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Timeline for Cavour's, Napoleon's and Garibaldi's contribution to Italian Unification




Cavour

1847 Founded the liberal newspaper `Risorgimento' through which he pressed
Charles Albert to grant a constitution (Statuto) in Piedmont and declare
war on Austria in 1848. The failure of this war made Cavour realise that
getting rid of Austrian…

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756. The votes were rigged as it gave Victor Emmanuel control over a
third of Italy and half of its population
15/16 April 1860 Plebiscites in Savoy and Nice which agreed the annexation of Nice and
Savoy to France. Savoy:…

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Napoleon III

1852 Napoleon declared Emperor of France
1854 Crimean war. Fought against Russia alongside Britain, Prussia and
Piedmont.
1856 Treaty of Paris. Napoleon and Cavour met
14 January 1858 Orsini, an Italian revolutionary, attempted to assassinate Napoleon. This
created…

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1870 FrancoPrussian War. This war caused Napoleon to withdraw his troops
from the Papal States, leading to the Italian army to march in and take
Rome. It became the capital city of Italy and completed unification.










Garibaldi

1848 He joined…

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