Revolutions of 1831-2

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  • in 1830, a revolution in Paris led to Charles X to abdicate the throne leaving it to the new king, Louis-Philippe who was a more liberal figurehead than his predecessor
  • Italian liberals became excited by the possibility that the French government would support any revolutions in Italy - this led to disturbances to break out again, this time in Parma, Modena and the Papal States

Modena and Parma:

  • the revolt in Modena was led by Enrico Misley (the student son of a university professor) he trusted his own ruler, Duke Francis IV to whom he revealed all of his plans for a united Italy, he was betrayed and arrested two days before the uprising in February 1831
  • Misley's arrest led Duke Francis to believe that danger…

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