Here, Kertzer explores the relationship between Italian dictator Benito Mussolini
and Pope Pius XI, both of whom rose to power in Rome in 1922 and relied on the other to protect their political interests.
One of Italy's most infamous modernizing movements was Fascism, which under its leader, "Il Duce" Benito Mussolini
, refashioned Rome and its myth to serve the party's nationalistic and imperialistic aims.
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The new mayor of Rome wants to dig up an avenue built by Mussolini
in the 1920s, and expose the glories of ancient Rome to the light of day once more.
In January 1932 he visited Benito Mussolini
and was so captivated with the Italian dictator and his National Fascist Party that later that year he founded his own British Union of Fascists, BUF.
But Benito Mussolini
brought almost unimaginable suffering on the Italian people by his decision to declare war on Britain and France on June 10, 1940.
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It is represented in the 'Duc' tattoo that he wears on his arm, the fascist salute that he gave to fans when playing at Lazio and in the claim in his autobiography that Mussolini
("Il Duce") had been misunderstood.
For it transpires that until about 1964 the Vatican's investment arm British Grolux - using money first given to the Church by the fascist dictator Mussolini
as a POPE-GATE: Benito Mussolini
's millions started a fund used by the Vatican to buy the building which became the register office sweetener - owned what was then the crumbling gatehouse of Cheylesmore Manor.
But I suppose Victor Emmanuel handed power in 1922 to that great democrat Mussolini
because the king was obviously a democrat at heart.
He established a close personal relationship with Mussolini
and copied Italy's fascist governmental structure.