Victor Emmanuel III


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Victor Emmanuel III

1869-1947.
Italian king (1900-1946). He appointed Benito Mussolini prime minister in 1922 and did little to prevent Italy's transformation into a fascist state. He abdicated and went into exile in 1946, when the monarchy was abolished.

Victor Emmanuel III

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(Biography) 1869–1947, last king of Italy (1900–46): dominated after 1922 by Mussolini, whom he appointed as premier; abdicated
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