Umberto I


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Umberto I

(Italian umˈbɛrto)
n
(Biography) 1844–1900, king of Italy (1878–1900); son of Victor Emmanuel II: assassinated at Monza
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Their last crowned bead, who would rule Italy for all of thirty-four days, was born in the family castle at Racconigi, south of Turin, and named after his grandfather, Umberto I, who had been assassinated by an anarchist in 1900.
Victor Emmanuel III's 46-year reign, which started in 1900 after the assassination of his father Umberto I, encompassed the period of fascist rule in Italy under dictator Benito Mussolini.