Post-1848 Revolutions: Cavour

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  • Created on: 04-10-13 10:16

Cavour:

  • born in Piedmont
  • attended the Royal Military Academy, being a rebellious student
  • worked for a short time in the service of Charles Albert
  • became an officer in the Army where he had a reputation for being a rebel
  • visited Britain and was impressed by their industrial revolution
  • returned to Piedmont for 13 year where he looked after and ran the family estate
  • he became an MP, was seen as non-revolutionary…

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