Victor Emmanuel II, King Of (Unified) Italy, Was Born Today, 197-Years Ago — March 14, 1820.
Quite the guy. I love his pictures.
The scourge of the popes. Wow, did they detest HIM. Thought he was the antiChrist. He was excommunicated and died as such.
A very lucky man; a man with the Midas touch. Always in the right place at the right time.
Died young, at 57. Funny, can’t find out (easily) as to how he died.
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