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Sella, Quintino

Born: 1827 AD
Died: 1884 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Politician

1827 – Born on the 7th of July in Mosso, near Biella, Piedmont.

1860 – He was elected to the Piedmontese Chamber of Deputies.

1862 – He briefly served as finance minister of the newly unified Italy.

1866 – His solution, a tax on the milling of grain, was at first resisted, and he himself was forced to resign.

1869 – His third term as finance minister.

1870 – The French garrison had been withdrawn from Rome on account of the demands of the Franco-German War, it was Sella who persuaded King Victor Emmanuel II to seize the city as the national capital.

1884 – Died on the 14th of March in Biella.