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Badoglio, Pietro

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Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1956 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Governor General, Politician

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1871 - Born on the 28th of September in Grazzano Monferrato.

 

1890 - Graduated from military academy.

 

1895-1898 - Served his first campaign in Africa.

 

1906 - Attached to the general staff in Rome as a captain.

 

1911-1912 - Gained battlefield promotion to major in the Libyan campaign he became a lieutenant colonel of the general staff.

 

1916 - Badoglio brilliantly broke through the Austrian lines conquered Mount Sabotino (Gorizia).

 

1919 - Became senator and chief of army staff.

 

1924 - Appointed as ambassador to Brazil.

 

1926 - Chief of General Staff.

 

1929 - He was ennobled as the Marchese of Sabotino and was awarded the highest Italian honor, the Collar of the Annunziata.

 

1935 - Mussolini hastily appointed Badoglio supreme commissar, and he achieved a rapid, total victory in 1936.

 

1943 - Appointed the 72-year-old Badoglio prime minister with a mandate to end the war.

 

1944 - He held power precariously and only through Allied support, which ceased with Rome's liberation

 

1956 - He died 1st of November in Grazzano Monferrato.

 

 

 

 

 


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