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Italy in 1947
Italy in 1947
The year 1947 was one of the most difficult in Italian history. It was the year that the peace treaty imposed on Italy went into effect, which in turn caused economic difficulties that then led to strikes, riots, and local insurrections.
Italy in 1960
Italy in 1960
Political tensions ran high in Italy in 1960, as two governments fell in the span of six months.
Republic of San Marino
Republic of San Marino
Local Name Repubblica di San Marino. Area 24 sq mi. Capital San Marino. Origin of Name a stonemason who fled to Mount Titano from his home on the island of Arbe in modern-day Croatia to order to escape Roman persecution.
Benito Mussolini
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini
was one of the most prominent Socialists in Italy when he was expelled from the party for advocating Italy's entrance into World War I. He subsequently formed the Fascist Party and became dictator of Italy, but was forced out of power after Italy suffered several defeats during World War II.
Caligula
Caligula
succeeded Tiberius as Emperor in 37 A.D. Initially very popular among the citizenry, his popularity began waning after he began showing signs of mental instability less than a year after assuming the throne. Known for humiliating Senate members, killing members of his family, and undertaking seemingly foolish and expensive projects, he became the first Roman Emperor to be assassinated in 41.
Vatican City: Facts and Figures
Vatican City
Local Official Name Stato Della Cittą Del Vaticano. Total Area 108.7 acres (the smallest independent state in the world). Population 836. Independence from Italy Achieved February 11, 1929.
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