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Vanzetti, Bartolomeo

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Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1927 AD, at 39 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Murderer

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1888 - Born on June 11th in Villafalletto, Cuneo. He was a Italian-American immigrant that together with Nicola Sacco was charged and executed for a homicide he hadn't committed.

1908-1915 - He emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where he worked as a fish pedlar.

1918-1919 - Became interested in Socialism and philosophical anarchism, and spent in Mexico to avoid the draft because of their opposition to participating in the war.

1920 - They were charged with murdering two men while robbing a payroll (c.$16 000) at a South Braintree, Massachusetts shoe factory.

1921 - They were convicted and sentenced to death.

1927 - Died of execution by electric chair on August 23rd.

1977 - Was vindicated by Massachusetts governor Michael Dukasis.

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