Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
an Italian political figure. When he was in his twenties he joined the Carbonari, the patriotic Italian Revolutionaries. He was called the "Hero of the Two Worlds" because of his military expeditions in South America and Europe.
May 1915. Italy was allied with Germany and Austria/Hungary but refused to join them when the war started and then later came into play. Italy had joined the pre-existing alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary in haste in 1882. In 1914 it claimed that the alliance was purely defensive.
Napoleon 's. After Napoleon's fall in 1814, the pope reinstated The Church States through the Congress of Vienna.
1798. This so called Roman Republic was very short-lived and came about because of the French Revolution.
Emperor Constantine the Great. St. Peter's Basilica has been pulled down and rebuilt from the ground up a number of times. The present building dates from the the Renaissnace period.
Emperor Augustus. Also known as Octavian before he took the throne, Emperor Augustus lived from 63 BC till AD 14.
|Francis IV of Modena ruled Modena and later also various other states in northern Italy from 1814-1846. A member of the House of Habsburg, he was a notorious reactionary. What did he do to those revolutionaries who were not put to death?||Not Just Another Italian Quiz
He sent them to the galleys. He was particularly active in suppressing the Carbonari in the early 1820s and would-be revolutionaries in 1830-31. He was one of the most hated Italian rulers of his time.
Ethiopia. The Italian invasion of Ethiopia began in October of 1935. It was a brief war that is remembered in history as the second Italo-Abyssinian war.