy, he overthrew...the siege of Turin after Victor Amadeus and his cousin, Eugene of...formed and humbled Spain.
AMADEUS 1845 90, king of Spain...duke of Aosta, son of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy.
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 Victor Emmanuel II King of Sardinia and Italy, from "L'Illustration," May 1859 Posters by French School at ...
Victor Emmanuel II King of Sardinia and Italy, from "L'Illustration," May 1859 Posters by French School at AllPosters.com
Victor Emmanuel II King of Sardinia and Italy, from "L'Illustration," May 1859 by French School
Victor Emmanuel II King of Sardinia and Italy, from "L'Illustration," May 1859
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 Italy - yourDictionary.com - American Heritage Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Nationalism in the 19th century led to unification under King Victor Emmanuel II in 1870.
Italy became a fascist state under Benito Mussolini, whose regime (1922-1943) was allied with Germany in World War II.
After surrendering to the Allies in 1943, Italy was reconstituted as a republic in 1946.
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 City-state - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When King Victor Emmanuel II annexed the city in 1870, Pope Pius IX refused to recognise the newly-formed Kingdom of Italy.
The impasse was resolved in 1929 by the Lateran Treaties negotiated by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini between King Victor Emmanuel III and Pope Pius XI.
During World War I, Italy signed a secret treaty with the Allies in 1915, in which it was promised the Habsburg lands on the Adriatic in return for active military support.
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 Victor Emmanuel III - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Italy: assassination of Humbert I and ascension of Victor Emmanuel III
Extreme social and political tension in the 1890s nearly ended parliamentary government in Italy.
Victor Emmanuel II, formerly king of Sardinia, became king of Italy in 1861 after the Italian states voted to form a unified kingdom.
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 Sardinia story « Sardinia NOW
VICTOR EMMANUEL II OF SARDINIA VICTOR EMMANUEL II OF SARDINIA About of VICTOR EMMANUEL II OF During the reign of his father,, the kingdoms of SARDINIA and Piedmont were united.
Savoy, house of, dynasty of Western Europe that ruled Savoy and Piedmont from the 11th cent., the kingdom of Sicily from 1714 to 1718, the kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1861, and the kingdom of Italy from 1861 to 1946.
He was the third (but second surviving) son of Vittorio Amadeo, Duke of Savoy (later King Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia) and of his wife, the Infanta Maria Antonia of Spain (daughter of King Philip V of Spain).
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 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Son of Italy's last king arrested
Prince Victor Emmanuel, the son of Italy's last king, has been arrested as part of an investigation into corruption and prostitution.
Victor Emmanuel returned to Italy in 2003, 56 years after the House of Savoy went into exile.
Victor Emmanuel is the son of King Umberto II, who was forced into exile after World War II as punishment for the support offered by his father King Victor Emmanuel III to the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
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 Victor Emmanuel
Victor Emmanuel, the son of King Umberto I, was born in Naples, Italy, in 1869.
Victor Emmanuel abdicated in May 1946, but his son was rejected in a referendum and Italy became a republic.
Victor Emmanuel III died in exile in Egypt in 1947.
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