The Kingdom of Italy (Italian: Regno d'Italia, pronounced [ˈreɲɲo diˈtaːlja]) was a state that existed from 17 March 1861, when Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy, until 2 June 1946, when civil discontent led to an institutional referendum to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
Coordinates: 43°N 12°E Italy ( Italian: Italia [iˈtaːlja] ( listen) ), officially the Italian Republic [a]   or the Republic of Italy,   is a country in Southern    and Western  [note 1] Europe.
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The Kingdom of Italy was born on 17 March 1805, when the Italian Republic, whose president was Napoleon Bonaparte, became the Kingdom of Italy, with the same man (now styled Napoleon I) as the new King of Italy and his 24-year-old stepson Eugène de Beauharnais as his viceroy. Napoleon I was crowned at the Duomo di Milano, Milan on 23 May, with the ...
Originally, the Kingdom consisted of the territories of the Italian Republic: former Duchy of Milan, Duchy of Mantua, Duchy of Modena, the western part of the Republic of Venice, part of the Papal States in Romagna, and the Department of Agogna (it) centred on Novara. After the defeat of the Third Coalition and the consequent Treaty of Pressburg, o...
The kingdom was given a new national currency, replacing the local coins circulating in the country: the Italian lira, of the same size, weight, and metal of the French franc. Mintage being decided by Napoleon with an imperial decree on 21 March 1806, the production of the new coins began in 1807. The monetary unit was the silver lira, which was 5 ...
The army of the kingdom, inserted into the Grande Armée, took part in all of Napoleon's campaigns.In the course of its existence from 1805 to 1814 the Kingdom of Italy provided Napoleon Iwith roughly around 200,000 soldiers. In 1805 Italian troops served on garrison duty along the English Channel, during 1806–07 they took part in the sieges of Kolb...
The administrative system of the Kingdom was firstly drawn by a law on 8 June 1805. The state was divided, following the French system, in 14 départements, the twelve ones inherited from the republican era plus Adda (Sondrio) and Adige (Verona). The chief of the department, the prefect, was the State's representative in each province, improved the ...
When Napoleon abdicated both the thrones of France and Italy on 11 April 1814, Eugène de Beauharnais was lined up on the Mincio River with his army to repel any invasion from Germany or Austria, and he attempted to be crowned king. The Senate of the Kingdom was summoned on 17 April, but the senators showed themselves undecided in that chaotic situa...Connelly, Owen. Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms(1965)Gregory, Desmond. Napoleon's Italy(2001)Rath, R. John. The Fall of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy (1814)(1941)
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King of Italy (Italian: Re d'Italia; Latin: Rex Italiae) was the title given to the ruler of the Kingdom of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The first to take the title was Odoacer, a barbarian military leader, in the late 5th century, followed by the Ostrogothic kings up to the mid-6th century.
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Cavour died unexpectedly in June 1861, at 50, and most of the many promises that he made to regional authorities to induce them to join the newly unified Italian kingdom were ignored. The new Kingdom of Italy was structured by renaming the old Kingdom of Sardinia and annexing all the new provinces into its structures. The first king was Victor ...
The Kingdom of Italy ( Latin: Regnum Italiae or Regnum Italicum; Italian: Regno d'Italia; German: Königreich Italien ), also called Imperial Italy ( Italian: Italia Imperiale, German: Reichsitalien ), was one of the constituent kingdoms of the Holy Roman Empire, along with the kingdoms of Germany, Bohemia, and Burgundy.
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Als Reichsitalien oder Königreich Italien wird der von den Herrschern des Heiligen Römischen Reiches beanspruchte Teil Italiens im Mittelalter und der Frühen Neuzeit bezeichnet. Seit Otto I. versuchten die römisch-deutschen Kaiser, ihre Macht im Gebiet des alten Langobardenreichs in Oberitalien durchzusetzen. Diese Form der ...
Das Königreich Italien (italienisch Regno d’Italia) entstand 1805 als Nachfolgestaat der Republik Italien und bestand bis 1814. Staatsoberhaupt der konstitutionellen Monarchie war Napoleon Bonaparte als König von Italien.
The Kingdom of Italy ( Italian: Regno d'Italia) was a state that existed from 17 March 1861, when Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy, until 2 June 1946, when civil discontent led to an institutional referendum to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
The Kingdom of Italy was the Italian state from the Italian unification in 1861 to its defeat in WW2 and dissolution in 1946 when it became the modern day Italian Republic . History Unification Before 1861, Italy was not one country. Instead, there were many kingdom s, duchies (places ruled by duke s) and Papal States in the Italian Peninsula.
Italy (Italian: Italia) is a country in Southern Europe. It is a member of the European Union. Its official name is the Italian Republic (Italian: Repubblica Italiana). The Italian flag is green, white and red. Italy is a democratic republic. Italy is a founding member of the European Union. In 2022, Italy's president is Sergio ...