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Baratieri, Oreste

Born: 1841 AD
Died: 1901 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: General

1841 – Oreste Baratieri was born 13th of November in Condino, Tyrol.

 

1860-1861 – Began his career as a volunteer for Giuseppe Garibaldi’s Redshirts.

 

1866 – He joining the Italian army later fighting at the Battle of Custoza.

 

1887 – served in the Italian army in Africa.

 

1891 – Baratieri became the General.

 

         – Appointed commander of Italian forces in colonial Africa.

 

1892 –  He became governor of Eritrea.

 

1895 – Baratieri led a force of 20,000 men into Ethiopia.           

 

        – He was defeated at Amba Alagi.

 

1896 – He was defeated at battle of Adowa in Ethiopian War.

 

1901 – He died 7th of August at Sterzing-Vipiteno.