The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project

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Andrews, Emma B.Journal on the Bedawin, Volume 1 : 1889-1890.

Biographical Text

Umberto I ruled Italy from 1878 until his assassination in Naples in 1900. He is remembered for entering into the Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary and Germany in 1882, an alliance that was re-instigated in WWI. Umberto expanded Italian colonialism on the African continent, establishing Italian presence in Somalia and Eritrea.

Birth Date

March 14, 1844

Birthplace

Turin, Italy

Death Date

July 29, 1900

Occupation

King of Italy

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Umberto_King_of_Italy

Citation

Citation

“Umberto, King of Italy,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed November 27, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/109.

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