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Vittorio Emanuele Orlando

(1860–1952) Italian statesman and jurist. He had supported Italy's entry into World War I and after the Caporetto disaster (1917) became Premier. At the Versailles Peace ...

Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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..., Vittorio Emanuele ( 1860–1952 ) Italian prime minister ( 1917–19 ). Orlando became prime minister after a series of Italian defeats in World War 1. He represented Italy at the Treaty of Versailles . His early support for Benito Mussolini turned to opposition in 1925 . After World War 2 he rejoined the Senate and ran for president ( 1948...

Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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2015
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..., Vittorio Emanuele ( 1860–1952 ) Italian statesman and jurist . He had supported Italy’s entry into World War I and after the Caporetto disaster ( 1917 ) became Premier. At the Versailles Peace Settlement he clashed with President Woodrow Wilson over what Wilson thought were excessive claims by Italy to former Austrian territory. In 1922 he at first supported Mussolini , but after the murder of Matteotti he resigned from Parliament in protest ( 1925 ) and fled the country. After the fall of Mussolini ( 1943 ) he became a leader of the Conservative...

Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele

Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele (19 May 1860)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6 ed.)

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2021
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...Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele (b. Palermo, Sicily , 19 May 1860 ; d. Rome , 1 Dec. 1952 ) Prime Minister of Italy 1917–19 An expert in public law and administration, he accepted professorships at Modena ( 1885 ), Messina ( 1886 ), Palermo ( 1889 ), and Rome ( 1901–31 ). He participated in various governments as Minister of Education ( 1903–5 ), of Justice ( 1907–9 , 1915–16 ), and of the Interior ( 1916–17 ). On account of his good standing among those sections of the population which were opposed to Italy's participation in World War I (Catholics,...

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando  

(1860–1952)Italian statesman and jurist. He had supported Italy's entry into World War I and after the Caporetto disaster (1917) became Premier. At the Versailles Peace Settlement he clashed with ...
Paris Peace Conference

Paris Peace Conference  

(1919–20)OverviewA congress attended by the participant powers of World War I, which led to the imposition of five peace treaties on the defeated Central Powers in the suburbs of Versailles ...
Administration, Public Law of

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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2009
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...precision, while Otto Bachof complemented the remedy of compensation for the wrongs of administrative authorities through the development of the remedy of nullifying the consequences and of reversing the execution of an impugned administrative act. In Italy, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando strove to give a secure scientific foundation as well as terminological and systematic precision to the study of administrative law. His main pupil, Santi Romano , broke with the positivist tradition denying the equation of legal norms and the law, and affirming that...

Italy–US Relations

Italy–US Relations   Reference library

Leopoldo Nuti and Daniele Fiorentino

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Foreign Relations

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2021
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...for Wilson who, in early January, was welcomed in Italy as a hero, once in Versailles the divide between the Italian demands and the American approach deepened. The steadfast minister of foreign affairs Sidney Sonnino and the amiable, yet old-fashioned, prime minister Vittorio Emanuele Orlando were not ready to give in to American and British pressures for a more reasonable position. Actually, they felt insulted by the attitude of Wilson who insisted on not being committed to the Treaty of London. Both statesmen had also to respond to the growing pressure...

Siena

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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2013
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...Nicola Nasini , and involved depictions of events from Siena’s history. The final monumental decorative project in the palace was the Sala del Risorgimento, the former Sala del Podestà, frescoed between 1886 and 1890 with scenes and allegorical figures exalting King Vittorio Emanuele II ( reg 1861–78 ) and the unification of Italy. Many artists participated in the project, including Cesare Maccari ( 1840–1919 ) and Alessandro Franchi ( 1838–1914 ). Bibliography F. Donati : ‘Il Palazzo del Comune di Siena: Notizie storiche’, Bull. Sen. Stor....

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