The Revolutions of 1820 in PIEDMONT

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Piedmont - 1820

  • Victor Emmanuel
    • States that 1770 constitution would remain
      • It would never change
      • Absolute monarchy would remain
  • What happened in Naples
    • this caused discontent to come out into the open
    • it meant that the Carbonari gained new members
  • Liberals in Piedmont
    • Established a revolutionary government in the town of Alessandria
      • claimed independance as 'Kingdom of Italy'
      • Declared war on Austria
  • Victor Emmanuel abdicated
    • Meant that liberals turned to Charles


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