FACTS ABOUT... CAVOUR

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  • Created on: 09-12-13 17:45

Cavour:

  • born in Piedmont - 1811
  • attended the Royal Military Academy
  • became an officer in the army shortly after
  • in 1833, Cavour visited Britain and became interested in their industry
  • in 1835, he returned to Piedmont to look after the family estate, this is where he wrote on his favourite subjects and gained the idea of Bank of Turin
  • in 1847, Charles Albert relaxed press censorship, allowing Cavour to display his ideas in 'Il Risorgimento'
  • he…

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