Baratieri, Oreste

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Born: Nov 13, 1841 AD
Died: 1901 AD, at 59 years of age.

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.

 

 

 

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