Last Updated: 19 Jul, 2023 | Views: 484
Profession: Historical Men
Other Profession(s): Politician, Journalist, NoveList, Teacher, Military Personnel
Famous For: Former Prime Minister of Italy
Benito Mussolini is a well-known Italian politician born in the Kingdom of Italy. Benito occasionally assisted his father at the blacksmith shop. Because of his father's involvement in politics, Benito's political views were heavily influenced as he grew up. His mother was a devout woman who taught in schools. They shared two small, cramped rooms on the second story of a run-down palazzo. Mussolini was turbulent, violent, and disobedient. At school, he was a bully, and at home, he was sullen. Benito Mussolini was an incredibly arrogant man with strong opinions about what his nation and society should be like.
In 1901: Mussolini entered politics, having graduated from college.
In 1909: Mussolini fell in love with Rachele Guidi, a 16-year-old daughter of his father's mistress, who had been widowed a year earlier.
Along with political journals, he worked for the socialist party. He was imprisoned a few times for calling for strikes or denouncing the government.
Initially opposed to Italy's involvement in World War I, Mussolini changed his mind.
In 1922: Mussolini marched to Rome with 30,000 Black Shirts and assumed power there.
In 1922, Mussolini warned 40,000 fascists in Naples: "Either the government will be surrendered to us, or we will grab it by marching on Rome.
In 1943: Mussolini was imprisoned and forced from office.
In 1945: All of Italy was occupied by the Allies, and Mussolini escaped for his life.
Mussolini thought there was no more time to wait. Thus, the crucial declaration of war was issued on June 10, 1940.
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Mussolini founded the Fascist Party, his political organization, in 1919.
Mussolini established the Fascist Party in March 1919, winning the support of numerous jobless veterans.
Benito Juarez, a liberal Mexican president, inspired his name.