Cavalotti, Felice Carlo Emmanuele
Born: Dec 06, 1842 AD
Died: 1898 AD, at 55 years of age.
1842 - Born on December 6th in Milna, Italy. Italian left-wing, antimonarchist journalist and political leader, sometimes called Italy's “Poet of the Democracy”.
1860 - He joined the Expedition of the Thousand volunteers who fought with the patriot general Giuseppe Garibaldi in Sicily.
1866 - He volunteered again in the Expedition of the Thousand.
- He founded the journal Gazzettino rosa, in which he gained fame with his articles lampooning the monarchists.
1835-1836 - He was also a serious scholar and translated the critical life of Jesus, Das Leben Jesu kritisch bearbeitet, by the German theologian David F. Strauss.
1873 - Cavallotti's political activism led to his election to the Chamber of Deputies, where he continued to fight for democratic reform and to criticize his right-wing opponents, especially Agostino Depretis and Francesco Crispi, until his death.
1898 - Died on March 6th in Rome.
- He was killed by Ferruccio Macola, editor of the Gazzetta di Venezia.
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